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02/10/2016

Irish To Compete at Michigan First Chance Meet

Four swimmers from the women’s team and nine from the men’s team will race in Ann Arbor this weekend.

01/09/2016

Irish Earn 11 Victories Across 2-Day Meet with Virginia

Katie Miller won the women's 400 IM, while Tabahn Afrik and Matthew Grauslys shined for the men's team.

AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16): Swam primarily breaststroke and fly events in first season with the Irish ... began the year at Dennis Stark Relay meet, earning a pair of fifth place finishes in the 400 IM relay (53.78 split) and 300 fly relay (51.36 split), exhibitioning in the 400 medley relay (58.92 split) ... against Michigan State, touched in fourth in the 400 IM (4:14.48), fifth with the 400 medley relay (59.76 split) and sixth in the 200 breast (2:15.05) ... at Purdue Invitational, highest finish cane in 100 fly at 18th (50.17 finals, 51.15 prelims) ... also swam in 200 IM (1:57.27), 100 breast (57.85 finals, 59.81 prelims), 200 fly (1:57.91) and 200 breast (1:53.58) ... at Virginia, earned fifth place showing with 400 medley relay team (1:00.16 split) and exhibitioned in the 100 breast (59.66), 200 fly (1:56.05) and 100 fly (51.01) ... versus Northwestern, placed fourth with 400 free relay (47.64 split), fifth in the 100 breast (59.31) and eighth in the 100 fly (52.15) ... in Shamrock Invitational, touched the wall in 1:58.29 in 200 IM, 51.93 in 100 fly, 1:00.66 in 100 breast and 1:56.64 in 200 fly, coming in 13th with 200 medley relay team (27.37 split) ... finished the year at Michigan First Chance meet, earning two seventh-place finishes in the 200 IM (1:53.63) and 100 fly (49.71).

PREP & PERSONAL: Crowned U-12 High Point Champion ... qualified for national meet at age 13 ... placed sixth at NCSA in 400 medley relay, swimming the breaststroke portion of the race ... named to all-state and all-league lists on three separate occasions both as a sophomore and as a junior ... won state championship as a junior with prep team ... holds state record as a member of 200 medley and 200 free relays ... graduated from Seaholm High School in June 2015 ... swam with both Birmingham Blue Dolphins and Birmingham-Bloomfield Atlantis swim clubs ... awarded two letters for water polo and four letters for swimming ... took fifth at state championship meet in 100 breast as a freshman ... placed 14th in 200 IM and third as a member of 200 medley relay team ... finished third in 100 breast as a sophomore, breaking the school record ... placed eighth in the 200 IM at state meet ... went on to win 200 IM as a junior at state championship ... hails from same area of Michigan as men's lacrosse player Sergio Perkovic ... oldest child of Scott and Danielle Russell ... cousin, Paige, also attends Notre Dame ... has one younger sister ... named an AP Scholar and has earned Academic All-State accolades on three occasions ... participated as a leader of school Field Day committee ... teaches kids how to swim at local YMCA ... is a member of National Honor Society ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

Jack Russell
Jack  Russell

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Birmingham, MI

High School:
Seaholm

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Event:
Breast / IM

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