2008: Redshirted the season.
Club Experience: Played for the Chicago Magic squad that was tabbed Illinois Regional and State Champions after placing third at nationals.
High School: Lettered three seasons for St. Charles North ... Named All Conference junior and senior year.
Personal: Full name is Joseph Stephen Russell ... Son of Stephen and Angela Russell ... Has two older brothers, Alex, who is a member of the Coastal Carolina men's soccer team and Kyle, who is the assistant coach ... Majoring in computer science.