ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
4 - Desmond Mitchell
Desmond Mitchell
Height: 5-10
Weight: 155
Year: Senior
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Campbell
Position: Midfielder
House Affiliation: Currier

Senior (2009):
Played in 17 games, starting 14 ... Scored a goal in victory over Stony Brook (Sept. 4) ... Tallied the game-winning goal and dished out an assist in 4-0 victory against Army (Sept. 13) ... Notched a goal in win at Providence (Oct. 20).

Junior (2008):
Played in 15 games, starting two at midfield for the Crimson.

Sophomore (2007):

Saw action in seven games.

Freshman (2006):
Appeared in 16 games, making seven starts at forward and midfield ... Had assists against Villanova (Sept. 3) and Maine (Sept. 5), including the game-winning assist against the Wildcats ... Scored a game-winner in his fourth game, coming against Northeastern (Sept. 8).

High School:
Four-year starter in soccer at Campbell High ... Played a variety of positions ... Captain of team during his junior and senior seasons ... Offensive MVP as a sophomore, defensive MVP as a junior and team MVP as a senior ... Four-time All-Cobb County including three first-team selections ... Also ran cross country for one season ... Member of Georgia State ODP team from 2000-05 as well as the Region III ODP team ... State team advanced to the National ODP Championships in 2005, finishing as the runner-up ... Named school's Dr. Martin Luther King Humanitarian of the Year as a senior ... Ray Kroc Youth Achievement Award for Leadership, Scholarship, Citizenship and Sportsmanship ... U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete Award ... Volunteered as a soccer coach and peer mediator ... Chairperson for Peer Mediator for three years ... Recipient of the International Baccalaureate Program ... Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholar ... Enjoys music and has been involved with several jazz bands as a saxophonist.