Kelsey Mitchell (basketball)

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Kelsey Mitchell
Kelsey Mitchell 20190901.jpg
Mitchell in 2019
No. 0Indiana Fever
Position Point guard
League WNBA
Personal information
Born (1995-11-12) November 12, 1995 (age 26)
Cincinnati, Ohio
NationalityAmerican
Listed height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Listed weight160 lb (73 kg)
Career information
High school Princeton (Sharonville, Ohio)
College Ohio State (2014–2018)
WNBA draft 2018 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2nd overall
Selected by the Indiana Fever
Playing career2018–present
Career history
2018–present Indiana Fever
2019 Al Ahly
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]

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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]

In 2019, Mitchell played for Egyptian club Al Ahly in the 2019 FIBA Africa Women's Clubs Champions Cup. [4]

Personal

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

WNBA career statistics

Legend
  GPGames played  GS Games started MPG Minutes per game RPG  Rebounds per game
 APG  Assists per game SPG  Steals per game BPG  Blocks per game PPG Points per game
 TO  Turnovers per game FG%  Field-goal percentage 3P%  3-point field-goal percentage FT%  Free-throw percentage
 Bold Career high°League leader

Regular season

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGTOPPG
2018 Indiana 341724.4.346.335.8041.82.70.70.11.912.7
2019 Indiana 342025.1.387.374.8361.62.60.40.11.713.6
2020 Indiana 222232.1.448.389.8492.22.80.60.12.517.9
2021 Indiana 323233.1.431.335.8822.62.51.10.22.017.8
Career4 years, 1 team1229128.2.401.356.8422.02.70.70.12.015.2

Ohio State statistics

Statistics courtesy NCAA Statistics [5]

Legend
  GPGames 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
YearTeamGPPointsFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGPPG
2014–15Ohio State3587341.5%37.8%83.5%4.24.21.724.9
2015–16Ohio State3488945.2%39.7%85.2%3.23.41.726.1
2016–17Ohio State3579143.7%36.9%81.8%2.83.91.222.6
2017–18Ohio State3584944.8%40.2%83.2%3.24.21.524.3
Career139340243.8%38.6%83.5%3.33.91.524.5

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References

  1. "Kelsey Mitchell Bio :: The Ohio State University :: Official Athletic Site" . Retrieved 1 March 2018.
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