NAME: Kelsey Mitchell
SCHOOL: Princeton High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2014
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: "Still yet to come."
PARENTS: Mark & Cheryl
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Grandmother Marva Mitchell
FUTURE GOAL: "Graduate from college."
Princeton senior Kelsey Mitchell is the consensus #1 point guard in the USA, class of 2014. A 4-year varsity starter, she has scored 1,200+ points in her super high school career and started hot this season by scoring 42 points vs. Centerville and 34 vs. Fairmont.
Despite missing 15 games due to injury last season, Kelsey still managed to score 280 points (averaging 23.3 points per game) and was named the Enquirer's Cincinnati Player of the Year for the 3rd straight season. She was also named Cincinnati Player of the Year by the Greater Cincinnati Basketball Hall of Fame and the local Women's Sports Association. She was SWO District Player of the Year, 1st team all-Ohio and was a finalist for the LaRosa's MVP of the Year award.
Kelsey has committed to play at the Ohio State University along with her twin sister Chelsea, also a Princeton basketball all-star. Their dad Mark is an OSU assistant coach. Kelsey's favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Kelsey is hands down the most talented player I have ever coached... talented, hardworking and humble. She is the ultimate team player and a joy to coach."
— Jill Phillips, Basketball Coach
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