17 Brenna Bell
Brenna Bell
  • Height:
    6-0
  • Year:
    Fy.
  • Hometown:
    Murrieta, CA
  • High School:
    Murrieta Valley
  • Position:
    RS
  • Major:
    Environment, Economics and Politics
  • College:
    Claremont McKenna
  • m
    29
  • k/s
    1.87
  • h %
    .301
  • a/s
    0.07
  • b/s
    0.35
  • sa/s
    0.00
  • d/s
    0.50

Bio



At CMS
2021 (First-Year)

Played in 29 matches, totaling 157 kills (1.87 per set) ... Had a huge performance in the NCAA Regional Finals, when she had 18 kills in 36 attempts with no errors to help CMS knock off undefeated and host Wartburg in five sets ... Had the match-clinching kill against Wartburg for an 18-16 win in the fifth set ... Also had double figures in kills against Chapman in the SCIAC Championship match with 10 (in 22 tries) ... Had 15 kills against Wisconsin-Oshkosh in 25 attempts in her first collegiate tournament (the Pacific Coast Classic) ... Tallied eight kills in 14 attempts in her debut against UC Santa Cruz. 

Prior to CMS
Attended Murrieta Valley High School, where she was a member of the volleyball team ... Also played club volleyball for Forza1 South ... Named to the Inland Sports Public Schools All-Area Volleyball Team in 2019 ... Was a Southwest League 2nd Team All League 2019, while also earning SW League All-Scholastic Team honors twice in 2018 and 2019 ... Helped Murrieta Valley to the CIF Division 2 finals in 2019, as well as an appearance in the state semifinals ... Academic honors included Valedictory Circle (Top 10), IB Diploma, and The Golden State Biliteracy Seal of Merit in German ... Extracurricular activities included Cards Club President 2019-2021, Tutoring for 150+ Hours, IB Club, NHS, Table Work for Men's Volleyball.

Personal
Attends Claremont McKenna, where she majors in environment, economics and politics ... Father, David, played water polo at the US Air Force Academy, where her mother also attended ... Spent the summer of 2022 playing in beach volleyball tournaments and traveling to Monterey and Florida ("I also worked at the local volleyball club that I played for as a high schooler. It was interesting to have a different perspective of my past coaches as I worked with them. Even now I was still able to learn things from them about volleyball while working alongside them.") ... Lists Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling as her favorite book ... Lists general chemistry as her favorite course she has taken in college so far ("I really enjoy STEM subjects and helping my peers learn. This school year I plan to TA for Gen Chem in the spring!") ... Chose CMS "because it had the best of both worlds: small class sizes but big social opportunities."

