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