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Kelsey Mitchell

  • As of  Aug. 25, 2018.

USA Basketball Notes

  • International Tournament Title: 2017 U24 Four Nations Tournament.
  • Is 4-0 in USA Basketball games played.
  • Named to the 2018-20 USA Women's National Team pool on March 14, 2018.
  • 2017-20 USA National Team: Aided the 2018 USA National Team to an 83-46 exhibition victory over China on April 26 in Seattle; participated in the 2017 fall USA training camp in Santa Barbara, California, and was one of just five collegiate athletes on the training camp roster.
  • Member of the 2017 USA Women’s U23 National Team; averaged 11.0 ppg., 3.0 rpg. and 4.0 apg. to help the USA claim the inaugural U24 Four Nations Tournament title with wins over Australia, Canada and Japan Aug. 12-15 in Tokyo.
  • Took part in the 2011 USA U16 National Team trials.

Professional Notes

  • Drafted: No. 2 in 2018 by the Indiana Fever.
  • Averaged 12.7 ppg. and 2.7 apg. as a rookie in 2018.

College Years

  • In her four years at The Ohio State University, helped the Buckeyes to a 106-33 (.763) record, the 2015 and 2018 NCAA Tournament second rounds, the 2016 and 2017 NCAA Sweet 16s, the 2017 and 2018 Big Ten Conference regular season and 2018 Big Ten Tournament titles.
  • Finished her career as the NCAA’s second all-time leading scorer with 3,402 points.
  • Dawn Staley Award recipient (2018).
  • Associated Press All-America first team (2016) and second team (2015, 2017).
  • USBWA All-American (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018).
  • USBWA and espnW National Freshman of the Year (2015).
  • WBCA All-America first team (2016, 2017, 2018).
  • ESPNW All-America first team (2016) and second team (2015, 2017).
  • Big Ten Player of the Year (2017, 2018) and Co-Player of the Year (2015).
  • Big Ten Freshman of the Year (2015).
  • All-Big Ten first team (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018).
  • As a freshman in 2014-15, started in all 35 games and averaged a team-high 24.9 ppg., becoming the first freshman ever to lead the country in scoring and the only player to score 800 points that season, with a school and Big Ten record 873 points.
  • Made an NCAA single-season record 127 3-pointers as a freshman; set 29 OSU records.

Personal

  • Hails from Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Father, Mark Mitchell, is an assistant coach at OSU, and her twin sister Chelsea also plays basketball at Ohio State.
  • Graduated from Princeton High School (Ohio), where she is the all-time leading scorer with 2,051 points.
  • McDonald's, Parade Magazine and WBCA All-American and Gatorade State Player of the Year (2014).
  • As a senior in 2013-14, helped her team capture a state title and was named Most Outstanding Player of the state tournament and MVP of the championship game.

Social

  • Twitter: @Kelz_Hoop
  • Instagram: @Kelz_Hoop

USA Basketball Statistics

TEAM G/S MIN/G FGM-A PCT 3PM-3A PCT FTM-A PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST TO BLK STL
2017 U23 3/3 18.7 12-25 .480 3-7 .429 6-7 857 9/ 3.0 33/ 11.0 12 8 0 3

 

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