24 Becca Russo
24 Becca Russo
Height: 5-11
Year: So.
Hometown: South Windsor, Conn.
High School: South Windsor
Position: D
Major: Nursing
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  • Has started all 41 games in which she has played during her first two years at Scranton
  • Has scored two goals for four points from her defensive position
  • Has led the Royals' defense to 28 shutouts in the past two seasons
  • Earned All-Region and All-Landmark Conference honors as a sophomore

Sophomore Year (2017)

  • Match-by-Match Statistics
  • Started all 21 matches on defense in her second season at Scranton, earning USC All-Region and All-Landmark Conference honors
  • Was named the Landmark Conference Championship MVP after leading the Royals to a 2-0 win over Suquehanna in the title game, scoring the game-winning goal while anchoring a backline that shut out the River Hawks at Fitzpatrick Field on November 4
  • Finished the season with two goals after also adding a tally in a win at Goucher on October 21
  • Recorded eight shots on the season including three shots on goal
  • Led a Royals' defense that yielded just 14 goals in 21 games while posting 14 shutouts and a 0.64 goals against average

Freshman Year (2016)

  • Match-by-Match Statistics
  • Started all 20 games at right back in her first collegiate season
  • Helped the Royals post 14 shutouts, tied for the fourth most in program history
  • Played a big role on a defense that allowed just 11 goals, the third fewest in a single season in program history
  • Took three shots, including two on goal

Awards & Honors

  • USC All-Region Second Team (2017)
  • All-Landmark Conference First Team (2017)
  • Landmark Conference Championship MVP (2017)
  • Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll (2017)

High School/Personal

  • Earned four varsity letters each in girls soccer and girls 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
  • In lacrosse, 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
  • Was named academic all-American in lacrosse
  • Also earned all-academic honors in both soccer and lacrosse
  • Daughter of Anthony & 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 swimming & diving and women's lacrosse teams at Assumption College
Recent Games
Oct 25 at Penn St.-Berks L, 3-1
Oct 28 Catholic W, 2-1
Nov 1 Elizabethtown W, 3-0
Nov 4 Susquehanna W, 2-0
Nov 11 vs. #25 Rowan W, 2-0
Nov 12 at #10 Messiah L, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 21 7
Games started 21 7
Goals 2 1
Assists 0 0
Points 4 2
Shots 8 5
Shot Pct .250 .200
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 1 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Sep 1 vs. Stockton W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 2 at Kean W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 6 Swarthmore L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 9 Western Conn. St. L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 13 Marywood W, 6-2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 16 at Farmingdale State W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 19 at New York U. T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 23 Moravian W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 26 at Wilkes T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 30 at Elizabethtown W, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 7 Susquehanna W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 11 at Drew W, 4-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 14 at Juniata W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 18 Haverford W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 21 at Goucher W, 6-0 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 0
Oct 25 at Penn St.-Berks L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 28 Catholic W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 1 Elizabethtown W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 4 Susquehanna W, 2-0 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 1
Nov 11 vs. #25 Rowan W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 12 at #10 Messiah L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2016-17 20 20 .00 .00 .00 .15 .000 .10 .667
2017-18 21 21 .10 .00 .19 .38 .250 .14 .375
2018-19 21 21 .14 .00 .29 .86 .167 .62 .722
Total 62 62 .08 .00 .16 .47 .172 .29 .621
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2016-17 20 20 0 0 0 3 .000 2 .667 0 0 0-0 0
2017-18 21 21 2 0 4 8 .250 3 .375 0 0 0-0 1
2018-19 21 21 3 0 6 18 .167 13 .722 0 0 1-1 0
Total 62 62 5 0 10 29 .172 18 .621 0 0 1-1 1
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 21 21 .10 .00 .19 .38 .250 .14 .375
Conference 7 7 .14 .00 .29 .71 .200 .29 .400
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 9 .11 .00 .22 .33 .333 .11 .333
Away 10 10 .10 .00 .20 .40 .250 .20 .500
Neutral 2 2 .00 .00 .00 .50 .000 .00 .000
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Wins 15 15 .13 .00 .27 .53 .250 .20 .375
Losses 4 4 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
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September 10 10 .00 .00 .00 .10 .000 .00 .000
October 7 7 .14 .00 .29 .71 .200 .29 .400
November 4 4 .25 .00 .50 .50 .500 .25 .500
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 21 21 2 0 4 8 .250 3 .375 0 0 0-0 1
Conference 7 7 1 0 2 5 .200 2 .400 0 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 9 9 1 0 2 3 .333 1 .333 0 0 0-0 1
Away 10 10 1 0 2 4 .250 2 .500 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral 2 2 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
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Wins 15 15 2 0 4 8 .250 3 .375 0 0 0-0 1
Losses 4 4 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
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September 10 10 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
October 7 7 1 0 2 5 .200 2 .400 0 0 0-0 0
November 4 4 1 0 2 2 .500 1 .500 0 0 0-0 1