Giving up 3.50 goals per game, Russell and his Midshipmen teammates will play their home opener Saturday when sixth-ranked North Carolina travels to Annapolis. Game time is set for 12-Noon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
LAX: Russell named defensive player of the week
Russell, who is among 37 players named to the 2005 Tewaaraton Award Foundation's watch list, has led Navy to a pair of early-season victories, including an 11-5 decision over 14th-ranked Ohio State last Saturday on the road. The junior keeper produced a combined 15 saves in two contests, while boasting a .682 save percentage in nearly 118 minutes of action. The second-year starter owns a 16-2 career record in goal.
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