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Phil Bell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gulf Breeze, Fla.

High School:
Gulf Breeze

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
04/28/1986

B/T:
R/R


Meet Phil Bell

AS A JUNIOR (2007)
Played in 56 games, starting in 52 ... played with the Hyannis Mets of the Cape Cod Baseball League last summer, hitting .271 with one home run, 15 RBI and eight stolen bases ... ranked third on the UAB club with his .336 batting average ... had the third-highest RBI total on the team with 37 ... ranked second on the team and sixth in Conference USA with 17 stolen bases ... was a .355 hitter in Conference USA play with a team-best 20 RBI and nine stolen bases ... hit a team-best .374 at Young Memorial Field ... in games UAB won, he batted .423 with 21 RBI and 11 stolen bases ... put together a club-long and personal career-long hitting streak of 15 games during the season ... led the club and tied for fifth in Conference USA with 10 sacrifice bunts ... had 22 multiple-hit games and seven multi-RBI efforts ... was a .381 (8-for-21) hitter with nine RBI in eighth inning plate appearances ... recorded at least one hit in 45 of the 56 games he played in ... was 4-for-4 with four runs scored, two RBI and two stolen bases in his two games played against No. 29 East Carolina May 17 & 18 ... went 6-for-13 with eight RBI and six runs scored for the team's three-game sweep at Marshall May 11-13 ... capped off a 15-game hit streak by going 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored against third-ranked Rice April 27 ... put together back-to-back three-hit games against Purdue March 13 & 14, combining to go 6-for-11 with three runs scored and two RBI against the Boilermakers ... hit the Blazers' first home run of the season against Central Michigan Feb. 17 ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2006)
Ranked third on the team with a batting average of .280 to go with 19 RBI and nine doubles ... was a tough out as he struck out just 31 times ... stole three bases on five attempts ... was 2-for-5 against Tulane on May 19 with one RBI ... scored and batted in two runs at East Carolina on May 12, a game that he went 2-for-3 at the plate with a home run ... On May 5 at Memphis, he went 3-for-5 with two doubles and three RBI ... was 2-for-4 with three runs scored against Alabama on April 26 ... hit safely in two of his six at bats at UCF on April 23, while batting in two runs to go along with an impressive three putouts to aid the Blazers defensively ... went 3-for-4 with two runs scored, while being hit by a pitch against North Carolina A&T on March 18 ... was 3-for-4 with three runs scored and one double against top-ranked Mississippi State March 21 ... had two RBI and two runs scored against Georgia State March 8.

AS A FRESHMAN (2005)
Played in 34 games and ranked second on the team with a .311 batting average ... had seven extra-base hits and a .393 on-base percentage ... tied for the team lead with three sacrifice flies ... stole four bases in five attempts ... led UAB with a .390 batting average in home games at Young Memorial Field ... had a career-high seven-game hitting streak from March 5-18 ... hit safely in 13 of his first 15 collegiate contests ... got the start and had two hits in four at-bats against top-ranked Tulane in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament May 25 ... went 2-for-4 with a triple and two RBI at Samford April 20 ... went 2-for-4 and scored a career-high three runs against Memphis April 10 ... had two hits and an RBI in C-USA opener at Houston March 25 ... hit his first career home run and drove in a career-high three runs on March 23 at Birmingham-Southern ... went 5-for-11 with three runs and three RBI in the Tennessee Tech series (March 11-13) ... came through with an RBI double in his first career at-bat against Florida A&M March 1.

GULF BREEZE HIGH SCHOOL
Was the Pensacola Sports Association Student-Athlete of the year as a senior ... received first team all-area honors and second team all-state honors ... batted .488 as a senior with 18 stolen bases and 32 runs scored ... was also a member of the National Honor Society

PERSONAL
Phillip Allen Bell ... born Apr. 28, 1986 in Pensacola, Fla. ... parents are Emory and Bonnie Bell ... majoring in biology

Bell's Career Stats


Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2005....  .311  34-26    90   21   28   4   2   1   13   39  .433  10   4  21   0  .393   3   2   4-5      0   0   0  .000
2006....  .280  48-41   157   26   44   9   1   3   19   64  .408  13   6  31   2  .358   0   4   3-5     47  25   4  .947
2007....  .336  56-52   226   44   76   8   2   3   37   97  .429  10   7  34   3  .380   2  10  17-19    98   7   3  .972
TOTAL...  .313 138-119  473   91  148  21   5   7   69  200  .423  33  17  86   5  .375   5  16  24-29   145  32   7  .962


 
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