Derek Bell
Derek Bell
Height: 6-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Creve Coeur, MO
High School: Westminister Christian Academy
Major: Business Administration

 AS A JUNIOR (2016-17)
HONORS - SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll
... FALL 2016: posted a 1-2 record in two fall tournaments ... paired with Oscar Soderlund to post a 2-3 record in doubles ... finished second with Soderlund in the Florida Tech Invitational ... SPRING 2017: did not play in any singles matches ... teamed with four different doubles partners for a 4-7 record at #3 doubles ... paired with Fabian Lundberg for a 1-1 record; with Lennart Vossgaëtter for a 0-1 mark; with Blaine Miller for a 0-2 record; with Jose De Sario for a 3-3 record

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16)
SPRING 2016: Played in two singles matches, dropping both in straight sets ... played in nine doubles matches (at #3) ... teamed with Oscar Soderlund in six matches with a 3-3 record ... paired with Arthur Viallaneix for a 1-2 mark in three matches ... CAREER (thru 2017): 2-8 in singles and 12-29 in doubles over three seasons.

AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15)
FALL 2014: went 1-4 in singles and was 3-4 in doubles ... advanced to the round of 16 in doubles at both the ITA South Regionals and the Grizzly Open as he posted a 2-2 record playing with Lundberg ... was 1-2 in the Gold Doubles Flight at the Embry-Riddle Open playing with Mailloux ... SPRING 2015: Posted a 2-6 record in singles and a combined 3-16 record in doubles  ... finished 1-5 in SSC play in doubles … played primarily the No. 5 singles spots as she recorded a 0-4 record ... also played at the No. 6 spot in singles and went 1-1 and was 1-1 at the No. 4 singles spot ... played mostly the No. 3 spot in doubles ... posted a 1-5 record with Blaine Miller at the No. 5 spot and also was 2-3 playing with Arthur Viallaneix ... played two matches at the No. 1 spot with Fabian Lundberg and went 0-2 and also played two matches at the No. 2 spot with Lundberg and posted a 0-2 record ... Bell won his first collegiate singles match in two sets (6-3, 6-4) on March 1 vs. Daniil Gorkov of Montana State-Billings … his first doubles win came on March 20 against Palm Beach Atlantic at the No./ 3 spot playing with Viallaneix.

HIGH SCHOOL
2014 graduate of Westminster Christian Academy in Town and Country, MO ... four-year letterman in tennis for coach Adam Barbee ... two-time First-Team All-Metro and All-State selection as a junior and senior ... was a two-time Missouri Class 1 State Champion in doubles as a junior and senior ... ranked No. 3 in St. Louis District and Top 4 in the state of Missouri as a senior ... led the school to a second place finish in the Missouri State Tennis Tournament as a freshman and was a member of the school's fifth-place team in the Missouri State Tennis Tournament as a sophomore ... along with playing four seasons of tennis, Bell lettered in basketball as a freshman in 2010-11 ... in the classroom, was a two-time member of the Academic Honor Roll. 

PERSONAL
Son of Robin and Bryan Bell ... has two brothers, Kevin (21) and Nick (17) and a sister, Lauren (12) ... lists playing tennis, basketball, and fishing as his hobbies ... member of FSC Elite Board of Students, Delta Sigma Pi, and Sigma Chi ... member of 2016-17 FSC President's List ... interned in management and operations at IMG Academy.