Impressed in his Spartan debut when he placed first at the Jeff Drenth Memorial with a time of 15:35.8; earning Big Ten Male Runner of the Week honors, the first Spartan male since 2006 ... Finished eighth at the Spartan Invitational with a time of 25:05 ... Clocked in at 25:33.9 at the Roy Griak Invitational ... Clocked in at 25:47.6 at Pre-Nationals.
At Siena Heights:
National Qualifier and All-WHAC team in 2008 ... Was a national qualifier in the 5000m and 10,000m in 2009 ... Finished 17th in the 10,000m event, earning all-WHAC honors.
Earned four Varsity letters in cross country and two in both swimming and track & field at Erie Mason High School ... Was selected to the 2004 and 2006 all-state team in cross country ... Three time regional champion in 3200m run and state champion in 3200 meter relay in 2007 ... Five time all-LCAA selection ... Elected captain of the cross country team in 2005 and 2006 ... Two time regional champion in the 3200m run.
Born on May 18, 1989 to Ronald and Lesa Russeau ... Majoring in civil engineering.