Russell Thompson Athlete Profile

Russell Thompson

Russell Thompson
Height: 5-9 Weight: 150 Roster Years: 1979-1982 Hometown: Sierra Vista, CA Last School: Buena High School


  • Majored in physical education with an emphasis in athletic training

Before BYU

  • At Buena High School he was named MVP in tennis for two years and compiled a 25-5 singles record and a 27-3 doubles record
  • In 1978 and '79 he played on the Southern Arizona Jr. Davis Cup team
  • Ranked No. 6 in the Southwest District in 1979


  • Walked on to the BYU tennis team
  • Won Utah State Doubles Championship with Richard Bohne
  • Had a 9-11 singles record and 13-11 doubles record in 1980-81