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Why Bianka Bell Chose LSU

Why Bianka Bell Chose LSU

Jan 27, 2016

Bianka Bell, shortstop for the LSU Tigers started playing softball at age 4. Bianka began her travel ball experience when she was 10. She spent most of her travel ball career with the Tampa Mustangs. During that time, Bianka committed to LSU her sophomore year of high school. With multiple offers from SEC schools, LSU became her home. Joe Bell, Bianka’s father is one of her biggest influencers in her softball career. Joe was really hard on Bianka growing, but now she’s extremely grateful now for those challenging times.

Bianka talks about the difference between her freshmen and senior experience. What she's learned from the coaching staff? She shares a critical moment of failure last year that could have changed the trajectory of the Tigers' season. Listen to how she gathered the strength and courage to get to the next pitch.

Career Highlights:

2015 USA Softball Senior Women’s National Team Selection

2015 First Team All-SEC2015 NFCA All-South Region First Team

2015 NFCA All-America First Team

2015 LSWA Louisiana Hitter of the Year

2015 LSWA All-Louisiana First Team2014 Purple and Gold Challenge All-Tournament Team

2014 NFCA All-South Region First Team

2014 LSWA All-Louisiana First Team

2013 NFCA All-South Region Second Team

2013 SEC Co-Freshman of the Year

2013 All-SEC Second Team

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