Personal Bests (as of June 2014):
60:7.07 seconds (No. 4 all-time at MU)
200:22.57 seconds (No. 8 all-time at MU)
100: 10.88 seconds (No. 9 all-time at MU)
200: 22.37 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 the60 meters at theBIG EASTChampionships (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 the100-meterdash of10.88 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.
BIG EAST Indoor Championships
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 and Rice)
BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
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 and Meinholz)