Kandis Bell
Kandis Bell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Guthrie, Oklahoma

High School:
Guthrie H.S.

Height:
5-4

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
3L


• Two-Time All-American

2007
Earned All-America honors by running first leg on 4x100 relay team that placed fourth at NCAA Outdoor Championships (43.84) ... Member of 4x100 team that won the MWC Outdoor title and earned All-Conference honors ... Ran opening leg on 4x100 team that finished third at Midwest Regional with a season-best 43.53 ... Entered year with only an outdoor season of eligibility remaining ... Placed sixth in 100 meters at MWC Outdoor Championships with a time of 11.90 ... Placed fifth in the 100 at the TCU Invitational.

2006
Redshirted during outdoor season ... Placed fifth at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships with a 7.63 in the 60-meter dash ... Finished sixth in the 55-meter dash at the Wes Kittley 6 Way with a time of 7.14 ... Also placed seventh in the 200 meters at the Wes Kittley 6 Way with a time of 25.00.

2005
Competed in the sprint events for the Flyin' Frogs ... placed seventh in the 55 meter dash at the Wes Kittley 6-Way Meet with a 7.35 ... earned a 14th place finish in the 60 meter dash and 12th in the 200 at the C-USA Indoor Championships ... put up her best 100 meter dash mark of the season at the TCU Invitational, finishing third with a time of 11.64 seconds ... logged her season-best 200 meter time at the UTA Invitational with a 24.02 ... ran the anchor leg for the 4x100 meter relay units that earned silver at both the Dr Pepper Invitational and Oklahoma Invitational.

2004
Ran the short sprint events for the Flyin' Frogs, competing in the 60 and 200 meters indoors and in the 100 and 200 meters outdoors ... also was a regular as the third leg on the Frogs' 4x100 meter relay unit ... best marks were 7.66 and 24.96 during the indoor season and 11.71 and 24.03 during the outdoor season ... advanced to the conference finals in both the 100 and 200 during the outdoor season but was unable to compete due to an injury suffered in the 4x1 relay ... ran on the 4x1 team that placed third at the C-USA Championships... pulled a hamstring in the final few steps of her leg, prematurely ending her season.

2003
Primarily ran in just the 60-meter dash during the indoor season ... logged a season-best time of 7.62 seconds on two occasions - at the Air Force Invitational and in the prelims of the Conference USA meet ... placed seventh at the C-USA Indoor Championships in the 60-meter dash with a finals time of 7.65 seconds ... competed in both the 100 and 200 meters during the outdoor season ... finished eighth at the C-USA outdoor meet in the 200, posting a time of 24.22 in the finals ... competed in both the 100 and 200 meter dashes at the Midwest Region meet ... finished 10th in the 100 with a season-best time of 11.54 and eighth in the 200 with a time of 24.25 after posting a season-best time of 23.24 in the prelims ... ran a 24.65 200 meters in the prelims at the NCAA meet in Sacramento and did not advance to the semifinals ... took over the third leg on the 4x100 meter relay squad at the NCAA meet previously held by senior Tiffany Starts ... helped the squad to a school-record time of 43.37 in the prelims, then earned all-America honors as the unit placed sixth in the finals, breaking the tape in 43.67.

High School
Graduated from Guthrie High School in Guthrie, Oklahoma in 2002 ... coached by Gary Boxley ... captured the Oklahoma state 4A title in both the 100 and 200 meters as a senior in 2002 ... her winning time in the 100 was 12.28 seconds ... named the Oklahoma high school Female Athlete of the Year in 2002 ... named to the Great Southwest - Oklahoma All-Star team and to the Big All-City Team.

Personal
Daughter of Tommie and Denise Bell ... pursuing a degree in criminal justice with a minor in speech communications.


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