10 - Ashlee Russell
Ashlee Russell
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ponce De Leon, Mo.
High School: Spokane HS
Position: Opposite

In 2009: Russell recorded season-highs of 15 kills and a .419 hitting percentage vs. Southeastern Oklahoma on Sept. 12, 15 digs at Central Missouri on Sept. 18, 17 points ve Dallas Baptist on Oct. 3,  and five blocks at Washburn on Oct. 6 while starting in 14 of the 19 matches she played for Southern...for the season Russell collected 144 kills while hitting .264, serving percentage of .949, with 108 digs, 24 total blocks and 164 points.

In 2008: Russell was an honorable mention All-MIAA selection as a sophomore after finishing third on the team in kills and second in average ... Had a stellar match against Nebraska-Omaha where she hit .615 with eight kills and non errors ... Had a season high 15 kills against Southwest Baptist.

In 2007:
As a redshirt freshmen Russell played in every match and appeared in 115 games ... she also started in 21 of 32 matches ... finished second on the team in almost every offensive category recording 335 kills and averaging 2.91 per game ... was second on the team in points where she averaged 3.33 per game ... on defense she was third in total digs with 262 and fourth with 2.28 per game

In 2006: Redshirted as a freshmen

In high school: Russell was a three-year varsity starter in volleyball and this season was named conference MVP ... A state qualifier in track & field, she earned volleyball all-district honors three times in her career and was also the all-county volleyball MVP as a junior.

Personal: A Mass Communication major ... born December 31, 1987 in Springfield, Mo. ... the daughter of Tim and Terry Russell ... has one brother, Curt.


Season    GP      MP      K       K/G     E       TA      Pct      A       A/G     SA      SA/G    SE
2007      115       32     335     2.91    130  1049    .195    11      0.10    21       0.18      31
2008      110       31     216     1.96      81    593    .228    44      0.40      3       0.03        3

2009       67        19     144     2.15      48    363    .264    23      0.34      6       0.09        9

TOTAL   292      82     695    2.38   259 2005   .217    78     0.27    30      0.10     43

Season DIG D/G RE BS BA TB B/G BE BHE Points Pts/G 2007 262 2.28 18 4 47 51 0.44 6 3 383.5 3.33 2008 128 1.16 5 6 42 48 0.44 8 5 246.0 2.24

2009      108     1.61       4         4       20      24      0.36       5          6       164.0   2.45

TOTAL   498    1.71    27       14    109   123      0.42    19       14       793.5  2.72