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Courtney Russo

Class: Freshman
Position: Mid-distance
Height: 5-6

Previous School: Fort Myers High School

Hometown: Fort Myers, Fla.

2012 Cross Country (Fr.)
• Finished 18th at the Big South meet, including second among conference freshmen and sixth on the team
• Placed 19th of 251 runners at the Winthrop/Adidas Invitational in her first collegiate cross country 5K race
• Season-best 5K time of 18:24.98 happened at the Royal Cross Country Challenge

Prep
• Graduated from Fort Myers High School
• Placed 13th at the 2010 Florida Class 3A state cross country meet, helping Fort Myers finish third as a team
• Teamed up with her sister Katie on Fort Myers' state runner-up 4 x 800 relay team in 2010
• Top track times included 5:06.40 (1,600) and 11:31.89 (3,200)
• Clocked an 18:36 cross country 5K as a junior

Personal
• Daughter of Greg and Marcy Russo
• Older sister Katie is a junior on the Liberty cross country and track & field teams
• Communications major
• Birthday is on Nov. 7

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
800 - 2:21.58 (Indoor)
1,500 - 4:48.09
Mile – 5:07.23 (Indoor)