The Bellingham Bells added two players to the 2014 roster, right-handed pitcher Tanner Olson and second baseman Dustin Breshears will take the field for the Bells in summer 2014.
After playing with the Bells on a limited basis last summer, Olson rejoins the Bells for his second season in Bellingham. Olson is a freshman at Lower Columbia College in Longview. As a senior at Lynden High School, Olson went 10-0 with a 0.76 ERA and led the Lions to the quarterfinals of the Class 2AState Tournament. Olson was named to the 2013 Class 2A All-State Team and was also named 2013 All-Whatcom County Player of the Year.
Breshears, a 2011 graduate of Mount Si High School in North Bend, is a junior at Gonzaga in Spokane. A Gonzaga transfer, Breshears played in 2012 for Bellevue College and St. John's University in 2013.
While at St. John's in 2013, Breshears played in 44 games, racking up six doubles and eight RBI on the season and posting a fielding percentage of .895. In 2012, Breshears batted .371 for Bellevue College with three doubles, three triples and a home run. Posting a .404 on base percentage, he was also awarded first team All-Northern Region and first team All-NWAACC honors.