Goodell leads the offense with 19 kills and six aces
2012 (Sophomore): EIVA Offensive Player of the Week (2/6) ... Mike Anderson Player of the Game (2/3, 2/11) ... played in 23 matches, starting 16, and 63 sets ... totaled 126 kills, averaging 2.00 kills per set, and had eight aces, 57 digs and 24 blocks ... had 15 kills on .393 hitting vs. Pacific (1/28) ... had nine kills on 14 errorless swings (.643) against Mount Olive (2/3) ... had eight kills vs. Cal-Baptist (2/4) ... posted nine kills on 14 errorless swings vs. NJIT (2/11) ... tallied eight kills on .462 hitting at Harvard (2/17) ... had 11 kills, eight digs and four blocks vs. Ohio State (3/3) ... posted nine digs vs. Harvard (4/7).
2011 (Freshman): Saw action in eight matches, starting three, and 15 sets ... totaled 34 kills, three aces, 17 digs and five total blocks for the season ...t two kills and one block against CS Northridge (2/5) ... was second on the team with eight kills vs. Ohio State (2/9) ... posted 10 kills and two blocks vs. Rutgers-Newark (2/11) ... tallied eight kills and six digs vs. Princeton (2/12) ... had four kills and five digs vs. Mount Olive (2/18).
Two-year team captain at Centennial High School in Ellicott City, Md. ... also was a two-year letterwinner in soccer and earned Second Team All-County ... played for the Maryland Volleyball Program in Rockville, Md. ... captained the 16-1's, 17-1's and 18-1's ... guided his 18-1's team to the 2008 East Coast Championships ... won the 2009 Can-Am Tournament held in Rochester, N.Y. ... member of the four-time CHRVA Regional Championship Team.
Born Peter James Russell on February 22, 1992 in Baltimore, Md. ... parents are Stew and Marian Russell ... has four brothers, Aaron (18), Samuel (17), Tim (13) and Paul (10) ... father, Stew, played volleyball at Penn State and graduated in 1986 ... brother, Aaron, is a sophomore on the Penn State men's volleyball team ... names beach volleyball, going to the beach and playing soccer as hobbies, Switchfoot as favorite entertainer, math as favorite school subject, the Pittsburgh Penguins as favorite professional sports team, Didier Drogber as favorite athlete, crabcakes and perogies as favorite foods, the Bible as favorite book, "Psych", "Monk" and "Family Guy" as favorite TV shows, "Remember the Titans" and "Talladega Nights" as favorite movies, Denzel Washington and Will Ferrell as favorite actors, Selena Gomez as favorite actress and Ocean City, Md. as favorite place to visit ... majoring in secondary education.
Why I Chose Penn State
"I chose Penn State because of its excellent academic reputation and outstanding volleyball program."