5 Kim Russell
|Hometown:||Anaheim Hills, Calif.|
|High School:||Orange Lutheran HS|
BIOLA `10: Played her third season at the NAIA level for Head Coach Aaron Seltzer and the Eagles in La Mirada, Calif. Played in 130 of 143 sets and made 29 starts Had the third-most kills on the team (264) and averaged 2.03 kills per set and posted the third-most total points on the team (296.0) by adding 271 digs, and 48 total blocks Had eight games with double figures in kills including a season high of 15 on Aug. 27 at Northwestern Tied her career high twice with a pair of service aces on Aug. 21 versus Black Hills State and again on Oct. 26 versus Azusa Pacific Registered double figures in digs on nine occasions including a career-high 14 on Sept. 3 versus Rocky Mountain Tied her career high with five total blocks on Oct. 30 at Cal Baptist Posted double-doubles (kills/digs) on five occasions.
BIOLA `09: Played in 99 sets over 28 matches, including 18 starts Had 15 matches with 10-or-more kills including a career-high 19 kills against Indiana Tech on Sept. 5 Opened the season with season-high, back-to-back, six-dig performances Set a career high with 5.0 blocks on Oct. 10 vs. Point Loma Nazarene (one solo, four assists) Her best all around match came on Sept. 5 when she blasted 19 kills, a service ace, three digs and a block assist, totaling a career-best 20.5 points Hit .600 (13 kill, 1 error, 20 attempts) on Sept. 5 against Carroll.
BIOLA `08: Played in just 34 sets over 18 matches as a freshman Compiled just 12 kills in 56 swings, six service aces, 11 digs and three block assists Her best game came in her second collegiate game versus Daemen on Aug. 23 when she had two kills, an assist, two service aces and a block assist in a 3-0 sweep.
ORANGE LUTHERAN HS: Lettered two seasons for Coach Marc Laulhere and the Lancers Was a graduate in 2008 Also lettered in soccer as a freshman.
PERSONAL: Born Apr. 11, 1990, in Anaheim, Calif. Full name is Kimberly Anne Russell Parents are Mark and Karen Russell Has an older sister, Kelly (23), and two younger brothers, Matthew (18) and Michael (14) Majoring in English Has aspirations of becoming a high school math and English teacher or a writer Says her high school coach, Marc Laulhere, has had the most influence on her career Favorites include: Red Hot Chili Peppers (musical group), "Garden State" (movie), "Wilfred" (TV show), Brazillian volleyball player Gilberto "Giba" Amauri de Godoy Filho (athlete) and macaroni and cheese (food).