Skyhawk Soccer | Kaci Mitchell
|Hometown||Oak Ridge, Tenn.|
2016: Started in seven of 15 matches for the Skyhawks, seeing playing time in 693 minutes…Accounted for six shots (three on goal) from the defender position…Took a season-high three shots against UMKC on Sept. 4 while adding two shots against Evansville on Sept. 13…Logged a season-high 82 minutes against Memphis on Sept. 18…Earned a start and was an integral part of UT Martin’s shutout victory against Evansville on Sept. 13.
2015: Returned from injury to start in 18 matches…Played as left defensive back, she contributed to three shutouts throughout the season…Played a key role in not allowing a goal for 245 minutes during the Skyhawk’s OVC Tournament push and held opponent only 24 shots over that period…Played in 1,606 minutes of action, including 15 contests where she went the full distance…Wasn’t subbed out the final 10 matches of the season.
2014: Earned a medical redshirt after suffering a season-ending injury in the season opener against Saint Louis.
BEFORE UTM:Joined the Skyhawks after a decorated prep career at Oak Ridge High School...Was awarded all-district three times, all-region on two occasions and all-state after being a two-year letterman...Was named to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state soccer team...Led the Wildcats to district championships as both a junior and senior while being named Best Defensive Player and Defender of the Year in both seasons.
PERSONAL: Born on Aug. 6, 1996...Daughter of Stefan and Camella Mitchell...Has four siblings, Izzy, Jalen, Cameron and Tyler...Majoring in public relations.