Duke Women's Lacrosse BIO
17 Devon Russell
2014: Appeared in 13 games on defense as a freshman while earning starts against Virginia (3/22) and High Point (4/2) … Registered three ground balls, one draw control and one caused turnover … Picked up a season-high two ground balls against Davidson (3/13) … Posted a draw control and a caused turnover at Virginia Tech (3/9) … ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to Duke: Lettered four seasons for Jessica Grom Shoulberg at West Morris Mendham … 2013 US Lacrosse Academic All-American … Tallied a career-high 26 goals as a senior to earn second team all-country and all-conference recognition … Led Mendham to the Morris County championship as a sophomore while guiding the squad to the county finals and the New Jersey Group III finals all four years … Also helped her team win four sectional titles and earn a top-10 ranking in the state and a spot in the national rankings each year … Finished her prep career with 45 goals … Competed on the Steps Elite Lacrosse Club team … Lettered three years in soccer, garnering honorable mention all-county and all-conference accolades … Also competed in basketball and indoor track and field … Four-year member of the High Honor Roll.
Personal: Born Devon Alexandra Russell on Feb. 27, 1995 in Summit, N.J. … Daughter of Brice and Denise Russell … Has one brother, Ethan, and one sister, Paige … Twin sister, Paige, is also a member of the Duke women’s lacrosse team.