2010: Only Retriever to start all 48 games… Led the team with 28 RBI, while hitting .271 with four home runs… Recorded 12 multi-hit games… In a double-header against Hartford on April 10, he recorded five hits, four RBI and scored three runs… Named to the America East Honor Roll.
2009: Played in 25 games for the Retrievers, starting 23… Recorded an eight-game hitting streak from March 8 to March 19… Hit four hits, including two home runs and a double, and earned a career-high 5 RBI against Yale on March 9… Scored a season-high three runs against North Dakota State on March 16.
2008: Played in 17 games, starting nine in the outfield for the Retrievers… Totaled 11 walks on the season, tied for sixth for a Retriever… Finished the season with eight runs scored and three RBI while accumulating four hits in 33 at-bats… Went 1-for-2 with one run scored and two walks against George Washington.
Background: A standout athlete at W.T. Clarke High School in Westbury, N.Y…. Helped lead his team to the 2005 New York State Championship title, was part of the Long Island team that won the 2006 New York State Empire Games gold medal, and represented Nassau County in the 2007 Vytra Long Island All-Star game… Led the Rams in 2006 with a .442 average, 38 hits, 36 runs scored, 1.08 ERA, 7-1 record, and 63 strikeouts in 52.0 innings pitched… Also earned All-Conference honors in 2005 and 2007… Lists his best performance as hitting the game-winning home run in the 2006 Nassau County Championship that sent the Rams to the Long Island Championship where he hit a three-run homer to clinch the win… Named to the honor roll as a freshman and sophomore… One of three children to Anthony and Vicki Russo… Has two siblings, Anthony and Jesse… Father, Anthony played baseball for Adelphi University… Majoring in political science and aspires to become a lawyer… Born Sept. 12, 1989.