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Nicole Russo
Nicole Russo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kenner, La.

High School:
Archbishop Chapelle

Height:
5-7

Position:
IF

Bats/Throws:
R/R

2006 ... Backup infielder saw action in 28 games, starting one ... Saw six at bats and scored six runs ... Was 2 for 3 in stolen base attempts ... Started second career game Feb. 12 against Centenary.

2005 ... Saw first collegiate action ... Played in 31 games, with her only start coming Feb. 13 against Marshall ... Posted first career hit on Feb. 5 against Kentucky ... Drove in a run against the Wildcats with a single in the fifth inning ... First career home run came against Middle Tennessee on March 4 ... Recorded four assists while seeing time in the outfield and at third base.

2004 ... Utilized her redshirt season.

High School ... Was a four-time first team All District and first team All East Bank Team member ... Earned first team All State honors as a senior as well as winning District MVP ... Led Chapelle to back-to-back District titles ... Batted .453 as a senior with a 1.186 slugging percentage ... As a junior, hit .506 with 20 stolen bases ... Also played basketball, track and volleyball in high school ... Earned Second Team All District honors in volleyball as a senior and in basketball as a sophomore ... Took sixth place in the state pole vault competition as a sophomore ... Was a Wendy's High School Heisman nominee.

Personal ... Born June 11, 1985 in Metairie, La., to John and Karen Russo ... Has one brother, Daniel, 22, and one sister, Rebecca, 17 ... Majoring in nutrition and food science.