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Becky Russell
Becky Russell
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.-1L
Hometown: Arlington, Texas
High School: Nolan Catholic
Position: Swimming
Events: Butterfly, Freestyle

Academic Notes: Majoring in exercise science with a minor in psychology…Two-time WAC All-Academic selection...Three-time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete award recipient...Named an Academic All-American in high school.

2013-14 (Senior): Swam in 50 and 100 freestyle and 100 butterfly at the WAC Championships...Swam in the C final in 100 Fly with a time of 58.37...Recorded a career-best time of 24.49 in 50 Free...Recorded a career-best time of 53.79 in 100 Free...Also swam a time trial in 100 Fly and recorded a career-best time of 58.20...Recorded a career-best time of 2:13.36 at UNLV Invitational...Part of 400 Free Relay team that took third versus Grand Canyon...Placed fifth in 100 Fly versus New Mexico State and fifth in 50 Free versus Grand Canyon...Also swam in 200 Free Relay and 200 and 400 Medley Relays during the season.

2012-13 (Junior): Swam in 50 and 100 freestyle and 100 butterfly at the WAC Championships...Recorded career-best time of 24.74 in 50 Free...Recorded career-best time of 54.96 in 100 Free...Recorded career-best time of 59:38 in 100 Fly...Placed fourth in 100 Fly versus Northern Colorado...Placed fourth in 100 Free versus Arizona State...Also swam in 200 and 400 Free Relays and 200 Medley Relay during the season.

2011-12 (Sophomore): Competed in home meets vs Idaho and Washington State and dual at New Mexico State before a season-ending injury...Career best time of 25.82(c) in 50 Free vs Idaho...Career best times of 57.71 in 100 Free and 1:02.93 in 100 Fly at New Mexico State...Also swam in 200 and 400 Free Relay and 200 Medley Relay. 

High School: Four year letter winner and starter, one year team captain at Nolan Catholic HS…Earned first team All-State honors…Member of high school record breaking 400 freestyle relay and 200 medley relay teams.

Personal: Rebecca Analicia Russell was born Jan. 24, 1992 in Dallas, Texas…Daughter of Steve and Alicia Russell…One older brother, Thomas...Aspires for a career as a physical therapist…Hobbies include running, volleyball and playing the viola.