27 Becca Russo
27 - Becca Russo
Height: 5-11
Year: So.
Hometown: South Windsor, Conn.
High School: South Windsor
Position: M
Major: Nursing
gp 19
p 1
g 1
a 0
  • Has excelled on defense in her first two seasons, earning All-Region and All-Conference honors both seasons
  • Has started 35 of the 36 games in which she has played in during her career at Scranton
  • Has totaled 105 ground balls, 81 draw controls, and 48 caused turnovers
  • Led team in ground balls during her first two seasons
  • Ranks tied for 13th in program history in draw controls, 18th in caused turnovers, and 23rd in ground balls 

Sophomore Year (2018)

  • Game-by-Game Statistics
  • Played in all 19 contests and made 18 starts on defense, earning First Team All-Region and First Team All-Conference accolades
  • Led team with 54 ground balls while adding 30 caused turnovers and 45 draw controls
  • Attempted four shots on the season and placed three shots on goal
  • Helped Royals post a 10.16 goals against average for the season
  • Also scored one goal, netting first collegiate marker in an 18-9 victory over Cabrini on April 24 at Fitzpatrick Field
  • Ranked 11th in program history for caused turnovers in a season, tied for 12th for draw controls in a season, and tied for 16th for ground balls in a season
  • Tied for the fifth most caused turnovers in a game in progam history with a career-high six in a 16-14 loss at Haverford on March 4
  • Totaled a carer-high seven draw controls in a 16-9 win at Susquehanna on April 21 to tied for the 21st most in a single game in Scranton history
  • Scooped up six ground balls against Haverford on March 4 and at Moravian on April 7

Freshman Year (2017)

  • Game-by-Game Statistics
  • Started all 17 games during her rookie season and earned Second Team All-Region and First Team All-Conference accolades
  • Led team with 51 groundballs on season while also contributing 36 draw controls and 18 caused turnovers
  • Also dished out two assists, both off which came in a win over Lebanon Valley on March 5 at Fitzpatrick Field
  • Had a season-high seven groundballs in a victory over Marywood on March 23 at Fitzpatrick Field
  • Collected a season-best five draw controls in a win over Elizabethtown in the Landmark Conference semifinals on May 3
  • Had three caused turnovers against Shenandoah (February 26) and Drew (April 19)

Honors/Awards

  • IWLCA All-Boardwalk Region First Team (2018)
  • IWLCA/US Lacrosse Metro/Boardwalk All-Region Second Team (2017)
  • All-Landmark Conference First Team (2017, 2018)
  • University of Scranton Athlete of the Week (April 30, 2018)
  • Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll (2018)

High School/Personal

  • Is also a member of the women's soccer team
  • Earned eight varsity letters at South Windsor - four each in girls lacrosse and girls soccer
  • Was all-state as a senior, all-conference as a junior and senior, a Super Juniors participant in 2015 and a Lower New England nominee in 2014
  • Had an impressive 122 draw controls in her senior season
  • Was named academic all-American in lacrosse
  • Also earned all-academic honors in both soccer and lacrosse
  • In soccer, was chosen all-state as a junior and senior
  • Was also all-conference as a sophomore, junior and senior, all-Courant Team as a junior and senior, and all-area as a senior
  • Daughter of Anthony and Evelyn Russo
  • Has two sisters, Samantha and Victoria. Samantha was on the women's swimming & diving team at the University of Vermont, and Victoria is a member of the women's lacrosse team at Assumption College
Recent Games
Apr 18 Drew W, 17-7
Apr 21 at Susquehanna W, 16-9
Apr 24 Cabrini W, 18-9
Apr 28 Juniata W, 20-0
May 2 Moravian W, 17-10
May 5 at No. 15 Catholic L, 18-10
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 7
Points 1 0
Goals 1 0
Assists 0 0
Shots 4 1
Shooting percentage 25.0 0.0
Shots on goal 3 1
Shots on goal percentage 75.0 100.0
Free position goals-shots 0-0 0-0
Ground balls 54 19
Draw controls 45 16
Turnovers 16 2
Caused turnovers 30 8
Fouls 3 0
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 24 at Farmingdale State W, 17-3 0 0 0 0-0 4 1 2 3 0 - 0 -
Feb 27 at Misericordia W, 12-10 0 0 0 0-0 0 1 0 1 0 - 0 -
Mar 4 at Haverford L, 16-14 0 0 0 0-0 6 3 0 6 0 - 0 -
Mar 8 at #8 Ithaca L, 16-7 0 0 0 0-0 5 1 1 1 0 - 0 -
Mar 10 at Shenandoah L, 17-14 0 0 0 0-0 1 2 2 0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Mar 14 at Piedmont W, 17-3 0 0 0 0-0 2 2 1 0 0 - 0 -
Mar 21 at Marywood W, 15-4 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
Mar 25 Goucher W, 21-4 0 0 0 0-0 3 1 0 2 1 0.0 1 100.0
Mar 29 at No. 22 Catholic L, 18-15 0 0 0 0-0 3 2 1 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 3 No. 23 Rowan L, 13-11 0 0 0 0-0 1 4 0 3 0 - 0 -
Apr 7 at Moravian W, 18-9 0 0 0 0-0 6 3 1 3 0 - 0 -
Apr 11 at Oneonta L, 14-11 0 0 0 0-0 1 3 2 3 1 0.0 0 0.0
Apr 14 Elizabethtown W, 19-13 0 0 0 0-0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 18 Drew W, 17-7 0 0 0 0-0 3 1 0 2 0 - 0 -
Apr 21 at Susquehanna W, 16-9 0 0 0 0-0 1 7 0 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 24 Cabrini W, 18-9 1 0 1 0-0 5 3 3 3 1 100.0 1 100.0
Apr 28 Juniata W, 20-0 0 0 0 0-0 3 1 0 1 0 - 0 -
May 2 Moravian W, 17-10 0 0 0 0-0 5 4 1 0 0 - 0 -
May 5 at No. 15 Catholic L, 18-10 0 0 0 0-0 5 5 2 2 0 - 0 -
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2016-17 17 17 0 2 2 0-1 51 36 17 18 2 0.0 1 50.0
2017-18 19 18 1 0 1 0-0 54 45 16 30 4 25.0 3 75.0
2018-19 17 17 0 3 3 0-0 74 79 11 41 2 0.0 2 100.0
2019-20 6 6 0 0 0 0-0 12 25 0 8 0 - 0 -
Total 59 58 1 5 6 0-1 191 185 44 97 8 12.5 6 75.0
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 19 18 1 0 1 0-0 54 45 16 30 4 25.0 3 75.0
Conference 7 6 0 0 0 0-0 19 16 2 8 1 0.0 1 100.0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 6 1 0 1 0-0 20 15 4 11 2 50.0 2 100.0
Away 12 12 0 0 0 0-0 34 30 12 19 2 0.0 1 50.0
Neutral - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 12 11 1 0 1 0-0 32 25 8 15 2 50.0 2 100.0
Losses 7 7 0 0 0 0-0 22 20 8 15 2 0.0 1 50.0
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February 2 2 0 0 0 0-0 4 2 2 4 0 - 0 -
March 7 7 0 0 0 0-0 20 11 5 9 2 0.0 2 100.0
April 8 7 1 0 1 0-0 20 23 6 15 2 50.0 1 50.0
May 2 2 0 0 0 0-0 10 9 3 2 0 - 0 -