Men's Cross Country, Track & Field


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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