Chanda Bell
Chanda Bell

Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Franklin Central

Student Assistant Coach


Kelsey Nunley Named SEC Pitcher of the Week

Freshman became first player in school history to win 20 games in a single season


Nunley's Record, Smith's RBI Cap Historic Day for No. 18 Softball

Kentucky softball team posts 4-2 win over No. 3 Florida to recap historic day for UK Softball


No. 18 Softball Dedicates New Stadium With No. 3 Florida

UK Softball Complex Grand Opening Dedication Saturday at 11:45 a.m. ET on main staircase


Lawson Earns 182nd Win, Becomes Program's All-Time Win Leader

Kentucky head coach Rachel Lawson becomes school's all-time leading win leader Wednesday


O'Brien, Cumbess Lead No. 18 Softball to Historic Day

Freshman pitcher Kelsey Nunley ties school record for most wins in a season with 19


Lawson, Bell, Carroll after NCAA-opening walk-off defeat

UK lost its NCAA Tournament opener 3-2 to Michigan.


Bell ready to head to Louisville

UK will play in the NCAA Tournament's Louisville Regional beginning on Friday.


SB highlights vs. Georgia

Cumbess' First-Career No-Hitter Clinches Series Over Georgia; Wildcats clinch series vs. UGA for just the second time in school history and first since 2000


SB vs. Louisville, 052012

Softball's Season Concludes in Tourney Thriller; Riley works six scoreless innings in relief; Joiner hits two-run homer


SB vs. Michigan, NCAA Tournament, 051812

Kentucky Suffers Heartbreaking Walk-Off Loss in NCAA Opener; Wildcats rallied for the lead in the top of the seventh


SB vs. LSU, 050612

Bell's No Hitter Clinches Sweep of No. 22 LSU; Bell tosses fifth-career no hitter, O'Brien drives in game-winning run


SB vs. Morehead State, 042412

Softball Grabs Victory Behind Riley, O'Brien; O'Brien hits first homer of season in win


SB vs. Georgia, 041512

Softball's Late Charge Falls Short to No. 10/11 Georgia; Cervantes' seventh-inning homer not enough

  • 2012 NFCA National Player of the Week (5/8)
  • 2009 All-SEC Freshman Team Member
  • Four-time SEC Weekly Award Winner

Senior (2012): Saw action in a career-high 43 games including 39 pitching appearances ... Played first base in four games ... Earned 16 wins in the circle while tossing 201 strikeouts ... Only pitcher in school history to throw 200 or more Ks in each of her four seasons ... Tabbed SEC Pitcher of the Week in consecutive weeks while also becoming the first player in school history to be named NFCA National Player of the Week following two wins and a save in a series sweep of LSU ... Picked up her first win of the season in relief work in a victory over LIU Brooklyn ... Recorded her first start of the season in an extra-inning loss to Maryland while only giving up one earned run, four hits, and striking out four ... Earned two victories at the Eagle Invitational with wins over Jacksonville State and Radford to become UK's all-time winningest pitcher and earn All-Tournament team accolades ... Recorded 13 inning pitched in the Ragin' Cajun Invite, going 2-1 on the weekend and striking out 15 batters en route to earning All-Tournament team honors ... Struck out eight batters in a loss to Alabama ... Went 2-0 in the UK Invitational posting a 2.62 ERA on the weekend, only allowing four runs in three appearances ... Struck out 13 in a win over UMKC ... Pitched five scoreless innings in an extra-inning win over No. 18 Auburn, allowing only three hits while striking out seven ... Became the first UK pitcher in school history to amass 800 or more strikeouts with seven tossed in a loss to No. 11 Louisville ... Earned her fourth career save with two innings of relief in an upset of No. 10 Tennessee ... Pitched three flawless innings in relief at Louisville ... Went the distance in Sunday's 10-5 win over USC while striking out 10 batters in the win ... Secured a win in UK's extra-inning comeback against Arkansas ... Limited Georgia to just one hit and striking out six in a series-opening win over the Bulldogs ... Worked a complete-game win and struck out six in the opening win over Ole Miss ... Named SEC Pitcher of the Week after throwing for two wins vs. No. 2 Florida, capturing the series ... Struck out 13 batters en route to win on Sunday in series-clinching win over Florida after earning a shutout win to begin the series ... Went 2-0 on the weekend vs. No. 22 LSU only allowing three runs in three appearances accounting for 15.2 innings pitched ... Struck out six in fifth-career no-hitter vs. No. 22 LSU to secure sweep of the Tigers ... Named SEC Pitcher of the Week for second consecutive week on May 8 ... Had six strikeouts in the NCAA Tournament to push her season total past 200 for the fourth consecutive season.

