Player Profile: Gianna Russo, CUNYAC Top Rookie

Gianna Russo. Photo: John Jay

Name: Gianna Russo

Honor: Rookie of the Year, CUNYAC

School/Class: John Jay, Freshman

Hometown/High School: East Northport/St. Anthony’s High School

2018 Statistics: 15 games/12 starts; 14 goals/5 assists; 969 minutes played

Season Highlights:  The midfield/forward led the Bloodhounds in goals and shots (33) with five of her goals game-winners. She had hat-tricks against SUNY Maritime and CCNYW and had a two-goal game vs. New Jersey City University.

Noteworthy: Majoring in forensic science, her favorite athlete is Mia Hamm and her favorite team is the U.S. Women’s National Team.