Russ Marchewka

Player Information

  • Height: 6'6"
  • Birthdate: October 5, 1982
  • Hometown: San Diego, CA
  • College: UC Irvine

Best Finish

  • AVP: 3rd (2 times)
  • International: N/A
  • Overall: 3rd (2 times)

Played at Cal-Irvine from 2000-2003 every position but libero, where he helped lead the team to its first ever number one national ranking (in 2003).

Editor of The Body Blog at Started the World Health Club in association with The Body Blog in 2011.

Favorite Food: Chips and salsa, Chipotle
Favorite Movie: Fletch, The Count of Monte Cristo and Planet Earth
Favorite Group: I’ll listen to any music with a good beat. Country is not my thing though.
Favorite Quote: “The dream was always running ahead. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle.” –Anais Nin
Most often used word/Phrase: The harder I work, the luckier I get!
One of my best memories: qualifying for the first time — it made me believe that eventually I could play and compete with the best