Track & Field

Brandon Bell


Bloomington, Minn.

High School:
John F. Kennedy



Brandon  Bell


Marquette Travels to Jack Johnson Invitational

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Personal Bests (as of June 2015):

60: 7.04 seconds (No. 3 all-time at MU)
200: 22.42 seconds (No. 6 all-time at MU)

: 10.88 seconds (No. 9 all-time at MU)
: 22.37 seconds

Indoor (So.): Competed in the 60- and 200-meter dashes ... Recorded a personal-best and the third-fastest mark all-time at MU in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.04 seconds at the Blue & Gold Invitational (Dec. 5) hosted by Notre Dame ... Took seventh at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships (March 1) in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.16 seconds ... Also placed seventh in the 200-meter dash at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 22.59 seconds.
Outdoor (So.): Competed in the 60- and 200-meter dashes, as well as the 4x100-meter relay during the outdoor season ... Competed in two events at the BIG EAST Championships (May 9) ... Took fifth place in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.21 seconds after setting a season-best time in the preliminaries with a time of 11.13 seconds ... Ran the opening leg in the 4x100-meter relay, which placed fourth overall with a time of 42.31 seconds.


All-BIG EAST (indoor 4x400-meter relay, outdoor 100-meter dash)
BIG EAST All-Academic
Indoor (Fr.): During the 2013-14 indoor season competed in 60- and 200-meter dashes ... Recorded a personal-best and fourth all-time mark at Marquette with a time of 7.07-seconds in the 60 meters at the BIG EAST Championships (Feb. 22) ... Also ran the 4x400-meter relay at the conference meet and placed sixth as the lead leg with Carson Meinholz, Brendan Franz and Anton Rice (3:26.67).
Outdoor (Fr.): Competed in 100- and 200-meter events during his freshman outdoor campaign ... Scored in a total of three events for MU at the conference championship meet (100, 200 and 4x100) ... Finished third and achieved a personal-best time in the 100-meter dash of 10.88 seconds at the BIG EAST Championships (May 11), landing ninth all-time at Marquette ... Placed second running with a time of 22.58 in the 200 at Marquette Duals (April 4) ... Notched a season-best time of 22.37 seconds in the 200 in the preliminary heat at the BIG EAST meet before running a time of 22.62 seconds in the final for a sixth-place finish ... Helped MU's 4x100-meter relay place fourth at the league meet with a time of 43.49 seconds as the second leg.

High School: Bell earned three letters in track and field at John F. Kennedy High School in Bloomington, Minn. ... Named team captain as a junior (2012) and senior (2013), while earning most valuable performer honors all three years ... Competed in the Minnesota state meet as both a junior and senior and was a three-year all-conference sprinter ... Held a personal-record of 11 seconds in the 100-meter dash and 22.47 seconds in the 200 ... Also lettered three times in basketball and was team captain as a senior.

Personal: Bell was born in Chicago to Aishia Bell and Britt Booker ... Has four brothers, two sisters and one step-brother ... Father played basketball at Colorado State ... Majors in marketing.

Championships History:

BIG EAST Indoor Championships
60-meter dash: 7th (7.16 seconds; prelim-7.09)
200-meter dash: 7th (22.59 seconds; prelim-22.52)
60-meter dash
: 7th (7.07 seconds; prelim-7.19)
200-meter dash: 8th (22.95 seconds; prelim-22.57)
4x400-meter relay: 3rd (3:26.67; lead leg w/Meinholz, Franz, Rice)

BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
100-meter dash: 5th (11.21 seconds; prelim-11.13)
4x100-meter relay: 4th (42.31 seconds; first leg w/ Dash, Meinholz, Word)
100-meter dash
: 3rd (10.88 seconds; prelim-11.18)
200-meter dash: 6th (22.62 seconds; prelim-22.37)
4x100-meter relay: 4th (43.49 seconds; second leg w/Lawrence, Saindon, Meinholz)

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