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Courtney Russo

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

Previous School: Fort Myers High School

Hometown: Fort Myers, Fla.

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
800 - 2:20.96
1,000 - 3:04.97 (Indoor)
1,500 - 4:48.09
Mile – 5:07.23 (Indoor)

2013 Cross Country (So.)
• Limited to just one race due to injury
• Placed 57th overall and 10th among the Lady Flames at the VMI Invitational

2013 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Made the Big South 1,500 final, where she placed 12th
• Season-best 1,500 time of 4:48.09 came at the Raleigh Relays

2012-13 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Closed out her freshman indoor season with a personal-best 5:07.23 mile clocking, placing fifth in the Big South final

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 senior on the Liberty cross country and track & field teams
• Graphic design major
• Birthday is on Nov. 7