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Derek Chambers 25
Derek Chambers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bryant, Ark.

High School:
Bryant HS

Last College:
Arkansas-Fort Smith

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 201

Position:
1B

Bats/Throws:
L/L


2005
Had at least two hits in five of the first six games of his first season with Missouri after transferring from Arkansas-Fort Smith ... drove in at least two runs in three-straight games from Feb. 19-25 ... led the team with 24 multi-hit games on the year ... was 3-for-4 with four RBI against Oklahoma on April 23 ... finished 5-for-9 in the three games against Texas ... went 3-for-5 in series finale with Nebraska ... closed the season on a 13-game hitting streak, which was the longest by any Tiger in 2005 ... also had hitting streaks of 10 games, eight games and five games (twice) ... was 7-for-13 with one home run, one triple, six RBI and three runs scored in the NCAA Tournament ... went 4-for-5 with a triple, three RBI and a pair of runs scored against Harvard in the NCAA Regional game on June 4 ... had two hits, including a home run, and two RBI against Cal State-Fullerton in the season finale ... started all but three games at first base for Mizzou ... led the team in games played (63), at-bats (247), hits (79) and runs scored (63) ... was fourth in the Big 12 Conference in runs scored ... was third on the squad with 48 RBI and 106 total bases ... had at least one hit in all but 16 of the 63 games he played in.

ARKANSAS-FORT SMITH
Hit .385 with seven home runs, four triples and 19 doubles ... drove in 56 runs ... made All-Bi-State Conference Team in 2003 ... team placed fourth in conference and third at regional tournament in 2003 ... named to the Dean's List in first semester at Fort Smith.

HIGH SCHOOL
Had a .361 batting average with three home runs, four triples and 18 doubles in his senior year at Bryant (Ark.) High School ... also pitched in eight games, compiling a record of 4-1 with 32 strikeouts in 36 innings pitched ... selected to All-Conference Team as a senior ... named to All-State Tournament Team in 2002 ... was named the Best Defensive Player in 2002 Mountain Home Twin Lakes Classic ... team was conference champions in 2001 and finished eighth in state playoffs.

PERSONAL
Born June 25, 1984, in Little Rock, Ark. ... son of Fred and Leslie Chambers ... majoring in Parks, Recreation and Tourism ... led Legion team to fourth place finish in state in 2003 and third place finish in 2002.