Stell completed his sophomore season with the Longhorns this spring after bursting onto the scene and eventually earning a starting job in center field as a freshman last spring. In 25 games (20 starts) Stell posted a .333 batting average with 14 runs, two doubles, one triple, seven RBI and was a perfect 6-for-6 on stolen base attempts. He also posted a .461 on-base percentage and had a 10-game hitting streak during one stretch last spring as well.
Stell is also a veteran of summer collegiate baseball, having helped the Santa Barbara Foresters of the California Collegiate League win their second consecutive National Baseball Congress World Series title last summer. In 87 at bats for the Foresters, Stell batted .264 with one home run, 11 RBI and 15 stolen bases.
Stell earned three letters at Lake Highlands High School in Dallas, Texas while carrying a combined batting average of .471 in his three years on the baseball team. He was awarded All-District Honors as a sophomore and senior and closed out his senior season as captain of the team, City MVP, 1st Team All-District and First Team Academic All-State. He is a native of Dallas, Texas.