Kirstie Russell
Kirstie Russell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Feura Bush, N.Y.

High School:
Bethlehem Central

Height:
5-5

Event:
Diving

Birthdate:
09/25/1991


04/12/2013

ECU Student-Athletes Earn C-USA Academic Medal

Almost 50 Pirates were honored after earning a 3.75 GPA or higher

03/20/2013

Pirates End Season At Zone Diving Championships

Dunsmore and Russell wrap up careers at regionals

02/23/2013

ECU Sets Numerous Records On Day Three Of Swimming Championships

The ladies remain in fourth-place, while the men continue to occupy third

02/21/2013

ECU Completes Day Two Of Competition At C-USA Championships

Women remain in fourth-place, but the men dropped to third

02/20/2013

Kirstie Russell Named To The Conference USA All-Academic Team

Russell owns a 3.807 GPA as a communications major

As A Junior (2011-12)
Participated in 11 dual meets ... Placed among the top-10 in all three diving events at the C-USA Championships: platform (5th), 3-meter (6th) and 1-meter (7th) ... Scored 36 points at the championship event ... Qualified for NCAA Zone B Regional Championships ... Recorded eight medal finishes, including runner-up twice ... Made the Chancellor's List both semesters.

As A Sophomore (2010-11)
Competed in all 12 dual meets ... Tallied 18 points at C-USA Championship meet ... NCAA Regional qualifier ... Recipient of the ECU Coaches Award ... Recorded four top-3 finishes on the one-meter springboard ... Registered a pair of top-3 finishes on the three-meter springboard.

As A Freshman (2009-10)
Participated in six dual meets, Gamecock Invitational and C-USA Championships ... Placed among the top-12 at the C-USA Championships in all three diving events ... Named Conference USA Diver-of-the-Week ... NCAA Regional qualifier ... Set the ECU freshman record on the one-meter springboard.

Prior To ECU
Attended Bethlehem Central High School ... Dove for Flip `N Rip Diving under coach Maria Coomaswamy-Falkenstein ... Three-time Junior National Qualifier ... Qualified for the N.Y. state championships three times ... Posted an undefeated record twice during her high school career ... Two-time Empire State Games Qualifier ... High school sectional finalist.

Personal
Pursuing a degree in communication ... Born Sept. 25, 1991 ... Parents are Mary and Daniel Russell ... Earned C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll accolades.


Russell's Top Times
Event Score Date Opponent In The ECU Record Books
1-Meter 297.98 1/16/10 Old Dominion
3-Meter 265.35 11/13/10 Campbell/College of Charleston