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Jeff Russell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Darien, Conn.

High School:
Darien

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 185

Position:
Midfield


2004: Played in eight games at midfield for the Greyhounds ... won 4-of-5 faceoffs versus Pennsylvania ... finished season winning 12-of-21 faceoffs for a .571 win percentage ... also picked up three grounballs

2003: Saw action in three games, including season finale versus Johns Hopkins ... won 2-of-3 faceoffs against Johns Hopkins ... finished season with a .400 faceoff percentage (2-of-5)

2002: Played in two games as a reserve midfielder ... took 12 faceoffs in those two games, winning seven (58.3 percent) ... also had three groundballs

Before Loyola: Played lacrosse and football and was a member of the ski team at Darien ... lacrosse team captain senior year ... team won state championship in 2000 and league championship in 2000 and 2001 ... was an All-America in 2001 ... a first-team all-county and all-state pick senior season

Personal: Majoring in communications at Loyola ... the son of Kathy and Craig Russell .... brother Mike played lacrosse at Duke ... also has brother Scott ... born Oct. 29, 1982