Anthony Russo
Anthony Russo
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Stratford, Conn.
High School: Stratford
Position: Free/Fly

2012-2013: Competed in five individual events including the 50 and 100 butterflies, 100 freestyle, 100 breaststroke and 100 individual medley…posted season-best times in the 100 breaststroke (1:20.13) and the 100 IM (1:09.01) against Assumption, 50 fly (27.53) versus Bryant and the 100 free (54.81) and 100 fly (57.35) at the Terrier Invitational.

2011-2012: Competed in five different individual events including the 100 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 100 and 200 butterflies and 200 individual medley…posted season-best times in the 100 back (1:06.83) versus Lehigh and in the 100 fly (59.21), 200 fly (2:12.89) and 200 IM (2:17.13) at the Patriot League Championship…named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2010-2011: Named Holy Cross’ Rookie of the Year...recorded season-best times at the Patriot League Championship in the 100 fly (57.79) and 50 free (24.22)...posted a season-best time in the 200 fly (2:25.46) versus Bryant...named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity swim team at Stratford H.S...team captain junior and senior year...named Stratford High School Male CAS-CIAC Scholar Athlete...received the Southwest Conference Sportsmanship Award in 2008...named to the SWC All-Academic team all four years...was Student Council president...member of  National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Anthony and Donna Russo...has one sister, Jamie...majoring in Political Science.

 

Russo's Top Times

Event (yards) Time Meet (Date)
50 Free 24.22 Patriot League Championship (2/17/2011)
100 Free 54.81 Terrier Invitational (11/18/2012)
50 Back 31.67 Worcester City Championship (1/21/2012)
100 Back 1:06.83 Harold Anderson Invitational (12/2/2011)
100 Breast 1:18.07 Assumption (10/5/2013)
50 Fly 27.53 Bryant (2/2/2013)
100 Fly 57.35 Terrier Invitational (11/17/2012)
200 Fly 2:12.83 Harold Anderson Invitational (11/23/2013)
100 IM 1:08.44 Assumption (10/5/2013)
200 IM 2:17.13 Patriot League Championship (2/16/2012)