Mitchell Picks Up 3rd B1G Freshman Of The Week Honor
Kelsey Mitchell has been named B1G Freshman of the Week three times this season
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Freshman guard Kelsey Mitchell was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday. Mitchell led the Buckeyes to a pair of victories over ranked team last week.
The Cincinnati, Ohio, native started the week by scoring 33 points and dishing-out a season-high tying six assists in the 85-68 victory over No. 16 Rutgers on New Year's Day. She then scored a game-high 23 points and had five more assists in the win over No. 25 Northwestern.
Mitchell averaged 28.0 points and 5.5 assists in the two wins last week. She made seven three-pointers and was 15-of-16 from the free throw line.
This was Mitchell's third B1G Freshman of the Week honor this season. She was the FOW on Dec. 1 and both the Player and Freshman of the Week on Dec. 23.
Mitchell and the Buckeyes hit the road for a pair of games this week. They will take on Indiana on Thursday, Jan. 8, and then head north to face Michigan on Sunday, Jan. 11.