8 Brigid Bell
8 Brigid Bell
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
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
Previous Team: Northern California (NCVC)
m 23
k/s 1.81
h % .162
a/s 0.09
b/s 0.16
sa/s 0.42
d/s 2.43

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 (27), Erin (25), Maggie (20) and Liam (20)...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
Oct 20 vs. Babson W, 3-1
Oct 20 at MIT W, 3-1
Oct 26 Connecticut Col. W, 3-0
Oct 27 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 3-2
Nov 2 vs. Middlebury W, 3-0
Nov 3 at Bowdoin L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 23 7
Sets 86 28
Kills 156 47
Kills per set 1.81 1.68
Errors 73 19
Total Attacks 512 160
Hitting Percentage .162 .175
Assists 8 2
Assists per set 0.09 0.07
Service Aces 36 13
Service Errors 20 7
Service Aces per set 0.42 0.46
Reception Errors 30 6
Digs 209 51
Digs per set 2.43 1.82
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 14 5
Block Total 14 5
Blocks per set 0.16 0.18
Block Errors 1 0
Ball Handling Errors 1 1
Points 199.0 62.5
Points per set 2.3 2.2
Matches started 21 6
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 4 Clark University W, 3-1 1 4 10 4 32 .188 0 1 0 0 12 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Sep 7 vs. Oglethorpe W, 3-0 1 3 11 2 24 .375 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Sep 7 vs. Otterbein W, 3-2 1 5 11 2 31 .290 0 2 1 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 13.0
Sep 8 vs. Berry L, 3-0 1 3 5 4 17 .059 0 0 1 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 8 at Emory L, 3-0 1 2 1 3 12 -.167 0 1 0 3 2 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Sep 12 Brandeis W, 3-1 1 4 3 4 18 -.056 0 3 0 3 13 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Sep 14 at Bates W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Colby W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 Endicott L, 3-1 - 4 15 4 33 .333 0 0 1 0 15 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Sep 21 Bowdoin L, 3-2 1 5 18 3 54 .278 1 1 1 2 10 0 1 0 1 0 19.5
Sep 22 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-1 1 4 4 7 32 -.094 0 0 1 1 14 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Sep 22 vs. Roger Williams W, 3-0 1 3 3 2 12 .083 2 0 3 2 11 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 26 at Wellesley L, 3-1 1 4 7 5 27 .074 2 1 2 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Sep 28 at Hamilton W, 3-1 1 4 5 2 20 .150 1 5 1 1 6 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Sep 29 at Williams W, 3-1 1 4 12 6 36 .167 0 0 2 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Oct 2 at Mass.-Boston W, 3-0 1 3 4 1 13 .231 1 1 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Oct 5 Amherst L, 3-2 1 5 7 3 26 .154 0 2 1 2 10 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Oct 6 Trinity (Conn.) W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 3 .000 0 1 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 12 at Middlebury L, 3-1 1 2 3 4 11 -.091 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 3.5
Oct 19 Springfield W, 3-0 1 3 7 3 22 .182 1 1 0 0 16 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Oct 20 vs. Babson W, 3-1 1 4 7 4 20 .150 0 5 0 3 16 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Oct 20 at MIT W, 3-1 1 4 4 3 13 .077 0 4 0 1 9 0 0 1 0 0 8.0
Oct 26 Connecticut Col. W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 3-2 - 5 2 1 10 .100 0 4 1 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Nov 2 vs. Middlebury W, 3-0 1 3 7 2 16 .313 0 2 1 0 7 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Nov 3 at Bowdoin L, 3-2 1 5 10 4 30 .200 0 1 1 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 11.0
  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 20 67 162 2.42 46 420 .276 23 0.34 22 0.33 186 2.78 1 15 16 0.24 192.5 2.9
Total 102 370 820 2.22 324 2442 .203 61 0.16 112 0.30 927 2.51 6 80 86 0.23 978.0 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 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
Conference 7 28 47 1.68 19 160 .175 2 0.07 13 0.46 51 1.82 0 5 5 0.18 62.5 2.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 33 62 1.88 22 198 .202 2 0.06 13 0.39 91 2.76 0 6 6 0.18 78.0 2.4
Away 9 32 50 1.56 35 194 .077 4 0.13 13 0.41 71 2.22 0 6 6 0.19 66.0 2.1
Neutral 6 21 44 2.10 16 120 .233 2 0.10 10 0.48 47 2.24 0 2 2 0.10 55.0 2.6
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Wins 13 47 84 1.79 35 260 .188 5 0.11 26 0.55 117 2.49 0 5 5 0.11 112.5 2.4
Losses 10 39 72 1.85 38 252 .135 3 0.08 10 0.26 92 2.36 0 9 9 0.23 86.5 2.2
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September 13 49 105 2.14 48 348 .164 6 0.12 15 0.31 114 2.33 0 9 9 0.18 124.5 2.5
October 8 29 34 1.17 19 118 .127 2 0.07 18 0.62 71 2.45 0 4 4 0.14 54.0 1.9
November 2 8 17 2.13 6 46 .239 0 0.00 3 0.38 24 3.00 0 1 1 0.13 20.5 2.6