Brenna Bell posed shot

Player Profile

Recent Games
Nov 6 Chapman W, 3-2
Nov 12 vs. Aurora W, 3-1
Nov 13 vs. Bethel (Minn.) W, 3-0
Nov 14 at Wartburg W, 3-2
Nov 18 vs. Berry W, 3-1
Nov 19 vs. Calvin L, 3-1
  Overall Conf
Matches 29 14
Sets 84 35
Kills 157 59
Kills per set 1.87 1.69
Errors 46 17
Total Attacks 369 131
Hitting Percentage .301 .321
Assists 6 4
Assists per set 0.07 0.11
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 0 0
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Receptions 2 0
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 42 14
Digs per set 0.50 0.40
Block Solo 1 0
Block Assist 28 6
Block Total 29 6
Blocks per set 0.35 0.17
Block Errors 1 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 172.0 62.0
Points per set 2.0 1.8
Matches started - -
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se r re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 3 UC Santa Cruz W, 3-1 - 2 8 1 14 .500 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Sep 3 St. Norbert W, 3-0 - 2 3 4 14 -.071 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 4 Eastern Nazarene W, 3-0 - 1 0 1 1 -1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 4 Wis.-Oshkosh W, 3-1 - 4 15 3 25 .480 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 15.5
Sep 10 vs. Washington (Mo.) W, 3-0 - 2 4 0 8 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Sep 11 vs. Trinity (Tex.) W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 11 vs. Emory W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Whittier W, 3-0 - 1 4 2 7 .286 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 24 at La Verne W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 25 Cal Lutheran W, 3-0 - 1 0 2 2 -1.000 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 28 at Caltech W, 3-0 - 3 6 2 13 .308 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Oct 1 Redlands W, 3-0 - 1 1 0 1 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 2 at Occidental W, 3-0 - 3 7 1 12 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Oct 8 Chapman W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at Pomona-Pitzer W, 3-0 - 3 4 1 8 .375 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Oct 12 La Verne W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 at Cal Lutheran W, 3-0 - 2 4 1 9 .333 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Oct 16 Caltech W, 3-1 - 2 4 2 9 .222 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Oct 19 at Redlands W, 3-0 - 3 6 0 12 .500 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Oct 20 Occidental W, 3-0 - 3 8 0 14 .571 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 9.5
Oct 22 vs. Hope W, 3-1 - 4 5 2 19 .158 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 6.5
Oct 22 at Calvin L, 3-1 - 4 3 4 15 -.067 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 4 0 5.0
Oct 23 vs. Ohio Northern W, 3-0 - 2 4 0 7 .571 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Oct 26 at Chapman W, 3-2 - 5 5 1 15 .267 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Oct 29 Pomona-Pitzer W, 3-0 - 3 6 0 10 .600 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Oct 30 at Whittier W, 3-1 - 4 4 5 18 -.056 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Nov 4 Cal Lutheran W, 3-1 - 4 7 1 18 .333 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Nov 6 Chapman W, 3-2 - 5 10 2 22 .364 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 0 6 0 13.0
Nov 12 vs. Aurora W, 3-1 - 4 6 4 17 .118 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Nov 13 vs. Bethel (Minn.) W, 3-0 - 3 5 3 15 .133 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Nov 14 at Wartburg W, 3-2 - 5 18 0 36 .500 0 0 0 1 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 18.0
Nov 18 vs. Berry W, 3-1 - 4 7 1 15 .400 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 8.0
Nov 19 vs. Calvin L, 3-1 - 3 3 3 12 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s r re digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2021-22 29 84 157 1.87 46 369 .301 6 0.07 0 0.00 2 0 42 0.50 1 28 29 0.35 172.0 2.0
2022-23 25 77 210 2.73 46 406 .404 2 0.03 0 0.00 3 1 43 0.56 1 50 51 0.66 236.0 3.1
Total 54 161 367 2.28 92 775 .355 8 0.05 0 0.00 5 1 85 0.53 2 78 80 0.50 408.0 2.5
    m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s r re digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Event Total 29 84 157 1.87 46 369 .301 6 0.07 0 0.00 2 0 42 0.50 1 28 29 0.35 172.0 2.0
Conference 14 35 59 1.69 17 131 .321 4 0.11 0 0.00 0 0 14 0.40 0 6 6 0.17 62.0 1.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Location Home 12 29 66 2.28 18 137 .350 2 0.07 0 0.00 0 0 15 0.52 0 14 14 0.48 73.0 2.5
Away 10 33 57 1.73 15 139 .302 3 0.09 0 0.00 1 0 17 0.52 0 6 6 0.18 60.0 1.8
Neutral 7 22 34 1.55 13 93 .226 1 0.05 0 0.00 1 0 10 0.45 1 8 9 0.41 39.0 1.8
Result Wins 27 77 151 1.96 39 342 .327 6 0.08 0 0.00 2 0 41 0.53 1 24 25 0.32 164.0 2.1
Losses 2 7 6 0.86 7 27 -.037 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0 1 0.14 0 4 4 0.57 8.0 1.1
Month September 9 17 40 2.35 15 85 .294 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 0 8 0.47 0 3 3 0.18 41.5 2.4
October 13 39 61 1.56 17 149 .295 5 0.13 0 0.00 0 0 15 0.38 0 15 15 0.38 68.5 1.8
November 7 28 56 2.00 14 135 .311 1 0.04 0 0.00 2 0 19 0.68 1 10 11 0.39 62.0 2.2

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