Kelsey Mitchell (basketball)

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Kelsey Mitchell
Kelsey Mitchell 20190901.jpg
Mitchell in 2019
No. 0 – Indiana Fever
PositionPoint guard
LeagueWNBA
Personal information
Born (1995-11-12) November 12, 1995 (age 25)
Cincinnati, Ohio
NationalityAmerican
Listed height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Listed weight160 lb (73 kg)
Career information
High schoolPrinceton (Sharonville, Ohio)
CollegeOhio State (2014–2018)
WNBA draft2018 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2nd overall
Selected by the Indiana Fever
Playing career2018–present
Career history
2018–presentIndiana Fever
Career highlights and awards

Kelsey Mitchell (born November 12, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Fever of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). Mitchell was the second overall pick in the 2018 WNBA draft. She completed her college career with the Ohio State Buckeyes in 2018. In February 2018, she was named the Big Ten women's basketball player of the year by the conference's coaches. She was a second team All-American in 2015, 2017, and 2018, while notching first team All-American in 2016.[1]

During her senior college season, Mitchell averaged 24.4 points per game on 46.1 percent shooting and 40.3 percent shooting from three. She also managed 4.1 assists per game and 3.2 rebounds per game. She finished the regular season of her final season with the third-most points in NCAA Division I history,[2] and ultimately finished her career with 3,402 points, trailing only Kelsey Plum of Washington.[3]

Personal[edit]

Mitchell is from Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated from Princeton High School in Sharonville, Ohio.

Ohio State statistics[edit]

Statistics courtesy NCAA Statistics[4]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG PPG
2014-15 Ohio State 35 873 41.5% 37.8% 83.5% 4.2 4.2 1.7 24.9
2015-16 Ohio State 34 889 45.2% 39.7% 85.2% 3.2 3.4 1.7 26.1
2016-17 Ohio State 35 791 43.7% 36.9% 81.8% 2.8 3.9 1.2 22.6
2017-18 Ohio State 35 849 44.8% 40.2% 83.2% 3.2 4.2 1.5 24.3
Career 139 3402 43.8% 38.6% 83.5% 3.3 3.9 1.5 24.5

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kelsey Mitchell Bio :: The Ohio State University :: Official Athletic Site". Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  2. ^ Hass-Hill, Colin. "Women's Basketball: Ohio State guard Kelsey Mitchell named Big Ten Player of the Year by conference's coaches". The Lantern. Retrieved March 1, 2018.
  3. ^ "Central Michigan stuns Ohio State in NCAA regional". ESPN.com. Associated Press. March 19, 2018. Retrieved March 22, 2018.
  4. ^ "NCAA Statistics". web1.ncaa.org. Retrieved 2018-04-07.

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