AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013
Earned her best marks of the season in 200 meter dash, long jump and triple jump at the Soka Invitational … Turned in a time of 26.68 seconds to place fourth overall in the 200 … Leaped a distance of 15’11.75” in the long jump and 33’3.75 in the triple jump, finishing top eight in both events … Also competed in the 100 for the tritons and the 4x100 relay, with season-best times of 13.13 in the 100 and 50.32 in the 4x100.
A 2011 graduate of Thousand Oaks High School in Thousand Oaks ... Received the TOHS scholar-athlete award all four years in high school (2008-11) ... Lettered her last three years in track and field (2009-11) ... Earned a frosh-soph standout award in her sophomore year (2009) ... Awarded All-Marmonte Girls Track award and Outstanding Athlete for sprints in both her junior and senior years (2010-11) ... Placed third overall in the triple jump (36'0") at the Arcadia Invitational in 2010 ... Her team won the Marmonte League Championships during all four years (2008-11) ... As a senior, ran the 100-meter dash in 12.65 seconds to take second in a dual meet against Moorpark and Calabasas, finished the 200 in 25.63 to place second at the Marmonte League Finals, and her 4x100 relay team placed seventh overall at the 2011 California CIF SS Finals (48.89).
Born Oct. 24, 1992 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... Parents are Jennifer and Mark Bell ... Has a younger brother named Connor ... Cousin Steven played baseball at St. John Fisher College ... Is a human biology major in Roosevelt College ... Cheers for the Los Angeles Galaxy and the Philadelphia Eagles ... Ryan Lochte is her favorite athlete ... Singing in the showe, dancing and going to the beach are among her hobbies ... Bridesmaids is her favorite movie ... "Royals" by Lorde is on her playlist ... Loves chocolate chip cookies ... Her high school track coach, her parents and her best friend are her greatest influences ... Most memorable track and field moment was when her 4x100 relay team set a best time at the Mt. SAC Relays as a senior ... Plans to go to medical school and become a surgeon after graduating from UC San Diego.