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Alaysia

Mitchell

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Forward
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Wheeler
Other College: Pensacola State

Bio

ACADEMICS

• Majoring in communications.

CAREER

Will head into senior year at first school for second year after playing as freshman at Towson, sophomore at Pensacola State and junior at GSU.

Is vet of 70 college games after 29 with GSU, 28 with Pensacola State and 13 with Towson...Scored 643 points and grabbed 384 rebounds in those 70 total games.

Has 30 double-figure scoring games (20 at Pensacola State and 10 at Georgia State).

2015-16

Played all 29 games for GSU with 17 starts and led team in rebounding (146, 5.0...Her 487 minutes played were fifth-most on the team.

Ranked No. 18 in Sun Belt in total rebounds (5.0) and No. 6 in offensive rebounds (72, 2.5).

Was fourth on team in scoring (211, 7.3), third in shots taken (212) and second in free throw attempts (64).

Had double-double game with 10 points and 10 rebounds vs. Troy (Jan. 7).

Highest-scoring game was 17 points vs. Bethune-Cookman (8 of 12 FG, Dec. 20) with nine rebounds in Stetson Invitational where she earned All-Tournament team recognition.
Scored 15 points in win at Stetson (6 of 9 FG) and 14 points at Alabama (Nov. 24).

Netted 13 points (5-of-9 FG) and 8 rebounds in win at App. State (Jan. 21).
Season-best rebounding game was 12 in win over Howard (Nov. 28) to go with eight points.

Just missed second double-double with 11 points and 9 rebounds vs. South Alabama (Jan. 9).

Had 12 points and 8 rebounds against Georgia Southern (Jan. 19).

2014-15

Averaged 14.7 points per game and  7.8 rebounds at Pensacola State...Was All-Panhandle Conference first-team pick.

Produced nine games with 20 or more points in 2014-15 and scored in double figures in 20 of her 28 games played.

Scored 30 points against LSU Eunice and 25 points in North Arkansas game...Had two games with 23 points scored.

Tough rebounder had nine games with 10 or more made...Had 14 rebounds against Garrett and 13 versus Alabama Southern...Her 218 rebounds included 96 on the offensive end and 122 defensively.

Got to the free throw line 186 times in the 28 games (almost seven times a game)...Shot .434 from the floor with 150 of 346 field goals made...Credited with 27 steals along with 18 assists.

2013-14

Played 13 games  (90 minutes) as freshman at Towson in Baltimore, Md....Had six points against Coppin State and six rebounds vs. James Madison and four rebounds against Drexel..Shot 9 of 14 from floor for season (64.3%)...Had 20 rebounds with nine offensively and 11 defensively as freshman in the CAA.

PREP

Set the Wheeler High School rebounding record and finished second in Cobb County history in rebounding for coach Joel Howell and the Wildcats.

As senior, averaged 18.7 points and 13.4 rebounds per game...Had eight games with 20 or more points as senior, including a 34-point, 24-rebound game against St. Francis.

As junior, produced a best game with 24 points and 19 rebounds versus rival Walton...Had 17 double-double games.

Was all-region first time in 2012 and a two-time Cobb County Player-of-the- Month winner.

Played AAU ball with the Douglasville Tigers of coach Tonya Jackson.

PERSONAL

Born Alaysia Mitchell on July 18, 1995 in Marietta, Ga.

Parents are Harriett Mitchell and Charles Marble...Mom was a high school Atlanta basketball player at Therrell High School.

Brothers led the way to basketball... Charles is a 6-foot-8 forward who starts at Georgia Tech after transferring from Maryland...Charled led Georgia Tech in rebounding in 2015-16 for a team that advanced to the NIT....Jerome, 6-foot-7, played at Wheeler after Charles and plays semipro ball with GIE Overtake...Brother Darius Strickland is also a 6-foot-5 player.

Mitchell also lettered in volleyball at Wheeler.

Major is journalism and communiations.. Would love to have her own talk radio or TV show one day.




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