2014: Had an impressive senior season, hitting .261 (43-for-165) with two home runs and 26 RBI ... Named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Tournament team after hitting .357 (5-for-14) with one home run over Loyola's four games ... Ranked first in the conference in triples (4) and second in triples per game (.08) ... Crushed her first career grand slam against Drake ... Also circled the bases in the MVC tournament semifinal game against Illinois State (5/9) ... Ranked second on the team with 11 multi-hit efforts and 6 multi-RBI games, including one in the conference opener against Wichita State (3/15) in which she roped two triples ... Strung together an 11-game reached base streak, March 7-April 5 ... Finished 2-for-3 against Pac-12 powerhouse No. 3 UCLA (3/8).
2013: Appeared in 42 contests and made 36 starts in the outfield ... Batted .216 (22-for-102) with four doubles, a pair of triples, a home run, and eight RBI ... Ranked second on the team with five stolen bases ... Hit .262 (11 for 42) in true road games ... Collected four two-hit games ... Did not commit an error all season ... Doubled in a pair of runs in a victory over Eastern Kentucky ... Put together a pair of three-game hitting streaks ... Singled twice and swiped a base against Penn ... Accounted for Loyola's lone run in a 2-1 loss at UIC thanks to a solo homer to center field ... Tripled, singled, stole a base, scored once, and drove in a run in a victory at UIC ... Had two hits and a RBI in a 12-0 win at Detroit ... Went 2-for-2 with a triple as Loyola defeated Wright State in the regular-season finale to clinch a share of the Horizon League title ... Member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.
2012: Had a solid sophomore campaign, batting .306 (41-for-134) with three doubles, a triple and nine RBI ... That average ranked third on the team ... Batted .333 (20-for-60) in Horizon League action ... Put together a season-best, nine-game hitting streak, April 6-15 ... Recorded four consecutive two-hit outings, April 12-15 ... Hit .336 (36-for-107) over her final 38 appearances ... Went 3-for-5 in a doubleheader against Nebraska ... Went 3-for-3 in a 4-0 loss at Butler ... Had two hits, a walk and a pair of RBI in a 7-6 win versus UIC ... Against Butler in the Horizon League Championship, went 3-for-4 with a stolen base, RBI and two runs scored ... Committed only one error in 61 chances in left field ... Hit .362 (21-for-58) at Loyola Softball Park ... Named to the Horizon League All-Tournament Team after batting .385 (5-for-13) with a pair of stolen bases ... Member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.
2011: Collected Second Team All-Horizon League and Horizon League All-Newcomer Team honors after batting .318 with four home runs and 13 RBI in League play ... Overall, posted a .277 batting average with six doubles, two triples, four homers, 16 RBI and seven steals ... Batted .349 at Loyola Softball Park and .348 in the Ramblers' 26 wins ... Produced numerous clutch hits during her rookie campaign ... Registered eight multi-hit efforts in 2011, including a three-hit performance in 4-3 win over Purdue ... Scored the game-winning run in that victory over the Boilermakers ... Belted her first career home run, a solo shot in the bottom of the sixth inning, to tie the game in an eventual 5-2 loss to Valparaiso ... Crushed a game-tying three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning in an eventual 5-4 win versus Wright State ... Whacked two home runs and drove in five runs in a 9-1 victory against Green Bay ... Closed out the season with a five-game hitting streak ... From April 9 on, raised her batting average 69 points from .208 to .277 by hitting .333 (22-for-66) ... Named Horizon League Player of the Week on April 25.
High School: In 2010, batted .495 with eight home runs, a .890 slugging percentage and a .559 on-base percentage ... Two-time first team all-area and second team all-state selection ... Earned All-Southwest Prairie Conference accolades on a pair of occasions ... Named team MVP in 2009 and 2010 ... Named National Fastpitch Coaches Association Second Team All-Region after batting .393 as a junior in 2009 ... Also played for the Stone City Sharks and helped her team to the 2009 18U Championship in Germantown, Tenn. ... Earned a Presidential Award for having a grade-point average over 4.50 ... Honor roll student.
Personal: Daughter of Tod and Tracie Bell ... Born January 2, 1992 ... Majoring in fine arts/visual communications.
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