8 Brigid Bell
8 - Brigid Bell
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
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 28
k/s 2.31
h % .252
a/s 0.29
b/s 0.26
sa/s 0.35
d/s 2.98

2018 (Junior): Second on Jumbos with both 2.43 digs per set and 36 service aces...ranked sixth in conference for service aces...NESCAC All-Academic team member...1.81 kills were fifth on team...finished with 10 kills and 17 digs in NESCAC semifinals at Bowdoin...seven kills, five aces and 16 digs in four-set win against Babson in New England Challenge...also served five aces in league win at Hamilton on September 28...16 digs in a three-set win over Springfield in the New England Challenge on October 19...season-high 18 kills with just three errors in 54 swings against Bowdoin on September 21.

2017 (Sophomore): Second on team with 2.33 kills per set, recording 238 in 102 sets...Achieved All-Academic recognition from NESCAC...Was fourth on the team at 2.32 digs per set...named to the NCAA Tournament All-Regional Team...posted a team-high 18 kills in NCAA second round match versus MIT..also had 17 digs and three aces in that match...in NESCAC final versus Wesleyan recorded 12 kills with just one error in 34 attempts (.324 pct.)...had 15 kills in the Bates match...14 kills and 15 digs in five-set victory at Bowdoin on September 19.

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, Erin, Maggie and Liam...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 2 Hunter W, 3-1
Nov 8 Hamilton W, 3-0
Nov 9 Middlebury W, 3-0
Nov 10 Bowdoin W, 3-2
Nov 15 Eastern Nazarene W, 3-0
Nov 16 Bowdoin L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 28 10
Sets 94 32
Kills 217 74
Kills per set 2.31 2.31
Errors 65 22
Total Attacks 602 220
Hitting Percentage .252 .236
Assists 27 11
Assists per set 0.29 0.34
Service Aces 33 11
Service Errors 25 6
Service Aces per set 0.35 0.34
Reception Errors 26 10
Digs 280 105
Digs per set 2.98 3.28
Block Solo 2 0
Block Assist 22 7
Block Total 24 7
Blocks per set 0.26 0.22
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 263.0 88.5
Points per set 2.8 2.8
Matches started 25 8
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 4 Emerson W, 3-2 1 5 10 5 36 .139 2 0 2 0 17 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Sep 6 vs. Roger Williams W, 3-0 1 3 9 2 17 .412 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 7 vs. DeSales W, 3-0 1 3 5 2 15 .200 0 1 0 0 4 1 2 0 3 0 8.0
Sep 7 at Coast Guard W, 3-0 1 3 8 2 21 .286 3 4 1 1 16 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Sep 13 at Endicott W, 3-1 1 4 15 4 31 .355 1 0 1 2 11 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Sep 14 vs. RIT W, 3-0 1 3 10 2 20 .400 1 2 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Sep 14 vs. Wellesley W, 3-1 1 4 10 0 18 .556 0 4 3 3 7 0 2 0 2 0 15.0
Sep 20 at Connecticut Col. W, 3-1 1 4 3 0 15 .200 3 2 2 1 14 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 21 at Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 3-1 1 4 9 2 35 .200 0 0 0 0 9 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Sep 27 Bowdoin W, 3-0 1 3 11 5 25 .240 4 2 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 13.0
Sep 28 Maine Maritime W, 3-0 1 3 6 1 14 .357 0 0 1 1 10 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Sep 28 Johnson & Wales (RI) W, 3-0 1 3 10 1 19 .474 0 1 0 1 12 0 2 0 2 0 12.0
Oct 4 Hamilton W, 3-0 1 3 4 0 12 .333 0 1 1 1 12 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 5 Williams W, 3-0 1 3 10 4 26 .231 0 0 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Oct 11 at Clark University W, 3-0 1 2 0 2 3 -.667 0 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Oct 12 at Trinity (Conn.) W, 3-0 - 3 8 1 23 .304 1 0 2 2 11 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Oct 16 at Brandeis W, 3-0 1 2 8 6 21 .095 1 1 1 1 4 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Oct 18 Springfield W, 3-0 1 3 5 2 12 .250 0 1 2 0 9 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Oct 19 vs. Babson L, 3-2 1 5 14 4 40 .250 3 0 2 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Oct 19 at MIT W, 3-1 - 4 7 1 17 .353 4 2 2 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Oct 25 at Amherst W, 3-0 - 3 4 2 19 .105 1 2 0 0 13 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Oct 26 at Middlebury W, 3-0 1 3 7 4 23 .130 2 2 1 0 7 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Nov 1 Bates W, 3-0 1 3 10 1 19 .474 0 0 0 2 15 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Nov 2 Colby W, 3-0 1 3 8 3 23 .217 0 2 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Nov 2 Hunter W, 3-1 1 4 5 2 22 .136 0 1 0 1 14 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Nov 8 Hamilton W, 3-0 1 3 4 2 13 .154 0 1 1 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Nov 9 Middlebury W, 3-0 1 3 5 2 21 .143 1 0 1 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Nov 10 Bowdoin W, 3-2 1 5 12 3 42 .214 0 3 1 1 17 1 3 0 4 0 17.5
Nov 15 Eastern Nazarene W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Bowdoin L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 28 94 217 2.31 65 602 .252 27 0.29 33 0.35 280 2.98 2 22 24 0.26 263.0 2.8
Total 110 397 875 2.20 343 2624 .203 65 0.16 123 0.31 1021 2.57 7 87 94 0.24 1048.5 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 28 94 217 2.31 65 602 .252 27 0.29 33 0.35 280 2.98 2 22 24 0.26 263.0 2.8
Conference 10 32 74 2.31 22 220 .236 11 0.34 11 0.34 105 3.28 0 7 7 0.22 88.5 2.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 44 100 2.27 31 284 .243 7 0.16 12 0.27 148 3.36 1 9 10 0.23 117.5 2.7
Away 10 32 69 2.16 24 208 .216 16 0.50 14 0.44 99 3.09 0 9 9 0.28 87.5 2.7
Neutral 5 18 48 2.67 10 110 .345 4 0.22 7 0.39 33 1.83 1 4 5 0.28 58.0 3.2
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Wins 27 89 203 2.28 61 562 .253 24 0.27 33 0.37 268 3.01 2 22 24 0.27 249.0 2.8
Losses 1 5 14 2.80 4 40 .250 3 0.60 0 0.00 12 2.40 0 0 0 0.00 14.0 2.8
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September 12 42 106 2.52 26 266 .301 14 0.33 16 0.38 116 2.76 1 10 11 0.26 128.0 3.0
October 10 31 67 2.16 26 196 .209 12 0.39 10 0.32 90 2.90 0 9 9 0.29 81.5 2.6
November 6 21 44 2.10 13 140 .221 1 0.05 7 0.33 74 3.52 1 3 4 0.19 53.5 2.5