Women's Cross Country

Carolyn Bell - blank


McKinney, Texas

High School:
McKinney Christian

Carolyn Bell

Personal Records:
1600 meters -- 5:17
3200 meters -- 11:21.35
5000 meters -- 17:58

2008: Finished 58th overall in the Belmont/Vanderbilt Opener with a time of 16:16.02 at 4K distance... Followed that effort with 20:12.09 performance at Commodore Classic, good for 39th place result... Ran best 5K of season (20:01.51) at Louisville Classic... Closed campaign with a 24:39.6 clocking for 6K at Pre-Nationals meet.

2007: Finished 34th at the Belmont/Vanderbilt Opener, 45th at the Commodore Classic, 57th at the Colonial Inter-Regional Challenge, 120th at the Chile Pepper Festival, 68th at the SEC Championship, and 73rd at the NCAA South Regional Championship

High School/Prep:
Bell is a multiple state champion in Texas' Association of Private and Parochial Schools classification, winning the TAPPS 2A state cross country individual title on four occasions, and capturing the 1600 and 3200 meters competitions in track and field... Ran 5:06.4 road mile during spring 2007 at the Congress Ave. mile in Austin, Texas.

Carolyn Hannah Bell ... Born April 20, 1989 ... Parents are James and Kathleen ... Has a younger brother and older sister (who attends Vanderbilt) ... Majoring in human and organizational development ... Enjoys traveling and bronzing.

Off the Course with Carolyn:

Favorite class this semester: Oceanography

My dream job: Background dancer

Item I brought to VU to remind me of home: My cowboy boots

Dream vacation: Cambodia

Best concert I've ever attended: Bonnaroo

Favorite restaurant: Nicola's

First job I had: Lifeguard

Favorite "non-school" related reading material: "Rolling Stone" magazine

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