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Mitchell continued her steady growth during 2015-16 campaign
The Lady Lions handed out the 2015-16 season ending awards on Monday at the Penn Stater
Penn State faces Purdue at approximately 9 p.m. on the Big Ten Network
Whitted posts seventh double-double of the season; Page adds game-high 18 points
The slow start didn't help the Penn State women's basketball team, as the Lady Lions dropped a 98-85 contest to Minnesota on Sunday (January 3) inside Williams Arena. Penn State trimmed the lead to two points late in the third quarter, but the Gophers responded on their home floor to hold off the Lady Lions' rally.
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Lady Lion Special Olympics Clinic - 2015
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Penn State vs. No. 24 Rutgers women's basketball
Appeared in all 62 career games with 25 starts…Owns four career double-doubles…Posted back-to-back doubles-doubles in 2014-15; vs. Indiana (1/22; 20 p, 11 r) and vs. Northwestern (1/25; 10 p, 15 r), to become the first Lady Lion to accomplish the feat since Nikki Greene did so on Jan. 27 & 30, 2011...Was among a school-record seven Lady Lions to earn Academic All-Big Ten in 2014-15.
2014-15 (Sophomore Season)
Appeared in all 30 games with 25 starts… Was among a school-record seven Lady Lions to earn Academic All-Big Ten…Led the team in rebounds (209), rebounding average (7.0) and steals (45)…Ranked third on the team in blocked shots (18) and fourth in points (250) and scoring (8.3 ppg)…Ranked 20th in the Big Ten in rebounding (7.0 rpg)…Posted career-highs in nearly every statistical category…Recorded four double-doubles on the season; vs. Rider (12/14), vs. Indiana (1/22), vs. Northwestern (1/25) and against Indiana (3/4) in the Big Ten Tournament…Eclipsed the 200 career point mark with a first half three-point basket vs. Wagner (12/7) and moved past the 300-point plateau with a first half lay-up vs. Indiana (1/22)…Pulled down her 300th career rebound at Purdue (2/8)…Logged her fourth double-double of the season vs. Indiana (3/4) in the Big Ten Tournament with 13 points and 10 rebounds, adding three assists and two steals…Logged eight points, six rebounds and a career-high-tying four assists vs. Wisconsin (3/1)…Tallied nine points and seven rebounds against Ohio State (2/26)…Nabbed six rebounds to go along with 11 points and a career-high-tying four assists vs. Minnesota (2/15)…Registered 13 points, six rebounds, two assists and one steal vs. Michigan State (2/11)…Notched her second straight double-digit rebound game and surpassed the 300 career rebound mark with 12 boards at Purdue (2/8), adding three assists and six points...Hauled in 11 rebounds at Rutgers (2/1)…Notched a career-high 15 rebounds and added 10 points for her second straight double-double vs. Northwestern (1/25). She also added a career-best four assists vs. the Wildcats…Moved past the 300 career point plateau with a career-high-tying 20-point effort and added 11 rebounds for her second double-double of the season against Indiana (1/22)...Scored 14 points at Ohio State (1/18) to go along with six rebounds, two assists and three steals…Narrowly missed a double-double with eight points and 12 rebounds at Nebraska (1/15), adding two assists, one block and four steals…Notched seven points, three rebounds and one assist vs. Rutgers (1/10)…Scored 11 points - all in the second half - and added five rebounds and two assists vs. Illinois (1/4) off the bench…Came off the bench to score nine points with six rebounds and two assists at Michigan (1/1)…Grabbed four rebounds, blocked two shots and had one steal in the Big Ten opener at Iowa (12/28)…Posted her 10th straight game with at least five rebounds vs. USF (12/21), pulling down eight caroms to go along with her six points…Notched her first career double-double vs. Rider (12/14) with 12 points and 10 rebounds, while adding four steals…Grabbed seven rebounds with nine points and a blocked shot at Hartford (12/10)…Eclipsed the 200 career point mark with an early first half three pointer vs. Wagner (12/7) and tallied her first ever 20-point game. She logged 20 points with a career-high eight made field goals and added seven rebounds vs. the Seahawks…Hauled in five rebounds vs. Syracuse (12/4) in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge…Narrowly missed a double-double with eight points and nine rebounds vs. Samford (11/30), adding one assist, two steals and two blocks…Logged 10 points, five rebounds and a career-high five steals vs. Liberty (11/28)…Pulled in nine rebounds against St. Bonaventure (11/25)…Registered eight points and 10 rebounds against Seton Hall (11/22) in the Preseason WNIT…Chipped in nine points, six rebounds and four steals in the Preseason WNIT against Albany (11/16)…Accounted for 10 points and a team-best three steals against Towson (11/14) in the Preseason WNIT.
