Spartans line up with competitive field to begin season
Spartans face off with both teams for the second time this season.
Spartans line up with Gophers, Badgers
MSU races BU, Rutgers Friday; Takes on Ivy Foes Saturday morning
Spartans Face Earliest Start Since 2009
2014: Novice eight won by a full length over Wisconsin and by open water over Minnesota at Michigan (4/12)... Defeated the Brown novice eight by open water (3/29)... Finished nearly 30 seconds ahead of Rutgers, who edged Boston by two seats in the novice eight race (3/28)... Defeated Duke and Kansas at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational (3/15).
Prior to MSU: Attended Midland High School ... Member of National Honor Society ... Varsity letterwinner in basketball and track her junior year ... Academic All-State selection ... Part of District Champion teams in both basketball and track along with a Regional Championship in basketball.
Personal: Born Nov. 6, 1994 ... Daughter of Brian and Debbie Russell ... Plans to major in physiology.