2019 Player Review: Kelsey Mitchell

Height: 5-8

Position: Guard

Age: 23

Years Pro: 2

College: Ohio State

Acquired: Drafted by Indiana Fever, first round, 2018 WNBA Draft (2nd overall)

 

Overview: A left-handed, dynamic scorer with a high-powered scorer’s mentality, Kelsey Mitchell’s second season ended with a bang as she hit a WNBA regular season record nine 3pointers and scored a franchise-record 38 points in the Fever’s final game. She averaged a team-high 13.6 points per game, while making 20 starts in 34 games. She set new career-highs in points, rebounds, assists and steals. She also shot a career-best 37.4 percent from beyond the arc and 83.6 percent from the free-throw line.

 

Notable Performances:

June 9: Mitchell matched her previous career-high with 26 points and six assists in a loss to Phoenix.

June 25: In a tough loss to Minnesota, Mitchell had 17 points and a career-high three steals.

August 3: In an 86-75 win over Minnesota, Mitchell finished with 20 points and a career-high nine assists.

August 29: Mitchell finished with 16 points, five assists and matched her career-high with six rebounds against Los Angeles.

September 8: Mitchell hit a WNBA regular-season record nine 3-pointers and scored a franchise-record and career-high 38 points in a 104-76 win over Connecticut.