W. SOCCER

W. Soccer: Gabby Russo

Gabby Russo

#28
Position: For.
Ht.: 5-7
Hometown: Middleton, Mass.
Previous School: Masconomet HS
Eligibility: Sr.
Major: Communications


As a Junior: Honorable mention all-Sunshine State Conference...NSCAA second-team all-South Region...Daktronics second-team all-South Region...Two-time SSC Offensive Player of the Week (9/9, 9/23)...Started in 15 games while playing in 21 for the Spartans...Scored seven goals including a season high two goals against Florida Memorial (9/8)...Added 11 assists with two multiple assist games against Georgia Southwestern (9/7) and Saint Leo (10/23)...Registered 47 shots including 25 shots on goal...Top game was a one goal and three assist game against conference opponent Saint Leo (10/23)...Tallied 1447 minutes on the season.

As a Sophomore: First-team all-Sunshine State Conference…NSCAA second-team all-South Region…Daktronics first-team all-South Region…SSC all-championship team…Started in 21 games while playing in 23 for the Spartans…Recorded five goals on the season…Also had nine assists with a season high four against Warner (9/7)…Registered 49 shots with 19 on goal with a season high six against Eckerd (9/15)…Had a shot on goal in four consecutive games (10/2-10/13)…Scored the game winning goal against Barry (9/22)…Also recorded an assist in three consecutive games (9/4-9/9)…Played 90 minutes or more on five occasions including two postseason matches against Rollins (11/4) and West Florida (11/16)…Tallied 1,587 minutes on the season.

As a Freshman: First-team all-SSC…Daktronics first-team all-South Region…NSCAA second-team all-South Region…Played in all of the Spartan’s 24 matches while starting in 22…Recorded first assist of the season in a four-assist performance against Webber International (9/9)…Notched first goal of the season in a two-goal performance against Mercy (9/11)…Finished the season with 20 points from four goals and 12 assists…Had 39 shots and 20 shots on goal throughout the season…Received significant playing time in SSC Tournament and NCAA Division II Tournament…Ended season with 1,458 minutes played.

Club Highlights: Played club soccer for the New England Aztecs and coaches Eric Slack and Dushaune Simpson…Qualified for states...Chosen to play in all-star game.

High School: Attended Masconomet Regional High School where she played for coach Paula Yanakakis…All-state player/Emass all-star, player of the year (MVP of Cal League), Cal all-league player, Boston Globe Player of the Week, Salem News All-Star, Boston Herald All-Scholastic, semifinalist in state tournament in 2010.

Personal: Daughter of Phil and Marisa Russo…Has an older sister (Danielle) and a twin brother (Phil)...Brother plays lacrosse at Babson...Communications major…Birthdate: 6/5/93.

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