Junior (2011): Became the first UK player in school history to tally 700 or more strikeouts in her career ... Posted a career-low 2.24 ERA while earning a 15-8 record in the circle ... Tossed 200 or more Ks in her third consecutive season ... Became the first UK player in school history to tally a perfect game ... Threw three no-hitters in 2011 ... Notched a five-inning shutout victory over No. 22 Ohio State with 10 strikeouts and limiting the Buckeyes to just three hits ... Earned an extra-inning victory over DePaul and picked up six strikeouts ... Posted 15 strikeouts and allowed just one hit in a win over Georgia Southern ... Tossed the second no-hitter of her career while also setting the single-game UK record for strikeouts with 16 in a win over Colorado State ... Also became UK's all-time career strikeout leader in that contest ... Earned her second career save with 3.0 innings worked in a combined shutout victory over UC Davis ... Claimed a win against North Dakota State after tossing four innings of relief and striking out four in extra innings ... Earned a win over No. 7 Tennessee with 6.0 innings of relief work and 10 strikeouts tossed ... Struck out 14 in a shutout of Arkansas ... Threw a no-hitter, the first in school history in SEC action, in the series win over Mississippi State ... Struck out 11 in the win ... Tossed a two-run, 11-strikeout complete-game effort in the opening win over Florida ... Threw 2.0 scoreless innings of relief to preserve the sweep of the Gators ... Recorded the first perfect game in UK history with six flawless innings and striking out 15 of the possible 18 outs in the opening win at Austin Peay ... Matched a single-game high with 16 strikeouts in a win over Tennessee Tech ... Picked up a complete game win in the opening game vs. South Carolina striking out six ... Captured a win over the sixth different SEC opponent in a complete-game win over Auburn ... Tossed her seventh shutout of the season in a complete-game effort over Notre Dame ... Picked up her second win of the postseason in a five-strikeout win over Michigan.

Sophomore (2010): An All-SEC Academic team performer ... Broke her own single-season record with 288 strikeouts tossed on the season ... Totaled 18 victories in the circle with a team-best 2.59 ERA and an opposing batting average of .200 ... Earned a win over Ohio State in the NCAA Tournament, pitching 4.1 innings and striking out four ... Tossed 5.0 innings of shutout action while striking out four in the quarterfinal game of the SEC Tournament ... Earned a win in the series opening game against Ole Miss ... Struck out eight in a loss to No. 2 Michigan ... Claimed a win over Austin Peay while striking out eight on the night ... Threw a complete game effort, striking out nine in a win over WKU ... Tossed the first one-hitter of her career in the clinching victory of the sweep of South Carolina ... Struck out 19 batters in 10 innings of work in two victories over South Carolina ... Earned a win while fanning 10 against Mississippi State ... Struck out 11 in a loss to No. 7 Georgia ... Went the distance and struck out 10 in a win over Arkansas ... Earned a shutout victory against Morehead State while striking out 12 batters ... Picked up a win in relief when she went four innings and struck out four against Auburn ... Posted two more wins at the Buzz Classic ... In 20.0 innings of work she struck out 30 batters ... Went 2-0 at the Frost Classic ... Threw 18.0 innings of work and struck out 26 in three appearances ... Notched two complete game efforts at the FAU Kickoff Classic where she charted 23 strikeouts in 14 innings of action ... Picked up her second win of the season with a 13 strikeout performance in a complete game effort against Cal State Fullerton ... Earned an upset victory over No. 5 Arizona State going all seven innings and striking out 14 batters.

Freshman (2009): An All-SEC Freshman Academic team performer ... Pitched the first no-hitter in school history in a 1-0 win over Western Kentucky ... Her 19 victories in a single season matches a UK record ... Claimed the school record for strikeouts in a season ... Captured the season-record for opposing batting average ... Broke the UK single-game record with 15 strikeouts in a game on three occasions ... Made her first collegiate start during the first game of the season ... Threw 7.0 innings of work in helping UK defeat Oregon ... Picked up her second win of the season in a one-run, two-hit performance against UNLV where she fanned 15 batters ... Threw a career-high nine innings while striking out seven in an extra-inning loss to Lafayette ... Named the SEC Freshman Player of the Week after going 3-0 and posting a 0.00 ERA at the Hatter Classic ... Pitched two scoreless innings and earned the upset win over LSU ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week for the second time after leading UK to a sweep of Auburn ... Matched her career-best with 15 strikeouts against the Tigers in game one ... Had 10 strikeouts in five innings of work in the second win over Auburn ... Equaled her school record with 15 strikeouts in a win over Arkansas ... Picked up a pair of wins with 23 strikeouts in 12 innings pitched over Kent State ... Captured her first save of her career with two innings of relief work at Western Kentucky ... Earned a win in relief against Ole Miss ... Tossed seven innings and allowed just four hits in her first career post-season victory in a win over BYU in the NCAA Tournament.

High School: A four-year letterwinner at Franklin Central and a member of the 2008 Indiana state runners up ... Franklin Central squad claimed the conference, sectional and regional championships in her senior season ... In her final season, Bell threw 152.67 innings of work, giving up just three earned runs ... Tallied 15 shutouts and 302 strikeouts as a senior ... Named first-team All-State, Indiana Super Team Player of the Year, all-county, all-conference and was her team's MVP ... As a junior, Bell was tapped a second-team All-State performer, while winning first-team honors in the county and conference as well as her team's MVP award ... Honor roll student ... Graduated in the top 10 percent of her class ... Earned an Academic Honors Diploma.

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