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Karissa Bell
Karissa  Bell

Class:
Senior

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 June 30, 2015

2014-2015 Outdoor (Senior):
Competed in the pole vault six times during the season, including at the Mountain West Championships ... opened the season with a season-best mark of 3.80 meters to win the Fresno State Twilight ... registered a 3.73 clearance at the Mountain West Championships.
2014-2015 Indoor (Senior):
Competed in the pole vault five times during the indoor season, including posting a season-best mark of 3.77 meters at the Mountain West Championships ... won the Run For The Dream by clearing a height of 3.66m ... opened the indoor season with a third place finish at the Air Force Holiday Open.

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 - 3.80m, Fresno State Twilight (3/24/15)

Indoor:
● Pole Vault - 3.77m, Mountain West Championships (2/27/15)

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