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BELLA POOLE

Player profile

year
Senior
hometown
Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
high school
Ponte Vedra

BIO

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Fourth-year member of the women’s distance program…coming off her finest track & field season in the spring when she established PBs in three events…competed in only two cross country meets last fall.

2016-17

Cross Country: Didn’t open up until the FSU Invitational, where she ran 19:47.1 for 5k to place 58th overall and 12th on the team…only other appearance came at Crimson Classic, where she ran 23:12.8 for 6k and was the No. 4 finisher. Indoors: Competed twice, posting a fourth-place finish in the 5000m at the Clemson Invitational…two weeks later shaved 11 seconds off her time at the Clemson Bob Pollock Invitational (18:38.66). Outdoors: Opened season at FAMU Relays where she was the runner-up in the 10,000 – the first of her career – in 38:05.61…sandwiched a 3000m PB (10:37.57) at the Tom Jones Memorial, between back-to-back 5000m PBs, capping her season with an 18:05.15 at the Seminole Twilight.

 

2015-16

Cross Country: Was the top finisher for the Noles racing at the Mountain Dew Invitational and followed up with top-seven scoring performances at both the FSU Invitational and Crimson Classic…consistenty performed at a high level. Indoor: traveled to Birmingham CrossPlex for the Conference Clash/Power 5 Invite where she made her indoor debut in the 5000 (18:28.85). Outdoor: competed in four meets and lowered her collegiate 5000m PB to 18:19.19 at the FSU Relays, and her 3000m best to 10:43.12 at the Tom Jones Memorial.

2014-15

Cross Country: On the starting line in three events…season-best 19:28.0 5k at Mountain Dew Invitational…was 49th at the Charlotte Invitational in her first collegiate 6k race (24:11.7). Indoor: did not compete. Outdoor: competed in four meets…turned in a 1500m PB (5:00.41) at the UNF Twilight and a season-best 10:56.33 at the FSU Relays.

Personal:

Standout at Ponte Vedra High where she set school records for 5k in cross country and on the track in the 800, 1600 and 3200 as well as a pair of relays…multiple team MVP honors in cross country and track & field…outstanding student acknowledged as AP Scholar with Distinction…member of National Honor Society as well a honor society’s for world history, math, science, Spanish and English…graduated with 41 credits and accepted into FSU Honors program…majoring in engineering…born Nov. 7, 1995.