2011-12 Men's Soccer
Nick Russo
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Nick Russo
Nick Russo

POS.MF
HT.6-1
WT.175
YR.So.
HOMETOWNTarpon Springs, Fla.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLEast Lake HS

As A Sophomore (2011)
Game-By-Game Stats 
Appeared in 12 contests while making one start at forward … helped the Eagles to a 12-6-2 overall record while securing back-to-back Atlantic Sun regular season titles with a 7-1 league mark … finished the season with seven points on three goals and one assist … netted his first collegiate goal for the Eagles final tally in the 3-1 victory at Stetson (Sept. 30) in the A-Sun opener … setup the final score in the 3-1 win over Belmont (Oct. 23) for his first career assist … recorded his first career two-goal game in the 4-1 victory at North Florida in the A-Sun regular season finale … made his first collegiate start in the A-Sun Championship final, helping the Eagles to a 1-0 shutout of sixth-seeded ETSU (Nov. 13) to clinch their first ever tournament title and earn the league’s automatic berth into the NCAA Championship Tournament in the program’s first year of postseason eligibility.

As A Freshman (2010)
Game-By-Game Stats
Competed in two contests … finished the year with three shots including a pair of shots on goal … member of team that recorded a perfect 9-0 A-Sun record, outscoring the opposition 26-2 and landed FGCU its first A-Sun conference regular season championship … team also ranked as high as No. 19 and finished the season No. 20 according to Soccer America.

High School
Four-year player at East Lake HS ... named to Pinellas County All-Star second team in junior and senior seasons ... selected to ’92 Florida ODP State Team ... earned top regular season goal scorer in Pinellas County public schools in junior and senior campaigns ... selected to '92 Super Y ODP Nat'l Camp in sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... selected to national pool of top 30 prospects as a junior.

Personal
Born August 8, 1992 … criminal forensic studies major … son of Gina and Bryan Karnes.