1 Russell Russo LeVasseur
1 Russell Russo LeVasseur
Birth Date: 09/03/1987
Height: 6-3
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif.
High School: Dos Pueblos HS
Position: GK

2009: Played 1.25 games in goal for the Gauchos...Tallied 12 saves on the year and averaged 9.6 saves per game...Posted an 8.0 goals against average...Had a season-best eight saves against Fresno Pacific (Nov. 7). 2008: Played in one of the Gauchos' contests in his first year on the active roster...Tallied three saves and allowed one goal against Iona College (Oct. 7). 2007: Redshirted.

Played at Dos Pueblos High School under head coach Chris Parrish...Helped the Chargers to back-to-back CIF Division IV titles in 2005 and 2006 marking the first championship titles for Dos Pueblos in over 20 years for Dos Pueblos...Winning CIF is his most memorable athletic achievement...Was twice picked as his team's MVP and Best Defensive Player...Named First Team All-CIF in 2006 and Second Team All-CIF in 2005...Was an all-league and all-conference selection...Selected as MVP of the County All-Stars in 2006...Also competed in volleyball and swimming...Was a member of the National Honor Society and Blue Ribbon Award winner.

Played with Santa Barbara Water Polo Club, which he helped to the 2006 National Junior Olympics Championship...Also played for Blaze Water Polo.

Russell Russo LeVasseur was born on Sept. 3, 1987 in Ventura, Calif....Parents are Phil LeVasseur and Irene Russo...Nicknamed "Sim Card"...Is majoring in environmental studies at UCSB and aspires to one day work with animals and their environments...Is involved in Campus Crusade at UCSB...Also enjoys playing volleyball, ultimate frisbee, hiking, backpacking, running, camping, EAB, environmental activism, cooking, massage therapy, yoga, meditation and filming...Rage Against the Machine is his favorite musical group...Names "There Will Be Blood" as his favorite movie and enjoys the "The Lord of the Rings" series...Steve Carell is his personal hero...Says camping and hiking in Yosemite was his most memorable athletic achievement.