Derek Bell
Derek Bell
Height: 6-1
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Creve Coeur, MO
High School: Westminister Christian Academy

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16)
Played in two singles matches, dropping both in straight sets ... played in nine doubles matches (at at #3) ... teammed with Oscar Soderlund in six matches with a 3-3 record ... paired with Arthur Viallaneix for a 1-2 mark in three matches. 

AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15)
Posted a 2-6 record in singles and a combined 3-16 record in doubles during the spring season... finished 1-5 in SSC play in doubles… played primarily the No. 5 singles spots as she recorded an 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 an 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… during the fall season, 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. 

2014 graduate of Westminster Christian Academy in Town and Country, Mo... four year lettermen 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 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. 

Son of Robin and Bryan Bell... has two brothers, Kevin (21) and Nick (17) and a sister, Lauren (12)... born 1/23/95... lists playing tennis, basketball and fishing as his hobbies.