AS A JUNIOR (2009-10): Walked-on to the Kansas men's golf team prior to season in an open tryout ... Competed in eight events and recorded two top-20 finishes ... Made immediate impact with a fifth-place finish at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate in his first collegiate event ... Carded a 231 at the Kansas Invitational to tie for 42nd ... Led the team at the Ross Intercollegiate with an 11th-place finish ... Tied for 63rd at the Rice Intercollegiate ... Shot a 226 to tie for 49th at the Louisiana Classics ... Made his final appearance at the Squire Creek Invitational and he tied for 65th.
HIGH SCHOOL: Won four letters in golf at Wichita East HS ... Coached by Rick Hansen ... Broke a 40-year old school scoring record with a 66 in a city league match, breaking the record of former PGA tour player Johnny Stevens ... Helped lead the team to the state tournament his last three years of high school ... Won Wichita Boys City Junior Championship ... Three-time club champion at Willowbend Golf Club in Wichita.
PERSONAL: Son of Allen and Kim Bell ... Studying civil engineering on a significant academic scholarship at KU ... walked-on during his junior year at KU.