Bryanna Fernstrom
Bryanna  Fernstrom


Center City, Minn.

High School:
Chisago Lakes HS

Last College:
Iowa State




Gophers Knock Off No. 20 Iowa, 77-72

Bell leads all scorers with 21 points and hits her fourth double-double of the season in Sunday's game.


Career Stats

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2017-18 • Senior Season:
Played in 32 games with 14 starts • tallied 11 points and seven rebounds against Iowa (1/21) • posted 14 points and seven rebounds vs. Michigan State (1/7) • scored a season-high 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds vs. Eastern Michigan (12/3) • pulled down 10 rebounds vs. VCU (11/16) • opened the season with 11 points against Lehigh (11/11)

• Junior Season:
Played in 16 games, starting four, after sitting out the first half of season due to NCAA transfer rules • averaged 5.7 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game • Academic All-Big Ten • scored 12 points in Gophers debut at Ohio State (12/28), adding 10 rebounds for a double-double • also had a double-double against Michigan State (1/30) with a season-high 18 points and 10 rebounds • blocked five shots against Maryland (1/1) and at Michigan (1/15) • pulled down a season-best 11 rebounds at Indiana (1/4).

At Iowa State:

Started 12 of the Cyclones’ first 15 games in the 2015-16 season • was averaging 9.1 points and 6.7 rebounds • had a team-high 34 blocks during ISU’s 11-4 start • 10th on the Cyclones’ career blocks list with 70 at the time of her departure • as a freshman in 2014-15, made 25 starts and was named Big 12 freshman of the week three times • averaged 9.0 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.2 blocks • scored 25 points in her collegiate debut and notched nine games scoring in double figures.

High School:
A 2014 graduate of Chisago Lakes High School • the 2014 Pioneer Press Girls Basketball Player of the Year • nominated for the McDonald’s All-American Game and for Minnesota’s Miss Basketball Award • averaged 25.9 points, 13.4 rebounds and 4.5 blocks per game as a senior • also averaged a double-double as a junior • Mississippi 8 Conference MVP • set school season records for points, rebounds, field goals and blocks • also posted single-game records of 42 points, 17 field goals and 15 blocks during her prep career • played AAU ball for the Minnesota Stars, where she was a teammate of fellow Gopher Carlie Wagner.

Born Sept. 20, 1995 • daughter of Kendall and Carrie Fernstrom • has two brothers, Jake and Joe • intends to major in human resource development.



Staples Added to 2018 Recruiting Class

Staples Added to 2018 Recruiting Class

5/9/2018 - W. Basketball

Minnesota women’s basketball head coach Lindsay Whalen announced the addition of 5-10 guard Mercedes Staples to the team’s 2018 recruiting class Wednesday.

Whalen Finalizes Staff with O'Banion

Whalen Finalizes Staff with O'Banion

5/2/2018 - W. Basketball

Minnesota head coach Lindsay Whalen finalized her coaching staff Wednesday with the announcement of the return of Danielle O'Banion as assistant coach.

Wagner, Wiebke Earn B1G Medal of Honor

Wagner, Wiebke Earn B1G Medal of Honor

4/30/2018 - W. Basketball

Wagner and Wiebke were presented with their awards at the 12th annual Golden Goldys on Monday night at TCF Bank Stadium.

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