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    Bria Russ
    Bria  Russ

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Long Beach, Calif.

    High School:
    Long Beach Poly HS

    Height:
    5-9

    Experience:
    2V

    04/14/2015

    No. 1 Trojans Hit Blackjack With Pair of 5-0 Sweeps in Irvine

    The Women of Troy tied a program-best 21-match winning streak with two victories on Tuesday

    04/12/2015

    No. 1 USC Sand Claims 5-0 Sweeps Over Santa Clara and Boise State

    The Women of Troy advanced to 19-0 on the season with a pair of wins at the USAV Beach Collegiate Challenge

    04/12/2015

    Trojan Pairs Victorious at USAV Beach Collegiate Challenge

    USC sand volleyball sophomores Kelly Claes and Sara Hughes won the pairs championship in Hermosa Beach

    04/09/2015

    No. 1 USC Takes Out Lions and Dons to Close Home Season

    The Women of Troy improved to 17-0 with wins over Loyola Marymount and San Francisco

    04/04/2015

    No. 1 Trojans Crash No. 3 Waves For 3-2 Win at Zuma Beach

    The Women of Troy are 15-0 to start the season; the best start in program history

    03/19/2013

    Sand Volleyball: Spring Break Road Trip (Day 2)

    The Women of Troy face Pacific in their first road dual match of the season.

    2015
    Russ enters her senior season with the Women of Troy.

    2014
    As a junior, Russ compiled a 28-9 overall record… she paired primarily with Eve Ettinger and occupied the No. 4 position where the duo finished 19-3 in duals with a 26-8 overall mark… advanced to the quarterfinals of the USC Tournament, the USAV Beach Collegiate Challenge Bronze bracket, and the Pac-12 Invitational… advanced to the semifinals at the Rainbow Wahine Spring Challenge… won 11 straight matches from March 25-April 13.

    2013
    Russ played mainly at the No. 3 position as a sophomore… produced an 18-11 overall mark… went 5-1 with Kirby Burnham at No. 1 early in the season, paired with Eve Ettinger at No. 3 and went 13-10.

    INDOOR
    Russ appeared in 26 matches for USC as a freshman outside hitter in 2011, and was utilized mainly as a service specialist… recorded eight service aces (0.14 saps) and 26 digs (0.46 dps).

    HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
    Russ was a four-year varsity letterwinner at Long Beach (Calif.) Poly High… earned Prep Volleyball All-America first team, MaxPreps Division I all-state first team and All-CIF Southern Section Division I first team honors in her 2010 senior season… named to the Prep Volleyball Defensive Dandies in her junior and senior seasons… named 2010 All-Moore League Co-Player of the Year while earning All-Moore League first team honors… registered 16 kills and 20 digs for Poly in a five-set loss during the 2010 CIF Division I state championship… earned All-Moore League first team honors in her 2009 junior season… named to the Long Beach Press Telegram Dream Team three years… played four years of club volleyball for Mizuno Long Beach Volleyball Club… named to the 2010 17-Open Junior Olympics All-Tournament team… earned 2008 15-Open Junior Olympics All-Tournament team honors.

    PERSONAL
    Bria Russ was born on April 6, 1993, in San Diego, Calif.… mother is Uvette… majoring in human performance.