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#13 Russell Young

Position : Catcher
Date of Birth :
Height : 5'11
Weight : 184
College : Johnson County
Bats : Right
Throws : Right
Resides : Surrey, BC
School Year : Freshman

Freshman Year 2021
Was a member of Gonzaga University baseball team, coached by Mark Machtolf … Did not see action in 2021 … The Bulldogs was the West Coast Conference regular season title and earned hit highest-ever seeing in a Regional in 2021 … Earned placement on the Gonzaga University Dean’s List for the fall semester of 2020.

High School
Was a two-year starter and three-time letter winner for coach Jamie Bodely at Langley Secondary, Surrey, BC … Graduated 2020 … Led the team with .398 average during the 2019 season … Had 33 hits with six doubles, a triple, wo home runs, 28 runs scored and 13 home runs that season … Hit .337 with 29 hits, 22 runs and 13 RBI as a freshman,  … Hit .366 as a junior while setting season highs with 37 hits, 35 runs scored, 23 RBI and 23 stolen bases … Senior was cancelled to the COVID-19 pandemic … Was a member of the Canadian Junior National Team  in 2020 … Ranked as British Columbia’s Class of 2020 No. 2 catcher and the No. 22 overall prospect in the state by Perfect Game … Nationally was the 213 overall catching prospect by Perfect Game … Graduated with honors.

Personal
Born Russell Allen Young on May 10, 2002, in Calgary, Alberta … Nickname is Russ … Son of Jeffrey and Janice Young … Has two sisters, Joelle and Kaella … Major is undecided … Also recruited by Seattle University … Favorite food is beef teriyaki … Favorite fast food restaurant is Chick-fil-A … Favorite restaurant is Buffalo Wild Wings … Favorite TV show is Drive to Survive … Favorite movie is Top Gun … Favorite sports movie is The Benchwarmers … Favorite actor is Daniel Craig … Favorite book is Green Eggs and Ham … Favorite music entertainer is Bolder Wall … Favorite cartoon character is Boots … Favorite athlete is Wilson Contreras … Favorite sports team is the Pittsburgh Pirates … His greatest sports moment was playing against the Toronto Blue Jays with Team Canada … Best player he has played against is Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Rowdy Tellez … A notable alumnus from his school is St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Tyler O’Neill.

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