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Mitch Russell
Mitch Russell

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
La Canada Flintridge, Calif.

High School:
La Canada HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
07/24/1993

B/T:
R/R



03/06/2014

Lions Walk-Off with 12-11 Victory in Epic 13-Inning Marathon

Tanner Donnels went 6-for-6 with the game-winning RBI in the bottom of the 13th.

03/06/2014

Streaking Lions Host Northern Kentucky This Weekend

LMU has won four straight games headed into the weekend.

11/05/2013

Crimson/Navy Fall World Series to be Played This Week

The annual Crimson/Navy Fall World Series will begin Wednesday and continue on Friday and Saturday.

03/20/2013

Baseball Continues WCC Play at Saint Mary's This Weekend

LMU will play a three-game WCC series at Saint Mary's this weekend.

03/14/2013

Lions Open WCC Play at Pepperdine

LMU will begin WCC play at Pepperdine this weekend.

02/13/2014

2014 LMU Baseball Season Preview

Sixth-year head coach Jason Gill previews the 2014 LMU baseball season.

03/09/2013

Inside the Lions Post Game presented by MUSCLE MILK

BASE | LMU 5, #26 Oklahoma State 2

02/11/2013

2013 Baseball Season Preview

2013 Baseball Season Preview with head coach Jason Gill.

11/01/2012

Interviews with the player-managers prior to the start of the 2012 Crimson/Navy World Series

Interviews with the player-managers prior to the start of the 2012 Crimson/Navy World Series

10/31/2012

The LMU baseball team held its annual Halloween costume practice on Wednesday.

The LMU baseball team held its annual Halloween costume practice on Wednesday.

03/27/2014

LMU Baseball vs. Oregon - February 21, 2014

LMU Baseball vs. Oregon - February 21, 2014

02/15/2013

2013 Baseball Alumni Game

2013 Baseball Alumni Game

BRIEFLY
Mitch Russell is in his third season with LMU baseball...

AT LMU
2014... made four appearances and one start for the Lions... tossed 7.1 innings and registered a 3.68 ERA with three strikeouts... limited opponents to a .222 batting average against... first collegiate appearance came on 2/21 vs. #11 Oregon (1.0 IP | 2 H | ER | K)... made first career start on 3/5 vs. CSUN (ND | 3.1 IP | 3 H | 2 R | ER | 2 BB | K)...

2013... did not appear in a game as a freshman...

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2012 graduate of La Canada High School in La Canada Flintridge, Calif... a three-year varsity letterwinner and captain under coach Dennis Ballard... recorded 52 strikeouts in 50.2 innings his senior year... ERA of 2.10 his senior year... earned All-League honors for the Rio Hondo League senior year... named league Cy Young Award winner in senior season...

PERSONAL
Mitchell Lawrence Russell was born on July 24, 1993 in Stanford, Calif... son of Joe and Katie Russell... has one brother, Max, who attends USC... chose LMU because of the great baseball program, small class sizes, and location close to home... chose LMU over numerous schools that included WCC opponents Saint Mary's, San Diego, and Pepperdine... a business entrepreneurship major.

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