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Gregory Russell
Gregory  Russell

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Glendale, CA

High School:
Hoover

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 245

Position:
Pitcher

Birthdate:
06/13/1982

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right

THE BOOK ON RUSSELL

  • Made the most strides of any of the pitchers during the team's fall practices... should see quality innings in middle relief... an imposing figure on the mound at 6-8... has seen limited action in two seasons at Wake Forest... hits 90 with his fastball and throws a curveball and a changeup.

    2002: SOPHOMORE SEASON

  • Made one appearance at Rice... pitched two innings and allowed three runs.

    2001: FRESHMAN SEASON

  • Pitched in five games and got his feet wet in the ACC at Florida State and Georgia Tech... looked sharp vs. Appalachian State going two innings 0with just one hit allowed and a strikeout... pitched two innings at Florida State allowing one run on two hits but with two strikeouts... threw two innings against Duke and gave up two runs on one hit and three walks... made his career debut against Charlotte.

    HOOVER HIGH SCHOOL

  • Voted All-Valley first baseman in 1999... earned Hoover High's most valuable player award as a senior... named team's most improved player as a sophomore... averaged over two strikeouts per inning pitched as a junior... participated in the Area Code Games last summer in Long Beach, pitched and won two games at the 1998 Junior Olympics in Tucson, Ariz.

    ODDS & ENDS

  • English and Economics major... parents are Nancy and Bill Russell... the tallest person to ever play baseball at Wake Forest.

    Off the Field With Gregory Russell

  • Favorite Class: Understanding Japan
  • Favorite Music Group: Weezer
  • My Hobbies Include: Movies, whiffle ball
  • Most Impressive People You Know: Parents
  • Best Player I've Ever Played Against: John-Ford Griffin (formerly of Florida State)
  • Favorite Sport Besides Baseball: Billiards
  • Favorite Sportscaster: Vin Scully

    CAREER STATISTICS

    Career Highs 		
    IP:	2.0 	four times
    K:	2 	at Rice (2-15-02)
    	2	at Florida St. (3-30-01)
    BB:	3 	vs. Duke (3-11-02)
    

    YR G-GS W-L CG SH SV ERA IP H R ER BB SO 2001 5-0 0-0 0 0 0 6.48 8.1 7 8 6 4 4 2002 1-0 0-0 0 0 0 13.50 2.0 3 3 3 1 2 Totals 6-0 0-0 0 0 0 7.84 10.1 10 11 9 5 6

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