Connor Russell

ACCOLADES

  • University of Albany 2013-2017
    • 3x America East Champion
    • 4x NCAA Tournament Participant
  • 2016:
    • Played in seven games, going 9-for-29 on faceoffs with four ground balls
    • Won four faceoffs out of 10 in road victory at UMass (3/8)
    • 3-for-6 on faceoffs with a ground ball in 12-8 win vs. Binghamton (4/16)
  • 2015:
    • Won 52.8% (102-193) of faceoffs in first eight games of the year, grabbing 57 ground balls
    • Won 14-26 faceoffs (53.8%) with six ground balls in season-opening victory at Drexel (2/21)
    • Career-high 14 ground balls, a caused turnover, an assist and 16-26 on faceoffs (61.5%) in road win over Canisius (3/17)
    • Won 24 of 42 faceoffs (57.1%) with 13 ground balls in win at Harvard (3/25)
    • Won all five faceoff attempts in last game played vs. UMass Lowell (3/28)
  • 2014:
    • Primary faceoff specialist for UAlbany, playing in 15 games with eight starts
    • Took 282 faceoffs, winning 131 and grabbing 68 ground balls
    •  Four 10-ground balls games, including vs. Vermont (3/29), winning 18 of 28 faceoffs, and at Hartford (4/6), going 16-28 on faceoffs
  • High School
    • Four-year varsity letterwinner in lacrosse, football and hockey at Penfield HS
    • 2012 High School All-American
    • All-county honors all four seasons
    • All-Greater Rochester honors in 2011 and 2012
    • Led Penfield to the Section V Class A championship in 2013
    • Team captain in lacrosse as a  senior, captaining hockey team as a junior and senior
    • 70% faceoff success rate and 140 ground balls as a senior
    • Finishing career with a 70% faceoff success rate, 620 ground balls and 30 goals
  • Coaching Experience
    • Coaching Staff member University at Albany
    • Coaching Staff member SUNY Geneseo
    • Current Coaching Staff member College of Saint Rose

COACH RUSSELL IS LOCAL TO ALBANY, NY

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