USC wins its spot in unbelievable fashion, beating Stanford 12-11 in sudden death.
No. 3 seeded Trojans head to La Jolla this weekend to fight for yet another national championship.
Rex Butler, McQuin Baron and Nick Bell also earn MPSF accolades.
Seniors Kostas Genidounias and Marc Vonderweidt score three apiece in the important USC victory.
Trojan sophomore grabs his first career award after a powerful performance in USC's SoCal Tournament title run.
THIS SEASON: Bell enters his second season of competition at USC.
2013: Bell scored 18 goals as a true freshman... A member of the NCAA Championship roster... First career goal came with a two-goal game in USC's season opener vs. Cal Baptist... Scored in 12 games with six two-goal outings.
HIGH SCHOOL: Bell played water polo and swam at Los Osos High in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.... Named CIF Division IV Player of the Year as a senior and the Inland Empire Player of the Year... A two-time league MVP, also an All-CIF first team selection... Named to second team All-CIF and a two-time league first-teamer... Water polo team won 2012 CIF championship, and swim team won 2013 CIF championship... Scored 331 goals in his career at Los Osos, with 160 career assists, 263 steals and 171 ejections drawn.... Played club at Foothill... An honor student.
NATIONAL TEAMS: Bell is a member of the U.S. National Team... Competed for the USA at the 2014 FINA World League Super Final in Dubai.
PERSONAL: Bell has not declared a major but hopes to study mechanical engineering... Parents are Mark and Natalie... Has one sister, Brittany... Enjoys spending time with friends, surfing and snowboarding in his free time... Lists LeBron James as his biggest sports hero... Has always wanted to win an NCAA championship... Hopes to travel to Europe and Central America... Would like to travel the world after graduation... Born Aug. 18, 1995.