Bethany Russ
Bethany Russ


Grayslake, Ill.

High School:





2007:Appeared in all 18 games with 17 starts ... led the team with nine goals ... second on the team with 20 points ... Brine MVC Offensive Player of the Week (9/17) ... Prairie Farms/MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week (9/19) ... scored the game-winning goal in ISU's win over Drake in the MVC Tournament semifinals (11/9) ... also scored the game-winning goal against Indiana State (10/5) ... against Morehead State (9/16), recorded the program's fifth hat trick, tying the school record for goals and points in a game.

2006: Appeared in all 18 games with 17 starts ... fifth on the team with seven points, with three goals and one assist ... scored goals against Oakland (9/7), Eastern Michigan (9/15) and Missouri (9/24) ... recorded an assist on Meghan Boler's second goal of the day against North Dakota State (10/20) ... led the team in shots on goal percentage (.714), taking 21 shots, 15 of which were on goal ... AFNI Honor Roll selection.

2005: Appeared in 19 games with four starts ... third on the team with 12 points, on four goals and four assists ... scored her first career goal against Loyola (9/20) ... also tallied goals against Creighton (10/7), Evansville (10/16), and Northern Iowa (10/23) ... two of those goals were game-winners (10/7, 10/23) ... named to the 2005-06 Valley Honor Roll ... AFNI Honor Roll member.

2004: Saw action in 18 games, with 12 starts ... recorded her first career point on an assist against Indiana State (10/1).

Prior to ISU: Three-year starter and four-year letterwinner ... holds school record for most goals scored in a season (27) ... senior year, she was named all-conference and team MVP ... top scorer her sophomore year with 16 goals ... named most improved freshman year and leading scorer ... also a member of the basketball team ... named Female Athlete of the Year as a senior.

Personal: Bethany Ann Russ ... born April 26, 1986 ... daughter of Ron and Linda Russ ... majoring in health education.