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Brandon

Bell

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#29

Right-Handed Pitcher/Outfielder
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 220
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fayetteville, Ga.
High School: Whitewater/Georgia Highlands

Bio

CAREER STATISTICS

ACADEMIC HONORS
• Sun Belt Conference Honor Roll, 2017-18
• Dean’s List, Fall 2017
• Athletic Director’s Honor Roll, Fall 2018

AT GEORGIA STATE: Two-year starter in right field who also served as a right-handed reliever ... Career batting average of .319 in 92 games with seven homers, 18 doubles and 50 RBI, along with five saves on the mound ... One of only two players in school history to hit for the cycle ... Two-year letterwinner (2018-19) after transferring from Georgia Highlands College.

2019: Starting right fielder and the only Panther to start and play in all 56 games ... Second on the team with a .310 batting average ... Tied for team lead with 13 doubles and also contributed two home runs and 24 RBI ... Second on the team with 23 walks ... Led the team with four saves ... Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference as a utility player. 
Had six games with three or more hits, including four-hit games vs. UT Arlington (3-22-19) and Kennesaw State (3-17-19)  ... Hit his first homer of the season vs. West Virginia (2-16-19) ... Went 4-for-8 with three RBI and four runs scored in doubleheader sweep at Charleston Southern (2-23-19) ... Tied his career high with four RBI at Kennesaw State (4-22-19) ... Hit a solo home run at Louisiana (5-11-19) ... Went 3-for-4 with two RBI in win over Georgia Southern in his final game (5-18-19). 
Made his first mound appearance of the season vs. Georgia Southwestern (3-12-19) and earned a save with two scoreless innings ... Also threw one scoreless inning at No. 5 Georgia (3-19-19) and 0.2 scoreless with two strikeouts vs. UT Arlington (3-23-19) ... Went 7-for-13 with three RBI in the UTA series, including a 4-for-5 game Friday ... Led GSU to a 9-7 victory over Kennesaw State. Went 4-for-5 at the plate, drove in the tying run in the sixth inning and came out of the bullpen to record the final out and earn a save ... Recorded the final out in a 10-8 win over Furman (4-3-19) for his third save; also had two hits and an RBI in the game ... Pitched a scoreless ninth inning in 4-2 win over Mercer (4-10-19) for save No. 4.

2018: Ranked sixth in the Sun Belt with a .333 average, along with five homers and 26 RBI in 36 games ... Led team with .430 on-base percentage ... Had four outfield assists, including two in the Troy series ... In 10 appearances on the mound, he was 0-2 with one save and a 4.66 ERA.

Hit for the cycle in 12-3 win over Arkansas State (4-6-17). He was 5-for-5: single, double, single, 3-run HR, triple. Just the second player in GSU history to hit for the cycle; Mark Micowski was the first vs. N.C. Central in 2010.

His cycle came one game after he hit a first-inning grand slam vs. Furman (4-4-18). Also had two singles. Made his first start in right field vs. Morehouse ... One day later vs. Georgia Tech he hit a three-run homer ... Drove in the second run with an infield single in 2-0 victory at Samford (3-9-18) ... Drove in all three runs in 5-3 loss to No. 6 Ole Miss with a two-run homer and an RBI single ... Hit his third homer vs. Georgia (3-20-18) ... Started GSU’s ninth-inning rally vs. Troy with a leadoff single, helping the Panthers to 5-2 victory.

Earned his first save by recording the final five outs in 7-4 win at Kennesaw State (5-8-18), including two strikeouts ... Hampered by a left wrist injury late in the season that kept him out of the lineup but was able to pitch.

JUNIOR COLLEGE/HIGH SCHOOL: Hit 22 home runs in two seasons at Georgia Highlands … Smashed 13 homers and drove in 51 runs as a sophomore … Hit .277 with a .534 slugging percentage … Also contributed six doubles, two triples, 13 stolen bases and 43 runs scored in 61 games … Saw action in 54 games as a freshman, hitting .298 with nine homers, 36 RBI and 50 runs scored. Played at Whitewater High School, where he was coached by Georgia State alumnus Rusty Bennett … Helped Whitewater reach the state finals his junior and senior seasons ... In 2015, his team was also one of 16 squads in the nation invited to participate in the USA Baseball National High School Invitational … He hit .455 with two home runs and 30 RBI as a senior in 2015 ... Three-time All-Fayette County selection who earned all-state honors as a senior … All-Southeast Region honorable mention (2015) and honorable mention Underclass All-American (2014) by Perfect Game.

PERSONAL: Full name is Brandon Anthony Bell ... Born June 14, 1997 ... Son of Robert and Rebecca Bell ... Major is risk management and insurance

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