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Michael

Bell

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Sprints and Jumps
Height: 6'0"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: Loyola Blakefield HS

Bio

Became a vital sprinter for the Aggies as the 2018 outdoor season progressed … As a freshman, he reached the NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships and the NCAA East Preliminary Round … Was mainly used as a jumper during his first year as an indoor competitor on the collegiate level … Comes into the season with three career wins, 10 top-5 finishes and one MEAC gold medal in 19 career meets.  

 

2019 Outdoor: Did not participate in a meet during the season. 

 

2019 Indoor: Participated in seven meets … Helped the Aggies win the 2019 MEAC Indoor Championship title … Won the 200 meters at the Virginia Tech Invitational on Jan. 12 with a personal-best time of 21.61 … At the same event, he placed second in the long jump at 22-feet, 2 ¼-inches … Had two other second-place finishes in the long jump throughout the season including at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational (22-feet, 9 ¾-inches) hosted by Liberty University on Feb. 9 and at the Camel City Invitational (22-feet, 1-inch) in Winston-Salem, N.C. on Feb. 2 … 

 

2018 Outdoor: Participated in eight meets as a freshman … Jumped a personal-best 23-feet, 8-inches in the long jump at the MEAC outdoor championships … Ran a personal-best 10.51 at the N.C. A&T Aggie Invitational … Advanced to the NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships … Helped the Aggies finish sixth in the semifinals of the 4x100 relay with a time of 39.05 … N.C. A&T’s 4x1 advanced to NCAA nationals after posting a time of 39.21 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA East Prelims … Earned conference gold by helping the Aggies 4x1 win the MEAC championship in 39.42 at N.C. A&T’s Irwin Belk Track … Played a vital role in the Aggies winning the 2018 MEAC title by finishing fifth in the 100m (10.60) and sixth in the long jump (23-feet, 8-inches) scoring four and three points respectively … Won the long jump at the N.C. A&T Aggie Invitational (23-feet, 6 ¾-inches).

 

2018 Indoor: Participated in four meets as a freshman … Jumped a personal-best 22-feet, 10 ½-inches at the MEAC indoor championships … Placed seventh at the MEAC indoor championships to score two points for the 2018 MEAC indoor champions.

 

High School: Participated in track and field at Loyola Blakerfield High School … Won the MIAA/IAAM championship in the long jump by leaping a personal-best 22-feet, 8-inches … Placed fourth at the same event in 200 meters by running a personal-best 22.49 … His personal-best in the 100 was 11.42 ran on April 22, 2016.

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