Aug. 8, 2007
Bakersfield, CA - Saint Mary's junior Bronwyn Russell was named the 2007 Pacific Coast Softball Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year, which was announced by the conference on Wednesday. Russell excelled both on the field and in the classroom. As a health science major, Russell carries a 3.93 cumulative grade point average following the 2006-07 school year.
Aside from her accomplishments in the classroom, Russell was powerhouse on the field for the Gaels in 2007. A first team selection to both the all-conference team and the CoSIDA All-District VIII team in 2007, Russell hit .295 and was third on her team with 51 hits.
She also tied for second on her team with 29 runs scored and two triples, while leading the team with 25 walks and 13 stolen bases. Russell picked up her play to a new level in PCSC play and was second in the conference with a .435 conference average.