Sand Volleyball

    Bria Russ
    Bria  Russ


    Long Beach, Calif.

    High School:
    Long Beach Poly HS




    No. 1 USC Women's Sand Volleyball Falls To No. 2 Pepperdine In AVCA Semis

    Women of Troy lose by 3-2 score for second year in row in semifinals.


    No. 1 USC Women's Sand Volleyball Splits Two Matches At AVCA National Championships

    After being upset by Hawaii and then defeating Stetson, USC now meets No. 2 Pepperdine in Saturday semifinal


    No. 1 Trojans Cruise Past Arizona and Boise State

    The Women of Troy completed the regular season with a 22-1 record and extended their winning streak to 21


    No. 1 USC Claims Pac-12 Invitational Crown

    The Women of Troy posted three 5-0 victories to run their winning streak to 19 straight duals


    Burnham and Hughes Win Gold Bracket at USAV Beach Collegiate Challenge

    Kelly Claes and Alexa Strange took home the title in the Silver Bracket


    Sand Volleyball: Spring Break Road Trip (Day 2)

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

    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.