Bria Russ enters her second season with the Women of Troy.
Russ played mainly at the No. 3 position as a sophomore in 2013... 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.
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).
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.
Bria Russ was born on April 6, 1993... majoring in human performance.