Four-year letter winner who is versatile in both the front and backcourt • graduated in May 2016 from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science.
Team co-captain alongside junior Hannah Jardine • named Team Unsung Hero after returning to the court in nearly a year after sustaining a horrific leg injury in the second game of her junior campaign • also earned the Joyce Perry Coaches Award • started 10 games while appearing in 28 total for the Hens • averaged 2.1 rebounds and 1.8 points in 12.5 minutes played per game • tied a career-high with nine steals • notched a season-best eight points against Elon in a CAA quarterfinals matchup (March 10) • collected a season-high seven rebounds in win at the College of Charleston (Jan. 15) • PNC Bank Student-Athlete Achiever Award (Jan. 16).
Team co-captain alongside Stephanie Leon • missed majority of the season after breaking her left leg (tibia and fibula) against Marist on Nov. 16 • posted a career game in the season opener at Lafayette with first-ever double double of 13 points and 10 rebounds • also went a perfect 5-for-5 from the free throw line and played 31 total minutes against the Leopards • registered two points and four rebounds in 12 minutes against Marist before leaving the game.
Appeared in 27 contests while starting three • averaged 2.8 points and 2.7 rebounds per game • registered a career day with 10 points against Towson in the Blue Hens’ first-ever game at SECU Arena • added four rebounds, two steals and an assist against the Tigers on Feb. 2 • averaged 5.7 rebounds and 4.0 points in three CAA Tournament games against Northeastern, College of Charleston and James Madison • recorded a career-best seven rebounds against the Huskies in the CAA quarterfinals • voted the team’s Most Improved Player by teammates • earned the Blue Hen Basketball Club Roy Timmer Unsung Hero Award.
Saw action in 14 games for Delaware • finished season averaging 1.7 points and 1.5 rebounds per game as a freshman • put up a career game in the team’s regular season finale against Georgia State (3/6) with seven points, three field goals made and eight field goals attempted in 15 minutes of play • sustained an ankle injury against Northeastern (1/29) and missed the following five games • swatted first career block against Towson (1/20) • recorded first career goal and assist in team’s 62-27 conference opening win against George Mason (1/10) • scored first point of career and collected three rebounds during the season-opening win over Sam Houston State (11/9).
Four-year member of the basketball and outdoor track teams at Woodside High School • led Woodside to the AAA Peninsula District regular season and tournament championships as a junior and senior, and the regional championship as a senior • earned first team All-District, All-Region and All-State honors during senior year • selected Woodside Female Athlete of the Year and Senior Athlete of the Year • first team All-District and All-Region, and honorable mention All-State as a junior • named second team All-District as a sophomore and honorable mention All-District as a freshman • earned 2012 U.S. Army Reserve National Student-Athlete Award • given President’s Award for Educational Excellence • 800 meter district champion in 2012 • honor roll student during all four years of high school.
Alecia Margaret Bell • born August 28, 1994 • daughter of Alonzo Bell Jr. and Sandra Bell • has a younger sister, Alexis • father played football at Princeton and mother played softball at Saint Paul’s College • has played the piano for 11 years • exercise science major at Delaware who aspires to go into the physical therapy field • works with the University of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic.
Points: 13 at Lafayette, 11/14/14
Field Goals: 5 at Towson, 2/2/14
Field Goal Att.: 8 – vs. Georgia State, 3/6/13
3-pt. Field Goals: n/a
3-pt. Field Goals Att.: n/a
Free Throws: 5 at Lafayette, 11/14/14
Free Throw Att.: 5 at Lafayette, 11/14/14
Rebounds: 10 at Lafayette, 11/14/14
Assists: 2 – 5x, last vs. East Carolina, 11/22/15
Blocks: 1 – 7x, last vs. Lafayette, 11/13/15
Steals: 2 – 3x, last vs. UNCW, 1/8/16
Minutes: 34 at Rhode Island, 11/8/13
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