BRIEFLY... Rylan Russell is in his first season of college water polo at LMU...
BEFORE LMU... graduated from Flower Mound High School, where he played four years of water polo... Was a two-year captain and all-state performer... Earned third place at state his sophomore and junior years (2015 and 2016) and second place at state as a senior (2017)...Competed for Thunder Water Polo and earned a platinum finish at the junior olympics in 2015, 2016, and 2017.
PERSONAL... Matthew Knoedler was born in Walnut Creek, CA, and is the son of Deidra and Robert Russell... Father, Robert, played tennis at Louisiana State University... Has two brothers, Vincent and Reid...In high school, volunteered running water polo games and with Breakfast Buddies (positively influencing children from low income families)... Earned USA Water Polo Oustanding Academic All American, TISCA Swimming All American Academic, Top Student In PreAP Precalculus and PreAP Physics, National Merit Commended, National Honor Society, and Math Honor Society... Was an all-state swimmer as a junior and senior in high school... Intends to major in civil engineering at LMU.
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