Ericka Russell
Ericka Russell


Tuscaloosa, Ala.

High School:
Northridge HS





Women's Basketball Adds a Trio to Staff


Alabama Student-Athletes Set to Receive Degrees during Commencement Weekend

The Crimson Tide is slated to graduate seven student-athletes that have been a part of two national championships during their careers and more than 70 overall


Alabama Student-Athletes Set to Receive Degrees during Commencement Weekend

The Crimson Tide is slated to graduate nine student-athletes that have been a part of two national championships during their careers and more than 75 overall


Alabama Athletics Honors 2011-12 Standouts

Senior golfer Brooke Pancake and senior offensive lineman Barrett Jones were named the winners of the Paul W. Bryant Award given annually to the top male and female student-athlete


Women's Basketball Wraps up Home Slate with No. 25 South Carolina

Ericka Russell to be recognized before the game on Senior Day

2011-12 (SENIOR)
Named MVP of the Paradise Jam ... Preseason All-SEC Second Team selection ... Lowe's Senior CLASS Award candidate ... had 12 points, a career-high tying four steals, four assists and six rebounds in 38 minutes against Louisiana Tech to help the Tide win the 2011 Paradise Jam Island Division ... tacked on 12 points, five rebounds, two steals and one assist in the win over Seton Hall ... recorded a game-best 29 points, 18 of which came from three-point range, in addition to three steals in 34 minutes versus Old Dominion ... had a game-high 15 points, nine of which were scored from three-point range, in addition to five rebounds and one assist in the win against Georgia Southern ... added 15 points, two rebounds, two assists and one steal in 17 minutes of play in the Tide's win over Northwestern State ... recorded the 1,000th point of her career in Alabama's season opener where she finished with 11 points ... also recorded two rebounds, one assist and one steal in the win over the Colonels.

2010-11 (JUNIOR)
Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... named SEC Player of the Week on Feb. 21 ... received the team's Defensive Award ... tied the school record for three pointers in a single game with eight at Arkansas ... tallied double-digit points in 19 of the Tide's games this season ... tallied 20 points, four rebounds and a pair of assists in Alabama's WNIT victory at Memphis ... instrumental in lifting Alabama over Mississippi where she scored a game-high, and season-best, 21 points ... more importantly, when the Rebels closed the gap to one point with 8:08 remaining in the game, she nailed a three-pointer and had a pair of steals that she converted to fast break layups to seal the victory for Alabama ... she would also collect a career-high tying four thefts ... added 12 points, four assists, two rebounds and one steal in Alabama's victory at Auburn ... chipped in 12 points, three assists, three steals and two blocks in the win over Florida ... had a team-high 11 points at Georgia ... recorded 16 points, including a three-pointer with 37 left on the clock, to help Alabama beat Mississippi State on the road ... also added three assists and a pair of steals in the win against the Lady Bulldogs ... collected 11 points, three steals, two rebounds, two blocks and one assist against Kentucky ... added 10 points, two steals, two assists and one rebound against Vanderbilt ... had 14 points while also dishing out a team-high four assists in the win over Alabama A&M ... chipped in a game-best 17 points in the win over Belmont ... added 14 points and went 7-of-8 from the free throw line in Alabama's win over Alabama State ... scored 18 points while also adding four rebounds, three assists and three steals in win over NC State ... had a game-high 18 points, 12 of which came from three-point range, in addition to three rebounds, two steals and one assists in season opener against Tennessee State.

