Venzal Russell Commits to Lakehead University Men’s Basketba
Lakehead University Athletics is pleased to announce the
commitment of Venzal Russell (Detroit, MI) to attend Lakehead University and
suit up for the Varsity Men’s Basketball program. Russell is a 6’2” wing who
recently graduated from
Coach Scott Morrison feels Russell will add something to the returning lineup this season. “We expect Venzal to make an immediate contribution to the team on both ends of the floor. He is going to add to our transition game and give us a flexible match-up on the defensive end” he states.
Russell is coming off a stand-out junior college career
which saw him named a NJCAA Division 3 All-American. He broke onto the national
scene for the first time in 2009 recording Vermillion’s first quadruple double
with a 23 point, 12 rebound, 11 assist and 11 steal performance versus
Legendary Vermillion head coach Paul MacDonald believes his latest product will prove to be a solid pick-up by the Thunderwolves as he adds, “Venzal Russell will be a fine addition to the Lakehead program. He is an outstanding player who loves to compete. This JUCO All American will fit in nicely with his athletic style of play”.
Russell is the second recruiting announcement for Lakehead
this off-season. 6’1” guard Ben Johnson
Last Edited: July 15th, 2010
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