Men's Basketball—Roster

Mike Russell
#0 Mike Russell

Class Year: 2011

Position: F

Height: 6-4

Weight: 215

High School: Wellesley

Hometown: Wellesley, Mass.

2010-11 season highlights: Russell, a captain, earned All-New England Small College Athletic Conference First Team honors and Maine All-State First Team honors. He led the NESCAC in rebounding (12.6), was seventh in scoring (16.0), second in steals (1.75), and eighth in field goal percentage (.519). Russell finished his career with 1,301 points, 931 rebounds, a .541 field goal percentage over four seasons, and 122 assists. Russell is just one of five players in Colby's storied basketball history to score more than 1,300 points and pull down more than 900 rebounds. 2009-10 season highlights: Mike, a captain for the 2010-11 team, was an All-NESCAC second-team selection and was on the State of Maine first team after averaging 14.1 points and 9.9 rebounds during the season. He was first in the conference in rebounding, first in offensive rebounding (3.64 per game), third in defensive rebounding (6.24), and fourth in field goal percentage (.586). Russell was on the Colby Invitational all-tournament team and was selected for the Team of the Week during the season by D3hoops.com. Russell heads into his senior season at Colby with 918 points and 628 rebounds in his career. 2008-09 season highlights: Russell averaged 12.8 points and 8.4 rebounds in his sophomore season. He was second in the conference in rebounding. 2007-08 season highlights: Mike came off the bench and had a terrific first year, averaging 9.8 points and 6.8 rebounds.At Colby:  Mike is majoring in Administrative Science.  Before Colby: Played basketball and baseball at Wellesley High School...named all-league in basketball.