10 Stephen Russo
10 Stephen Russo
Height: 5-9
Weight: 175
Year: So.
Hometown: Livingston, N.J.
High School: Livingston
Position: GK
gp 13
gs 5
min 537:57
ga 92
gaa 10.26
sv 91

2019 – SOPHOMORE SEASON
Played in 13 of 15 games, serving as the team’s primary goalie … Made 91 saves in 537:57 in the cage on the season … Posted a .497 save mark and a 10.26 goals against figure … Tallied a 5-1 record on the campaign while making five starts … Made a season-high 12 saves while allowing just eight goals in win at Utah (4/20) … Tallied 10 saves in 11-9 win vs. Detroit Mercy (4/24) … Had his first collegiate assist against NCAA qualifier Robert Morris while making 11 saves (4/13) … Stopped nine of 14 shots vs. Air Force (2/23) … Posted 10 saves while allowing eight goals against nationally ranked North Carolina (3/17) … Finished with nine saves and nine goals allowed vs. No. 1 Penn State (3/23) … Concluded season with 27 ground balls and four caused turnovers. 

2018 – FRESHMAN SEASON
Played in each of the final 13 games in goal … Started the final 10 contests in the cage … Made 117 saves in 620:44 of action on the season … Posted a .515 save percentage for the year, the sixth-highest mark by a Division I freshman … Contributed double-digit saves in eight of his 10 starts, including seven of the final eight games … Named to USILA Team of the Week March 20 … Made 17 saves against eventual national finalist Duke, the highest figure by a Duke opponent all season (3/18) … Tallied 12 saves on 19 shots on goal in win at Air Force, his first career start and the program’s first road win against a Division I opponent (2/23) … Posted 14 saves at eventual MAAC champion Canisius (3/4) … Stopped 11 of 17 shots in win over Lafayette (3/13) … Posted 12 saves on 21 shots on goal in win over Sacred Heart (4/21) … Finished with 20 ground balls on the season … Made his collegiate debut in the road opener at Michigan, making a pair of saves (2/10). 

Pre-CSU Highlights
Named first team all-state by New Jersey coaches after posting .723 save percentage and 5.63 goals against mark in senior season … Posted 263 saves and 53 ground balls during the 2017 season while leading team to conference championship … Left Livingston as all-time saves leader and believed to be among top 10 in New Jersey history … Named the Kimber Division Player of the Year in 2017 and also earned Livingston’s Charles Winters Award for the school’s outstanding male athlete … Named all-state honorable mention in 2016 after making 258 saves for Livingston, among the top 10 totals in the state, while posting a .675 save percentage … Named All-Super Essex Conference First Team in each of his final two seasons and All-Waterman Conference First Team honors in 2016 … Claimed all-state second team sophomore/freshman honors in 2015 by The Star Ledger … Made 270 saves in 2015 while contributing a .635 save percentage … Combined to post 93 ground balls in 2015-16 … Was a two-year team captain … Played for Building Blocks Elite on club circuit … Was an honor roll student … Also was a three-year letterwinner in football and served as a captain in his senior season. 

PERSONAL
Son of David and Suzanne Russo … Has a younger brother, Brian … Born August 10, 1999 … Accounting major.

Recent Games
Mar 23 No. 1 Penn State L, 15-11
Apr 2 Canisius W, 19-10
Apr 6 St. Bonaventure W, 18-5
Apr 13 Robert Morris L, 13-8
Apr 20 at Utah W, 17-8
Apr 24 Detroit Mercy W, 11-9
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 13 -
Games started 5 -
Minutes 537:57 0:00
Goals against 92 -
Goals-against average 10.26 -
Saves 91 -
Save pct 49.7 0.0
Wins 5 -
Losses 1 -
Ties 0 -
Win pct 83.3 0.0
Date Opponent Score gs min ga sv sv%
Jan 26 The Hill Academy   - - - - -
Jan 26 The Edge   - - - - -
Feb 2 at No. 15/16 Ohio State L, 12-9 0 30:00 6 6 50.0
Feb 9 No. 20 Michigan L, 10-8 0 30:00 3 5 62.5
Feb 16 Bellarmine W, 17-8 - - - - -
Feb 23 vs. Air Force L, 11-8 0 40:46 5 9 64.3
Feb 24 at No. 8/9 Denver L, 16-8 0 30:00 12 4 25.0
Mar 2 at Mercer W, 12-8 - - - - -
Mar 9 at Marquette W, 7-5 0 30:00 4 4 50.0
Mar 12 at Lafayette W, 10-9 0 27:24 4 2 33.3
Mar 17 vs. No. 15 North Carolina L, 15-9 0 36:02 8 10 55.6
Mar 23 No. 1 Penn State L, 15-11 0 45:00 9 9 50.0
Apr 2 Canisius W, 19-10 1 59:50 9 8 47.1
Apr 6 St. Bonaventure W, 18-5 1 30:00 2 1 33.3
Apr 13 Robert Morris L, 13-8 1 60:00 13 11 45.8
Apr 20 at Utah W, 17-8 1 58:55 8 12 60.0
Apr 24 Detroit Mercy W, 11-9 1 60:00 9 10 52.6
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% win loss tie win %
2017-18 13 10 620:44 110 10.63 117 51.5 3 6 0 33.3
2018-19 13 5 537:57 92 10.26 91 49.7 5 1 0 83.3
Total 26 15 1158:41 202 10.46 208 50.7 8 7 0 53.3
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% win loss tie win %
Total 13 5 537:57 92 10.26 91 49.7 5 1 0 83.3
Conference - - 0:00 - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
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Home 6 4 284:50 45 9.48 44 49.4 3 1 0 75.0
Away 5 1 176:19 34 11.57 28 45.2 2 0 0 100.0
Neutral 2 0 76:48 13 10.16 19 59.4 0 0 0 0.0
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Wins 6 4 266:09 36 8.12 37 50.7 5 0 0 100.0
Losses 7 1 271:48 56 12.36 54 49.1 0 1 0 0.0
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February 4 0 130:46 26 11.93 24 48.0 0 0 0 0.0
March 4 0 138:26 25 10.84 25 50.0 1 0 0 100.0
April 5 5 268:45 41 9.15 42 50.6 4 1 0 80.0