James Mitchell
James Mitchell
Height: 5'10"
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Macon, Ga.
High School: Stratford Academy
Major: Business

2018-19 (Junior): Played in four events on the year, while also playing for the Covenant men's basketball team... Had a career-best scoring average of 79.60... Posted a career-low 73 in the first round of the Rhodes Spring Classic (April 15-16) and finished with a 230 (73-81-76)... On the basketball court, averaged 11.9 points, 1.9 rebounds, and 1.4 assists per game... Led the USA South, and was 18th nationally, with 91 3-pointers made

2017-18 (Sophomore): Competed in three events on the year, while also playing for the Covenant men's basketball team... Debuted on the course with a season-best 171 (85-86) at the Piedmont Fall Invitational... Low round of the year was an 81 in the second round of the Wynlakes Intercollegiate... On the basketball court, tied for the national Division III lead in 3-pointers made with 121 (setting a single-season program record)

2016-17 (Freshman): Member of the Covenant men's basketball program... Appeared in four games... Hit a three-pointer in his collegiate debut, a win over Dallas (Nov. 18)

High School: Attended Stratford Academy... Was a part of a state championship team in the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) as a sophomore... Finished in the Elite Eight and Final Four in the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) Class A state tournament his junior and senior years, respectively... His teams went a combined 79-16 during his four years... He is 10th all-time in the program's history in both 3-pointers made in a season and career... Was named to the All-Middle Georgia honorable mention team as a senior... Was a Macon Sports Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete in 2016... Graduated with honors

Personal: Parents are John and Lisa Mitchell... Has one brother, John, and one sister, Mary Elaine... Brother, John, is a member of the Covenant baseball program... Favorite Bible verse is Romans 1:16... Majoring in business

Mitchell's Career Bests:

Low Round: 73 (Rhodes Spring Classic, April 15-16, 2019)
Low 36-hole Tournament: 171 (85-86) - Piedmont Fall Invitational (Oct. 2-3, 2017)