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Women's Swimming & Diving
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Whitney Mitchell
Position: Fly/IM
Year: Junior
Hometown: Green Oaks, Ill.
High School: Libertyville
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2013-2014: Mitchell began her season with a sixth-place finish in the 200 freestyle and a fourth-place finish against Purdue. She finished second in the 200 freestyle against Xavier and Akron. She also finished second in the 500 freestyle against the Zips. At the Miami Invitational, Mitchell finished sixth in the 800 freestyle relay and 20th in the 500 freestyle. Against Cincinnati, she finished seventh in the 1000 freestyle, was second in the 500 freestyle and fourth in the 400 freestyle relay. She swam to a fourth-place finish in the 500 freestyle and a third-place finish in the 200 freestyle relay against Buffalo. Mitchell took fourth in both the 200 freestyle and the 500 freestyle against Eastern Michigan and added a fourth-place finish in the 400 freestyle relay. Against Ohio, Mitchell was third in the 200 freestyle and fifth in the 500 freestyle. 

2012-13: Mitchell paced herself to a third-place finish in the 1000 freestyle at Evansville, then finished fifth in the 200 and 500 free races at Bowling Green. She then placed runner-up in those same two events at Kenyon. Mitchell had strong performances at Cincinnati, finishing second in the 200 free and fourth in the 500 free. At the 2012 Miami Invitational, she was a member of the first-place 800 freestyle relay team. In individual events, she placed 10th in the 500 free, 11th in the 200 free and 12th in the 400 IM. Mitchell went on to take second in the 200 free, then won the 500 free against Toledo. She also swam in the 400 IM, finishing fifth. She again went runner-up in the 200 and 500 free races against Buffalo, then won the 200 free for a second time this season against Ball State.

High School: Three-time team MVP ... also ran track and played soccer ... enters with top times of 53.95 in the 100 freestyle, 59.02 in the 100 butterfly, 2:10.55 in the 200 butterfly, 2:07.24 in the 200 IM and 4:34.93 in the 400 IM.

Personal: Daughter of Stephen and Claudia Mitchell ... undecided major.



Mitchell's Career Bests


(Top Times Through Mar. 13, 2013)

EventTime
50 Freestyle 25.12
100 Freestyle 52.81
200 Freestyle 1:51.21
100 Butterfly 58.32
500 Freestyle 4:57.72
1000 Freestyle 10:32.63
100 Backstroke 1:03.58
100 Breaststroke 1:09.22
200 Butterfly 2:13.67
200 IM 2:07.08
400 IM 4:27.68
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