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    Kristen Russell
    19 Kristen Russell
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Dauphin, Manitoba

    High School:
    Dauphin Regional Secondary

    Height:
    5-6

    Position:
    Forward

    Last Team:
    Parkland Panthers

    AS A SENIOR • 2008-09
    Recorded nine points in 34 games...had an assist in the season opener against Sacred Heart (9/27)...finished with one assist against No. 7/6 St. Lawrence (10/11)...scored her first goal of the season at Princeton (10/24) on the power play...collected three assists in Vermont series (1/3-4), including one on the game-winning goal in the second game...gave UConn a 2-1 lead against No. 4/4 Mercyhurst (1/16) with second goal of the season...had two shots on goal vs. Providence (2/1)...once goal on Senior Day against No. 5/5 New Hampshire (2/21)...earned Hockey East All-Academic Honors.

    AS A JUNIOR • 2007-08
    Saw action in 34 games...recorded one goal at Boston College (12/1)...was named a Hockey East All-Academic All-Star.

    AS A SOPHOMORE • 2006-07
    Saw action in 30 games...scored two goals and added 14 assists for 16 points...ranked third on the team in assists...opened the year with a four-assist effort against Vermont (10/6)...had two assists in win over Maine (10/21)...scored the game-winning goal with 3:14 remaining against No. 5 Harvard (12/5)...had two assists in win at No. 9 Boston College (2/10)...missed the final five games with a broken arm...UConn went 0-4-1 in those five games.

    AS A FRESHMAN • 2005-06
    Saw action in 30 games...scored two goals and added 14 assists for 16 points...ranked third on the team in assists...opened the year with a four-assist effort against Vermont (10/6)...had two assists in win over Maine (10/21)...scored the game-winning goal with 3:14 remaining against No. 5 Harvard (12/5)...had two assists in win at No. 9 Boston College (2/10)...missed the final five games with a broken arm...UConn went 0-4-1 in those five games.

    BEFORE UConn
    Graduated from Dauphin Regional Secondary School...assistant captain of Team Manitoba at Under-18 Nationals in 2005...captain of Parkland Panthers Female Midget AA in 2004 and 2005...won bronze medal at 2004 Western Canadian Championships with Parkland...assistant captain of Westman Selects AAA summer hockey team for four seasons...also earned four varsity letters in soccer and softball...named to honor roll throughout her high school career.

    PERSONAL
    Kristen Elise...daughter of Darren and Teresa Russell...has one sister, Meghan...born on July 8, 1987...an exercise science major.

    Year GP G A Pts PP SH GW P-PIM +/-
    2005-06 34 9 14 23 3 0 3 6-12 +1
    2006-07 30 2 14 16 0 0 1 3-6 0
    2007-08 34 1 0 1 0 0 0 2-4 -5
    2008-09 34 3 6 9 2 0 0 4-8 +2
    Career 132 15 34 49 5 0 4 15-30 -2
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