Karissa Bell
    Karissa Bell

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Fresno, Calif.

    High School:
    Clovis HS

    Last College:
    Fresno City College

    Height:
    5-7

    Event:
    Pole Vault

    Birthdate:
    10/13/1992

    07/08/2014

    'Dogs Cap Season With 129 Combined Academic All-MW Honors

    Two of the department's 12 winter and spring sports - baseball and women's swimming and diving - scored 17 selections each.

    07/07/2014

    Eighty-Six 'Dogs Honored to Academic All-MW Teams

    Two of the department's 12 winter and spring sports - baseball and women's swimming and diving - scored 17 selections each.

    Last updated on July 10, 2014

    2013-14
    Outdoor (Junior):
    Posted her best performance of the outdoor season at the Mondo Mid-Major Challenge with a vault of 11'-9.75" (3.60m) to finish fourth ... opened the season with a mark of 10'-11.75" (3.35m) and a third place finish at the Cal Poly Dual ... finished ninth at the Mountain West Championships with a mark of 11'-6.5" (3.52m).

    Indoor (Junior):
    Closed the indoor season at the Mountain West Championships with her best vault of the season, an 11'-10.5" (3.62m) mark, which was good enough for eighth ... recorded a third place finish at the Run for The Dream at the Save Mart Center with a mark of 11'-9.75" (3.60m).

    Prior to Fresno State:
    Competed in the pole vault for Fresno City College ... was the conference champion in 2012 ... owns the Fresno City College record for pole vault and qualified for the State Championships in 2012.


    Was a four-year letterwinner at Clovis High ... won the Sassano Blanket Award her senior year ... was member of Central Section championship team at Clovis in 2009.

    Personal:
    Born October 13, 1992 in Fresno, Calif. ... parents are Cheryl Urrutia and Peter Bell ... has two sisters, Justine and Kendall ... her biggest athletic thrill would be to jump 13 feet and qualify for the NCAA Championships ... came to Fresno State because her grandmother and mother both attended school here and to be a part of a great school academically, as well as athletically.

    CAREER BESTS
    Outdoor:
    ● Pole Vault - 3.60m, Mondo Mid-Major Challenge (4/12/14)

    Indoor:
    ● Pole Vault - 3.62m, Mountain West Championships (3/30/14)

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