Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
The most versatile player in her class ... stands 6-2, but is an excellent point guard ... has unbelievable vision ... can play all of the perimeter positions and will be able to take advantage of her size against guards and use her basketball smarts down on the block.
As a Freshman (2006-07)... Played in 33 of 34 games ... averaged 3.3 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.1 steals ... played a career-high 23 minutes against both Michigan and Clemson ... notched a career-high 10 points in three games against Northeastern, SMU and N.C. State ... led Duke to a come-from-behind victory at N.C. State by scoring eight straight points in the first half off the bench ... pulled down a career-high seven boards in the win over Dartmouth ... had a career-high six assists to go along with nine points and four rebounds in the win over Clemson ... hit 13 three-point field goals and registered a 1.3 assist/turnover ratio.
2005-06... Redshirted the season due to a right hip labral tear ... played in the first three games of the season before undergoing surgery ... averaged 3.0 points, 3.3 assists, 1.3 rebounds and 1.3 steals during those contests.
Summer of 2004 (Youth Development Festival)... Played for the East Team during the 2004 Women’s Youth Development Festival ... started four of the five contests, while averaging 7.6 points, 3.6 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 2.2 steals ... hit 5-of-10 three-point field goal attempts.
Prior To Duke... As a senior, averaged 14.7 points, 8.6 assists, 7.8 steals, 5.8 rebounds and 1.8 blocks ... hit 52.8 percent of her field goals and 38.0 percent from three-point land ... led St. John’s to a 28-3 overall record and a final national ranking of 14 ... elected third team 2005 Parade All-America ... other honors as a senior include Oregon Trail All-Tournament team, Nike All-American Camp first team, Nike TOC All-Tournament, Dell Curry Shootout All-Tournament and team champions, MVP of St. John’s team, first team All-Met, WBCA Honorable Mention All-America and Bishop Walsh Invitational Champions and All-Tournament ... finished her career at St. John’s with 716 assists and 546 steals ... earned second team All-America by Scout.com ... at graduation, received the Scholar Athlete award for St. John’s College H.S. ... named first team All-Conference, first team All-County and first team All-State during her junior year at St. John’s ... averaged 14.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 3.8 steals ... led her team to a 26-6 record ... earned 2003 Bishop Walsh All-Tournament honors ... played her first two years of high school basketball at The Bullis School (Md.) ... averaged 17.6 points, 6.3 rebounds, 5.9 assists, 4.4 steals and 2.3 blocks as a sophomore ... led Bullis to a 29-4 record ... selected first team All-Conference, first team All-County and second team All-State ... as a freshman, averaged 15.4 points, 4.4 rebounds, 6.2 assists and 4.8 steals ... led team to a 28-5 record ... earned first team All-State, first team All-Conference and All-Metro Honorable Mention by the Washington Post ... during the summer, played for the Fairfax Stars AAU team ... led the Stars to the 10, 13 and 15 and Under AAU National Championships, while the team never finished less than third nationally ... lettered in soccer for three years ... selected second team All-Met and first team WCAC in soccer as a senior ... in 2004 named Defensive Player of the Year in soccer for St. John’s College H.S.
Personal... Full name is Brittany Lynn Mitch ... born on March 28, 1987, in Washington, D.C. ... daughter of Robert and Janet Mitch ... has two brothers, Ryan (23), and Connor (13) ... her father, Robert, played quarterback at Syracuse University and was drafted by the New England Patriots ... member of St. John’s honor roll and National Honor Society ... her parents and brother Connor, moved to Raleigh, N.C. over the summer of 2007 ... majoring in biological anthropology and anatomy, while obtaining an education certificate.
Up Close With Brittany Mitch...
My best non-athletic talent is... To teach kids.
The funniest story from my childhood was... My brother and I used to put on New Kids on the Block concerts in our basement.
My dream job would be... A sportscaster or Pediatrician.
Nobody knows how much I like... Football and kids.
The word that best describes myself is... Competitive.
Other sports I enjoy besides basketball are... Soccer, football and golf.
My advice to youngsters is.. . Never let anyone tell you are not good enough. Always give 110 percent.
I chose my number because... Jason Williams of Duke was my favorite college player.
My craziest ambition is... To open a gym in Florida.
After the game, I like to unwind by... Eating dinner at Elmo’s with my family.
My favorite meal is... Breakfast - chocolate pancakes.
My closest relatives are... My brothers.
Points 10 3 times - most recent at N.C. State (1-18-07)
Rebounds 7 at Dartmouth (12-29-06)
Assists 6 vs. Clemson (2-5-07)
Blocks 2 vs. Marist (11-27-06)
Steals 4 vs. Old Dominion (11-29-06)
Field Goals 4 2 times - most recent at N.C. State (1-18-07)
FG Attempts 7 vs. SMU (12-20-06)
FG% 1.000 (1-1) 3 times - most recent vs. North Carolina (2-25-07)
3PFG 2 vs. Northeastern (11-11-06)
3PFG Attempts 4 vs. Northeastern (11-11-06)
Free Throws 2 2 times - most recent vs. Old Dominion (11-29-06)
FT Attempts 3 2 times - most recent vs. Clemson (2-5-07)