8 Brigid Bell
8 Brigid Bell
Height: 5-10
Year: So.
Hometown: Granite Bay, Calif.
High School: Granite Bay
Position: OH/OPP
Major: Political Science and Anthropology
Dream Job: Being a writer for the Daily Show or SNL
Activities/Clubs on Campus: Jumbocast, Tufts Union, Cheese Club. Tufts Daily
Favorite Place on Campus: My bed
Favorite Professional Athlete: Kerri Walsh Jennings
Favorite Pregame Meal: Banana and peanut butter
Hobbies: Baking, cooking, hiking, surfing, beach volleyball, embarassing myself, running
m 7
k/s 2.65
h % .264
a/s 0.23
b/s 0.23
sa/s 0.08
d/s 2.38

2016 (Freshman): Only player on team to appear in all 31 matches...competed in 115 of 116 sets, which was the most on the squad...led the team and checked in at No. 8 within the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) in kills (264)...ranked second on the team in service aces (36) and digs (295), checking in at seventh and 10th, respectively, within the conference...led the team in points (317.0) and points per game (2.8), while finishing seventh in the conference in points...chipped in with 19 assists...reached double figures in kills 12 times....posted double-digit dig totals on 14 occasions, including the final six matches of season....exploded with a career-high 22 digs, along with 13 kills, during a 3-2 setback to Southwestern (Texas) in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Tournament on Nov. 17 in Oshkosh, Wis...tallied a personal-best 15 kills, along with 17 digs, during a 3-2 loss to visiting Middlebury in the final of the NESCAC Tournament on Nov. 6...tallied three or more aces in four matches, including tallying career-best four in a 3-2 triumph at MIT on Oct. 22...powered the squad to a 3-1 win over visiting Springfield in the regional final of the NCAA Tournament with 16 digs and eight kills on Nov. 13.

Before Tufts: Was on the volleyball team at Granite Bay High School...was named to the California High School All-State Team in 2015...was on the team that won the GJNC National Division Championship in 2015...on the teams that won the San Joaquin Section Championship in 2013 and 2015...her team won the California Division I State Championship in 2013...was a three-time First team All-League selection...was an AP Scholar with Distinction...was the recipient of the Academic Merit Award.

Personal: Daughter of Anne and Kevin...has four siblings, Conor (26), Erin (24), Maggie (19) and Liam (19)...sister, Maggie, plays soccer at UC Berkeley...sister, Erin, played tennis at Whitman College...brother, Conor, was the 2016 UCLA Intramural Cornhole Champion. 

Recent Games
Sep 8 Rochester Inst. W, 3-1
Sep 9 Minn.-Morris L, 3-2
Sep 9 Marymount (Va.) W, 3-0
Sep 15 Bates W, 3-0
Sep 16 Colby W, 3-0
Sep 19 at Bowdoin W, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 7 3
Sets 26 11
Kills 69 30
Kills per set 2.65 2.73
Errors 23 6
Total Attacks 174 71
Hitting Percentage .264 .338
Assists 6 3
Assists per set 0.23 0.27
Service Aces 2 1
Service Errors 7 1
Service Aces per set 0.08 0.09
Reception Errors 9 5
Digs 62 19
Digs per set 2.38 1.73
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 6 3
Block Total 6 3
Blocks per set 0.23 0.27
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 74.0 32.5
Points per set 2.8 3.0
Matches started 7 3
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 6 at Clark University W, 3-0 1 3 8 2 14 .429 1 0 1 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Sep 8 Rochester Inst. W, 3-1 1 4 9 5 23 .174 0 0 2 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 9 Minn.-Morris L, 3-2 1 5 13 7 43 .140 2 1 2 2 14 0 1 0 1 0 14.5
Sep 9 Marymount (Va.) W, 3-0 1 3 9 3 23 .261 0 0 1 2 9 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Sep 15 Bates W, 3-0 1 3 8 1 13 .538 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Sep 16 Colby W, 3-0 1 3 8 1 16 .438 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Sep 19 at Bowdoin W, 3-2 1 5 14 4 42 .238 3 1 1 2 15 0 2 0 2 0 16.0
Sep 22 vs. Washington (Mo.)   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 vs. Millikin   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Ill. Wesleyan   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 vs. Wis.-Oshkosh   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 Mass.-Boston   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Hamilton   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 Williams   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 at Rivier   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Amherst   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Trinity (Conn.)   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Middlebury   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 vs. WPI   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Endicott   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 vs. MIT   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 vs. Babson   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 vs. Springfield   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Connecticut Col.   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Wesleyan (Conn.)   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2016-17 31 115 264 2.30 115 785 .190 19 0.17 36 0.31 295 2.57 4 26 30 0.26 317.0 2.8
2017-18 7 26 69 2.65 23 174 .264 6 0.23 2 0.08 62 2.38 0 6 6 0.23 74.0 2.8
Total 38 141 333 2.36 138 959 .203 25 0.18 38 0.27 357 2.53 4 32 36 0.26 391.0 2.8
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 7 26 69 2.65 23 174 .264 6 0.23 2 0.08 62 2.38 0 6 6 0.23 74.0 2.8
Conference 3 11 30 2.73 6 71 .338 3 0.27 1 0.09 19 1.73 0 3 3 0.27 32.5 3.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 5 18 47 2.61 17 118 .254 2 0.11 1 0.06 36 2.00 0 4 4 0.22 50.0 2.8
Away 2 8 22 2.75 6 56 .286 4 0.50 1 0.13 26 3.25 0 2 2 0.25 24.0 3.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 6 21 56 2.67 16 131 .305 4 0.19 1 0.05 48 2.29 0 5 5 0.24 59.5 2.8
Losses 1 5 13 2.60 7 43 .140 2 0.40 1 0.20 14 2.80 0 1 1 0.20 14.5 2.9
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September 7 26 69 2.65 23 174 .264 6 0.23 2 0.08 62 2.38 0 6 6 0.23 74.0 2.8