Thomas

Russo

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Outfield
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Weston, Mass.
High School: Boston College

Bio

Career Honors:
2017 Second Team All-Patriot League

2017 (Junior):

  • Named Second Team All-Patriot League
  • Appeared in all 53 games
  • Recorded a .272 average
  • Posted an on-base percentage of .360
  • Tallied 22 RBI on the season
  • Posted 44 hits for the year
  • Tallied a season-high 4 RBI vs. Army West Point (4/15)

2016 (Sophomore):

  • Appeared in all 57 games for the Crusaders while starting in 56 contests
  • Posted a batting average of .267 on the year with a .338 on-base percentage
  • Tallied 20 RBI for the season while adding eight extra base hits, including one triple
  • Scored 28 runs for the year
  • Notched a pair of RBI against Furman (3/5), Harvard (3/30) and Bucknell (4/23)
  • Scored a season-high three runs against Yale (3/19)
  • Hit a triple in the Patriot League semifinals against Lehigh (5/14) while going 2-for-4 at the plate with a pair of runs scored and an RBI
  • Notched a home run against Massachusetts (3/22)

2015 (Freshman):

  • Appeared in two games as a pinch runner at #23 Texas A&M (2/13) and at Western Carolina (3/7)
  • Also pitched 0.1 inning of relief at Western Carolina (3/7).

High School:

  • Played two seasons of varsity baseball at Boston College High School under head coach Norm Walsh
  • Named team captain as a senior
  • Recorded a career .307 batting average with 14 doubles, three home runs and 29 runs batted in
  • Batted .326 during senior season
  • Played club baseball for the Northeast Baseball Mudhens under head coaches Matt Kruger and Scott Patterson
  • Earned high academic honors all four years
  • Also earned Scholar-Athlete Award as a junior and senior
  • Member of National Honor Society.

Personal:

  • Son of Thomas Russo, Sr. and Cheryl Bellissimo
  • Has three sisters (Ashley, Alexandra and Elizabeth)
  • Father played rugby at Boston College
  • Aunt (Paula Russo Sughrue ‘88) played soccer at Holy Cross
  • Majoring in Political Science.
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