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Benjamin Russell
Benjamin Russell

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Indiana, Pa.

Position:
Epee

Experience:
SO.


03/22/2013

Nittany Lion Fencers Retain First Place After Day Two of NCAA Championships

Penn State has Two NCAA Runner-Ups and Four All-Americans as Men's Portion Of Competition Concludes

03/22/2013

Nittany Lion Fencers Retain First Place After Day Two of NCAA Championships

Penn State has Two NCAA Runner-Ups and Four All-Americans as Men's Portion Of Competition Concludes

03/21/2013

Penn State Fencing In First Place After Day One

All Nittany Lion Men Place Within Top Ten of Events

03/21/2013

Penn State Fencing In First Place After Day One

All Nittany Lion Men Place Within Top Ten of Events

03/20/2013

Penn State Fencing Seeks 13th National Championship

Nittany Lions Send 11 Qualifiers to San Antonio This Weekend

Career Statistics
2012-1322-10.688
Career22-10.688

LION CAREER:
2012-13: Russell joined the Nittany Lions in the beginning of 2013 and found immediate success. The newcomer qualified for the Mid-Atlantic/South Regional competition, in which he placed eighth and earned himself a bid to the NCAA National Championships.At the championships he won 11 bouts to take 15th place. He finished the regular season with a strong record of 22-10, highlighted by three 3-0 performances against Penn, Harvard, and Duke.

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL:
Benjamin Russell comes to Penn State from Indiana, Pa. He went to Kiski Prep High School. He fences for the Ligonier Fencing Club in Ligonier, Pa. Ben is majoring in Environmental Safety and Health Engineering at Penn State.

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