AS A FRESHMAN IN 2016
Made 12 appearances, with four starts ... Two winning decisions came over first two outings ... Did not allow a run in seven of 12 stints, including first two (6.1 IP) and last three (4.0), and did not give up a home run ... Made college debut in nightcap of doubleheader vs. The Master's (2/6) on Opening Day, coming on in relief to start a pick-off play to end the ninth before tossing a perfect 10th with two swinging strikeouts around a comebacker and earning his first career win ... Drew first collegiate start to open doubleheader vs. UT-Permian Basin (2/12), tossing season-long five shutout frames with three hits against (0 BB) and a season-high five strikeouts in 8-1 victory ... Did not appear again after April 10 due to injury.
Teammates with Kyle Lucke for the Portland (Ore.) Pickles of the Great West League (GWL) in their inaugural season during the 2016 summer, under former University of Oregon standout J.J. Altobelli.
A 2015 graduate of Fullerton Union High School ... Made 11 starts on the mound as a senior, posting a 1.53 ERA over 64 innings pitched with 58 strikeouts, six complete-game efforts, and a batting average of .414 ... All-Freeway League First Team as a senior ... Two-time Team MVP his final two years ... Team's Pitcher of the Year and FUHS Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a senior.
Born April 16 in Fullerton ... Parents are Richard and Andrea Bell ... Father played baseball at UC Santa Barbara ... Has two older brothers named Garret and Jack ... Jack played football at Pomona College ... Aerospace engineering major at Sixth College ... Would like to pursue a career in engineering after graduating from UCSD ... Roots for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim ... Favorite athlete is Cole Hamels ... Top movie is American Sniper ... Loves hamburgers.
CAREER PITCHING HIGHS (current through 2016 season)
Innings Pitched: 5.0, 2/12/16 vs. UT-Permian Basin-1
Hits: 7, 3/6/16 at Cal State LA
Runs: 3, 2 times (last 3/6/16 at Cal State LA)
Earned Runs: 3, 2 times (last 3/6/16 vs. Cal State LA)
Walks: 3, 2 times (last 2/27/16 at Cal State San Bernardino-1)
Strikeouts: 5, 2/12/16 vs. UT-Permian Basin-1
CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS (current through 2016 season)
2016: 1.000 (0-5-0)
TOTALS: 1.000 (0-5-0)