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Brett Russell






200 lbs.




Enid, Okla.

Previous School

Enid HS/Seminole State Coll.





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NJCAA Academic All-American – 2021*
NJCAA Academic All-American – 2020*
Mountain West Academic All-Conference – 2022
Mountain West Scholar Athlete – 2022

 *-Indicates award was achieved during career at Seminole State College (2020-21).

2024 (Senior) – #13

Voted team captain by players…

2023 (Junior) – #13

Voted team captain by players…in second season with Lobos pitched in five games out of the bullpen…totaled 5 2/3 innings pitched…struck out seven hitters…threw a season-high 2 1/3 innings on Feb. 19 vs. Oregon State…threw one shutout inning at Grand Canyon on March 14…had a season-high three strikeouts on April 8 vs. San Jose State.

2022 (Sophomore) – #13

In first season on the Lobo staff pitched in 15 games and led the team with 14 starts…ranked second on the team with 59 innings pitched and 46 strikeouts…earned first win as a Lobo on March 26 at Air Force…had a season-high eight strikeouts on March 5 at San Jose State…academic all-conference selection…named a Mountain West Scholar Athlete.

Seminole State College (2020-2021)
2021 (Freshman) – #18

Pitched in 14 games, making 11 starts and picking up five wins in second collegiate season…logged 55 innings while striking out 77 for an average of 12.6 strikeouts per game…reached double-figure strikeouts on two occasions, including a season-high 13 strikeouts on March 11 against Northeastern Oklahoma A&M…threw a season-high 6 2/3 innings on April 1 against Connors State College…NJCAA Academic All-American for the second straight season.

2020 (Freshman-COVID) – #18

Pitched in seven games during the coronavirus-shortened 2020 season…made six starts and collected three wins…struck out 46 hitters in 29 innings, for a strikeout-per-game rate of 14.28…named an NJCAA Academic All-American.

Enid High School (Class of 2019)

Helped his team to the 2018 Class 6A district championship…graduated in the spring of 2019.

Russell on choosing UNM: “UNM is a great school with a history of having a rich program and a great coaching and support staff. I felt like I was a part of the family from Day 1.”