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.