Deianna Russell
8  Deianna Russell

Chatsworth, California

High School:
Chatsworth HS

Last College:






Robinson, Mills Named GWC Player and Newcomer of the Year

In total, seven Wolverines earned All-Conference honors


Wolverines Win First-Ever GWC Title


Wolverines Fall to Houston Baptist, 3-2

UVU Needs 3 Wins Monday to Win GWC Title


UVU Softball Represented Well on All-PCSC Teams

Tiffany Mills and Jamie North made the first team while Cassie Herrera and Marie Williams made the second team.


Wolverines Drop Senior Day Contest to San Jose State

Seniors Amanda Perez and Deianna Russell were honored prior to the game.

At Utah Valley
SENIOR ~ (2012): Named to the All-GWC Second Team and a PCSC Honorable Mention selection ... played in 56 games, started 52 (at catcher and DP) ... hit .261 with six doubles and 20 RBIs ... also scored six runs, walked five times, slugged .301 and posted a .290 on base percentage ... committed just one error for a .994 fielding percentage and threw out nine would-be base stealers ... in PCSC-only play hit .283 with two doubles and six RBIs ... had two four-game hitting streak, seven multi-hit games and six multi-RBI contests.

JUNIOR ~ (2011): Named to the All-PCSC First Team and the All-GWC Second Team ... played in all 50 games and started 49 of them ... at the beginning of the year switched off between playing behind the plate and as the DP but by the end of year was an every day catcher ... hit .304 with six homers, five doubles, 32 RBIs, slugged .474 and posted an on base percentage of .356 ... in PCSC-only play she led UVU with a .414 batting average and hit five dingers and drove home 7 runs ... posted an 8-game hitting streak towards the end of the year and had nine multi-hit games ... threw out 11 would-be base stealers and posted a .978 fielding percentage.

Before Utah Valley ...
High School: Prepped at Chatsworth HS in Chatsworth, Calif. ... lettered all four years at Chatsworth High in softball and lettered one year in volleyball ... batted 8-for-10 in city section playoffs ... a two-time Second Team All-League, and was also First Team All-League her junior year ... was a team MVP three times and a three year scholar athlete.

Other College: Attended the University of Louisiana at Monroe for two years and played softball for the Warhawks ... excelled their as a utility player.

Personal ...
Born January 19, 1990 ... graduated from Chatsworth HS in 2008 ... majoring in English at UVU ... enjoys going to LA Dodger games ... wants to visit the Bahamas ... favorite TV shows are The Hills and Family Guy ... parents are Paul and Lorraine Russell.