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Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy senior Ethan Russel signs his letter of intent to play baseball for Hamline University, located in Saint Paul, Minn. Russell is pictured with his father Greg (left) and mother Starr (right).

MARINETTE — Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy Senior Ethan Russell has a bright future ahead of him at Hamline University where he plans to play the second base position for the Pipers' baseball team.

Russell plans to study Business Administration while minoring in communications at Hamline, which is located in Saint Paul, Minn.

He said that he looks forward to the opportunities the St. Paul area will present. From internships to the diversity, it will be a great place for him to learn and grow.

He’s also excited to share the facility with the St. Paul Saints.

“I’m really blessed to continue to play the game I love for the next four years. I am looking forward to the future and what it has in store," Russell said.

Russell is the son of Starr and Greg Russell.