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Michael Russell thrives in leadoff spot

He’d only done it once, maybe twice, in about three years. Typically a middle-of-the-order hitter, North Carolina junior shortstop Michael Russell and the leadoff batting spot were unfamiliar acquaintances. But with the Tar Heels desperate for a spark after a six-game losing streak, coach Mike Fox decided to shuffle the deck. (Daily Tar Heel)


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