2013-14 (Freshman Season)
Came off the bench to score eight points and haul in seven rebounds, while leading the team with four steals in the NCAA Tournament Second Round victory over Florida (3/25)...Chipped in four points and seven rebounds versus Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament (3/7)...Scored two points, pulled down five rebounds and dished out one assist against Michigan (3/1)...Totaled five points, four rebounds and two assists against Nebraska (2/24)...Went a perfect 7-for-7 from the charity stripe in the final 2:32 on her way to nine points and hauled in eight rebounds and grabbed a steal in the victory over Northwestern (2/20)...Scored seven points and added four rebounds, one assist and a steal in the win over Wisconsin (2/16)...Surpassed the 100-rebound milestone for her Penn State career at Indiana (2/13)...Recorded four points and four boards in the win at Ohio State (2/9)...Reached the 100-point milestone for her Lady Lion career at Northwestern (2/2)...Knocked down 3-of-4 free throws on her way to a five-point, four-rebound performance in the road win against the Wildcats...Sealed the win at Purdue (1/30) with a defensive rebound and the hit one of her two free throw attempts to make it a three-point game with less than two seconds remaining...Led the team in rebounds with 10 and added six points and an assist in the win over Michigan State (1/19)...Scored seven points, including a 5-of-6 effort from the free throw line, and added three boards, two assists and two steals in the win over Ohio State (1/16)...Posted six points, six rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal versus Purdue (1/12)...Recorded four points, six rebounds, two assists and two blocks in her Big Ten debut against Iowa (1/5)...Had six points and four rebounds in the win over Hartford (12/29)...Drained five of her seven shots from the free throw line en route to seven points with three rebounds versus Alcorn State (12/22)...Scored five points to go along with five rebounds and three steals against #4/5 Notre Dame (12/4)...Was perfect from the field (2-for-2) and finished with six points in the victory over Illinois State (11/30)...Grabbed six rebounds to compliment four points and an assist against Oregon State (11/29)...Tallied 14 points to go along with eight rebounds and a steal in the win over Bucknell (11/20)...Accounted for four points and six rebounds, including five on the offensive glass, versus Fordham (11/10)...Connected on five of her eight shots from the field on the way to 11 points with six rebounds and a steal in the win over St. Francis (Pa.) (11/8).
Was the 54th-ranked recruit by Collegiate Girls Basketball Report and 40th-ranked recruit by All-Star Girls Report...Averaged 18.2 points, 9.0 rebounds, 4.1 steals as a senior to lead Stephenson to a 25-6 overall record and 12-2 mark in league play...Named to All-Metro Atlanta Girls first team in 2012-13 after back-to-back third team selections as a junior and sophomore...Garnered first team All-State Class AAAAA accolades...Dekalb County Player of the Year as a senior...Was All-Region Girls Basketball first team for Region 6AAAAA...Participated in the George High School North/South All-Star Game...Named Crescent Bank Invitational All-Tournament team as a senior...Accounted for 12.9 points, 8.3 rebounds, 3.2 steals, 4.0 assists and 2.0 blocks per game as a junior...Played her AAU ball for the Georgia Hoopstars Black.
Full name is Kaliyah Meonna Mitchell...Daughter of Keesa and Kenneth Mitchell Sr. …Has one older brother, Kenny...Brother, Kenny, was an all-conference basketball player at Virginia State University...Currently enrolled in the division of undergraduate studies...Considering majoring in childhood and early adolescent education...Born November 21, 1994 in Decatur, Ga.