Kirstie Russell
Kirstie Russell


Feura Bush, N.Y.

High School:
Bethlehem Central





ECU Student-Athletes Earn C-USA Academic Medal

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


Pirates End Season At Zone Diving Championships

Dunsmore and Russell wrap up careers at regionals


ECU Sets Numerous Records On Day Three Of Swimming Championships

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


ECU Completes Day Two Of Competition At C-USA Championships

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


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.

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