2009-10 (SOPHOMORE)
Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... received the team's Defensive Award ... played in 27 games after sitting out the first three with an injury ... started in 21 games throughout her sophomore season ... led the team in scoring seven times ... was second on the team in total points scoring 308 during the year ... led the team in three-pointers made with 46 ... posted a new career-high with 30 points connecting on 6-of-11 from behind the arc, in addition to grabbing four rebounds and two steals against Georgia in the SEC Tournament on March 4 ... her 30 points against the Lady Bulldogs tied the most points scored in a single game by a sophomore ... tallied 11 points in Alabama's win at Florida in the regular-season finale on Feb. 28 ... recorded 12 points, two rebounds, two assists and two steals against Tennessee on Feb. 18 ... posted 13 points, four rebounds and a career-high four steals at Georgia on Feb. 14 ... scored 15 points and added four rebounds, two assists and a pair of steals at Vanderbilt on Jan. 28 ... set a new career-high with seven assists in addition to posting 18 points against Florida on Jan. 21 ... led the Tide with 17 points, including five shots from behind the arc against Kentucky on Jan. 17 ... added 14 points against both South Carolina and Auburn on Jan. 10 and Jan. 14, respectively ... scored 22 points, including 15 from three-point range in the second half, at Mississippi on Jan. 6 ... tallied 14 points and dished out four assists against Southern Miss on Dec. 30 ... chipped in a game-high 13 points in win over Presbyterian College on Dec. 21 ... connected on 4-of-5 attempts from behind the arc against Illinois on Nov. 29 on her way to scoring 14 points ... scored 16 points and added five rebounds, three assists and a steal against CSU Bakersfield on Nov. 28 ... had a solid outing versus Southeastern Louisiana on Nov. 24 with 12 points, nine rebounds and two steals ... returned from injury against Belmont on Nov. 21 scoring four points and adding three steals, two assists and a pair of rebounds.

2008-09 (FRESHMAN)
Named to SEC All-Freshman Team ... member of the SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll ... started 25 games for Alabama ... saw action in all 30 games ... amassed double-figure points 14 times ... the Tide's top point producer on seven occasions ... played a career-high 36 minutes on her way to scoring 17 points and grabbing three steals in win over Mississippi on Feb. 19 ... pulled down a career-high six rebounds and tied her career-high in steals with three against Mississippi on Jan. 18 ... drained a career-best 25 points in SEC debut against Vanderbilt on Jan. 8 ... pulled down a career-high tying five rebounds on Dec. 29 against Belmont ... scored 21 points and added four rebounds and three steals against Austin Peay on Dec. 20 ... made first career start against Northern Iowa on Nov. 29 ... voted to the Nugget Classic All-Tournament Team ... averaged 10.1 points per game, second best on the team ... averaged 1.0 steal per game ... scored 304 points and grabbed 30 steals on the season ... led the Tide in three pointers made with 57, averaging 1.9 per game ... named to the Alpha Lambda Delta honor society, Phi Eta Sigma freshman honor society, National Society of Collegiate Scholars and recognized for the Black Scholars Award.

Attended Northridge High School in Tuscaloosa, Ala. ... played for Lytrice Washington at NHS ... first female basketball player at NHS to sign a Division I scholarship ... named to the Tuscaloosa News Super Five twice and was selected as Player of the Year after her senior season ... named team MVP for three seasons ... was the leading scorer at NHS for three seasons ... finished her career with a school record 1,792 points ... first player in NHS history to break the 1,000 point barrier ... reached 1,000 points in just two seasons ... led NHS to a 25-5 record her senior season ... helped NHS to an Area championship her freshman and sophomore seasons ... helped NHS reach its first regional in school history her freshman campaign ... averaged 21 points, 6.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 5.0 steals in her high school career ... tallied 23 points, 7.0 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 4.0 steals as a senior ... recorded 17.1 points, 6.8 boards, 4.7 assists and 4.5 steals per game her junior year ... recorded a career-high 37 points twice ... missed her sophomore season with a torn ACL ... played for the Alabama Twisters club team ... helped the Twisters make the Elite Eight at the national tournament in 2007.

Born October 9, 1989 ... daughter of Edward Braggs and Betty Russell ... has one sister, Latasha ... earned her undergraduate degree in business administration in three years ... currently pursuing a master's degree in sport management.