The Friars look to improve upon their 2-1 America East record.
As a Junior: Played in 26 matches on the season ... Averaged 1.84 kills per set ... Registered a season-high 11 kills at Dartmouth on Sept. 14 ... Had a season-high five blocks at Stony Brook on Oct. 18 ... Was named to the DePaul Invitational All-Tournament team (8/30-8/31) ... Was named to the America East Fall Commissioner's Honor Roll for posting a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. As a Sophomore: Played in all 31 matches and 108 sets ... Led the Friars in hitting percentage (.197), kills (239) and service aces (28) ... Ranked second in total blocks with 55 and added 60 digs ... Notched double-digit kills in nine matches including a career-high 17 kills against Fairleigh Dickinson on Aug. 25 ... Set a career-high with six digs on Oct. 28 versus Binghamton ... Recorded a season-high six blocks versus St. Peter's (8/29) ... Notched four service aces versus St. Peter's (8/29) and Quinnipiac (9/14 ) ... Named to America East Fall Commissioner's Honor Roll. As a Freshman: Saw action in 28 matches ... Finished sixth on the team in kills (102) while registering 34 digs ... Set a career high in kills (8) against St. Francis (NY) on Sept. 9 and a career high in digs (3) on two occasions, against La Salle on Aug. 27 and Holy Cross on Aug. 31 ... Named to America East Fall Commissioner's Honor Roll. At Round Rock - Played her prep volleyball at Round Rock High School in Round Rock, Texas ... Earned two varsity letters in volleyball at Round Rock, while adding three in basketball and two in track and field ... Was a four-year member of the Austin Performance club team ... An Academic All-State honoree as a senior, also earned second team All-District honors as a junior ... As a sophomore, received All-District honors in basketball and was a state qualifier in discus. Personal: Born in Round Rock, Texas, on November 13, 1992 ... Daughter of Sylvia Acosta and Tom Russian ... Brother, Alex, graduated from Louisiana State Univeristy and played long snapper ... Joined the women's basketball team as a walk-on ... Global Studies and Spanish major with a minor in Music.