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    Drew Bell
    Drew Bell
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Vandalia, Ill.

    High School:
    Vandalia

    Event:
    XC - Distance

    I/O Eligibility:
    FR/FR

    AT ILLINOIS

    Cross Country
    2010 XC - FRESHMAN
    Placed 34th overall at the Illini Open... Competed in the Bradley Classic and the Illinois Intercollegiate... Placed seventh for Illinois at the Illini Challenge.

    2009 XC - FRESHMAN
    Redshirted.

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    2011 Track and Field
    Outdoor: Did not participate

    High School
    Earned four varsity letters for track and three each for basketball and football ... Was an Illinois state track meet qualifier in 2007, 2008 and 2009 ... Placed sixth in the 1600m run at state in 2009 ... Was All-Conference in track and field and football in 2008.

    Personal
    Born Feb. 5, 1991 ... Parents are Dave and Jane Bell ... Has two brothers, Michael and Daniel, and one sister, Rachel ... Grandfather Richard played basketball at Illinois, father ran cross country and track at Drake, mother played volleyball and ran track at North Carolina and sister ran cross country and track at Iowa State ... Hobbies include cycling, hunting, fishing and golf ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.

    Bell's Personal Bests

    Cross Country
    6K: 20:06 - Illini Challenge (9/3/10)
    8K: 26:24 - Illinois Intercollegiate (9/17/10)

    Track
    Indoor
    800m: 2:02.60 - Illinois Intercollegiate (1/29/11)
    Mile: 4:33.44 - Iowa Dual (1/8/11)
    3,000m: 9:08.58 - Illini Open (1/15/11)

    Updated October 2011

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