Height: 5'10"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Providence, R.I.
High School: Classical HS



Lettered all four years at Classical H.S. in Providence, R.I. under coach Robert J. Palazzo … Received All-American recognition in weight throw in 2015 and 2016 … Earned other top results including freshman shot put state champion (2012), varsity state champion in weight throw (2016), varsity second team weight and hammer throw all state (2014), and varsity third team discus all state (2016) … Senior year stats include shot put (36’11”), weight throw (57’5”), hammer throw (169’11”), and discus (125’1”) … Won varsity girls state championship with the Purples in 2014 … Received academic all-state indoor and outdoor honors in 2016.


Lysah Russell was born on September, 30, 1998 in Providence, R.I. … Daughter of Richard Russell and Gioconda Rosario … Mother is a certified nursing assistant … Has one sibling, Richard … Played varsity volleyball in high school … Majoring in psychology.

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