Shae Russell
Shae  Russell

Clovis, Calif.

High School:
Clovis North HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 184



PEPPERDINE 2012: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Clovis High School in 2012 after a standout four-year career as an attacker for head coach Fabrizio Lofaro ... Scored 304 career goals ... Propelled team to back-to-back Division II Valley Championships in final two seasons and scored 69 goals with 74 steals, 70 assists and 44 field blocks in league play ... two-time All-American ... Two-time first team All-TRAC and first team All-Valley ... Prep teammate with current Wave Hans Hilderbrandt ... Also lettered in swimming and was a three-time team MVP ... Also competed on the Division II Valley Championshiprecord-setting 4x400 relay team.

CLUB: Competed for the Clovis Water Polo Club ... Team advanced to the Junior Olympics three straight years ... Placed second in Winterfest as a junior ... Finished third in the Gold Division of the KAP 7 tournament as a senior ... Selected for the 2012 Junior National Training Camp in Berkeley.

PERSONAL: Chose Pepperdine for the academic fit, the campus size and the opportunity to represent the university as a member of the water polo team ...

FAVORITES: Michael Phelps (favorite athlete); Selected to practice with the Junior National Team (top athletic moment) ... Enjoys being outside, playing sports, spending time with friends and cars in his free time.

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