8 Brigid Bell
8 Brigid Bell
Height: 5-10
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Granite Bay, Calif.
High School: Granite Bay
Position: OH/OPP
Major: Undecided
Dream Job: Being a writer for the Daily Show or SNL
Favorite Place on Campus: My bed
Favorite Professional Athlete: Kerri Walsh Jennings
Favorite Pregame Meal: Banana and peanut butter
Hobbies: Hiking, skiing, surfing, baking
m 31
k/s 2.30
h % .190
a/s 0.17
b/s 0.26
sa/s 0.31
d/s 2.57

2016 (Freshman): Only player on team to appear in all 31 matches … Competed in 115 of 116 matches, 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 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, Wisconsin … 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 (25), Erin (23), Maggie (18) and Liam (18)...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
Nov 5 Bowdoin W, 3-1
Nov 6 Middlebury L, 3-2
Nov 11 Maine Maritime W, 3-0
Nov 12 Mass.-Boston W, 3-1
Nov 13 Springfield W, 3-1
Nov 17 vs. Southwestern (Tex.) L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 31 10
Sets 115 38
Kills 264 94
Kills per set 2.30 2.47
Errors 115 37
Total Attacks 785 260
Hitting Percentage .190 .219
Assists 19 3
Assists per set 0.17 0.08
Service Aces 36 13
Service Errors 28 12
Service Aces per set 0.31 0.34
Reception Errors 53 16
Digs 295 70
Digs per set 2.57 1.84
Block Solo 4 1
Block Assist 26 9
Block Total 30 10
Blocks per set 0.26 0.26
Block Errors 1 1
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 317.0 112.5
Points per set 2.8 3.0
Matches started 28 9
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 7 Clark University W, 3-1 1 4 13 3 23 .435 0 1 2 2 5 1 1 0 2 0 15.5
Sep 9 at Endicott W, 3-1 1 4 5 4 24 .042 0 0 1 1 14 0 5 0 5 0 7.5
Sep 9 vs. Wellesley W, 3-0 - 2 0 0 0 - 0 3 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 10 vs. Brandeis W, 3-1 - 4 8 4 21 .190 0 1 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 10 vs. Regis (Mass.) W, 3-0 1 3 4 1 16 .188 0 1 2 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 14 Roger Williams W, 3-0 1 3 10 4 25 .240 0 0 0 0 10 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Sep 16 Williams W, 3-1 1 4 8 2 27 .222 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 17 Amherst W, 3-0 1 3 11 6 30 .167 0 0 1 0 8 0 1 1 1 0 11.5
Sep 20 at Mass.-Boston L, 3-1 1 4 6 6 21 .000 1 0 2 0 8 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Sep 24 Bowdoin W, 3-1 1 4 11 3 29 .276 0 0 1 3 5 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Sep 30 at Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 3-2 1 5 13 7 39 .154 0 1 1 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Oct 1 at Trinity (Conn.) W, 3-0 1 3 7 3 19 .211 0 2 2 1 8 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Oct 4 Rivier W, 3-0 1 3 13 0 18 .722 1 0 0 2 6 1 0 0 1 0 14.0
Oct 7 at Hamilton W, 3-1 - 4 12 3 23 .391 0 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 15.0
Oct 8 at Middlebury W, 3-2 1 5 9 3 34 .176 1 0 2 1 10 1 3 0 4 0 11.5
Oct 11 Babson W, 3-0 1 3 6 2 11 .364 1 2 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Oct 14 Bates W, 3-0 1 3 7 1 12 .500 0 2 1 1 10 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Oct 15 Colby W, 3-1 1 4 10 4 26 .231 1 2 0 5 9 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Oct 15 Gordon W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 14 .286 2 0 2 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 19 at Wellesley W, 3-1 1 4 10 2 26 .308 1 1 1 1 12 0 2 0 2 0 12.0
Oct 21 Springfield L, 3-0 1 3 8 3 25 .200 1 1 0 2 8 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Oct 22 at MIT W, 3-2 1 5 13 6 40 .175 1 4 2 3 17 0 0 0 0 0 17.0
Oct 22 vs. Babson W, 3-0 1 3 8 4 21 .190 0 1 0 4 10 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Oct 29 Connecticut Col. W, 3-0 1 3 6 5 21 .048 1 2 0 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Nov 4 Connecticut Col. W, 3-1 1 4 7 6 24 .042 0 2 0 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Nov 5 Bowdoin W, 3-1 1 4 8 6 40 .050 0 1 0 0 20 1 2 0 3 0 11.0
Nov 6 Middlebury L, 3-2 1 5 15 8 51 .137 2 0 1 2 17 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Nov 11 Maine Maritime W, 3-0 1 3 4 1 13 .231 0 3 0 2 10 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Nov 12 Mass.-Boston W, 3-1 1 4 6 5 28 .036 1 1 0 3 14 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Nov 13 Springfield W, 3-1 1 4 8 5 33 .091 1 1 1 2 16 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Nov 17 vs. Southwestern (Tex.) L, 3-2 1 5 13 7 51 .118 4 0 0 2 22 0 2 0 2 0 14.0
  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 28 102 238 2.33 90 725 .204 11 0.11 18 0.18 237 2.32 1 25 26 0.25 269.5 2.6
2018-19 23 86 156 1.81 73 512 .162 8 0.09 36 0.42 209 2.43 0 14 14 0.16 199.0 2.3
2019-20 16 53 128 2.42 33 330 .288 15 0.28 18 0.34 150 2.83 1 13 14 0.26 153.5 2.9
Total 98 356 786 2.21 311 2352 .202 53 0.15 108 0.30 891 2.50 6 78 84 0.24 939.0 2.6
  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 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
Conference 10 38 94 2.47 37 260 .219 3 0.08 13 0.34 70 1.84 1 9 10 0.26 112.5 3.0
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Home 18 64 156 2.44 65 450 .202 11 0.17 19 0.30 167 2.61 3 12 15 0.23 184.0 2.9
Away 8 34 75 2.21 34 226 .181 4 0.12 11 0.32 77 2.26 1 12 13 0.38 93.0 2.7
Neutral 5 17 33 1.94 16 109 .156 4 0.24 6 0.35 51 3.00 0 2 2 0.12 40.0 2.4
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Wins 27 98 222 2.27 91 637 .206 11 0.11 35 0.36 240 2.45 4 21 25 0.26 271.5 2.8
Losses 4 17 42 2.47 24 148 .122 8 0.47 1 0.06 55 3.24 0 5 5 0.29 45.5 2.7
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September 11 40 89 2.23 40 255 .192 1 0.03 8 0.20 79 1.98 1 10 11 0.28 103.0 2.6
October 13 46 114 2.48 37 290 .266 10 0.22 20 0.43 109 2.37 2 11 13 0.28 141.5 3.1
November 7 29 61 2.10 38 240 .096 8 0.28 8 0.28 107 3.69 1 5 6 0.21 72.5 2.5