|Hometown:||Sioux Falls, S.D.|
|High School:||Roosevelt HS|
|Other College:||Neosho (Kan.) CC|
JUNIOR SEASON (2017): Made 17 appearances on the bump for the Red Wolves with nine starts ... tossed the second most innings on the team with 64.1 and pitched to a 4.76 ERA ... struck out 47 and walked 32 ... registered a 1-3 record with one save ... held opposing hitters to a .242 average, which was eighth best in the league ... only allowed one home run, which was the best in the Sun Belt Conference among qualified pitchers ... tossed season-high 6.2 innings April 9 versus Georgia State and earned only win after allowing five runs (all earned) on six hits with three walks and one punch out ... earned only save of season after throwing three no-hit innings to finish off 4-1 win at Appalachian State April 30 with two walks and three strikeouts ... struck out season-best seven twice with first coming at Northwestern State Feb. 26 in relief with the other time coming in a start at Georgia Southern May 12 in six innings ... didn't make an error all season ... season-high two putouts versus Georgia State April 9 and had two assists twice ... tossed five shutout innings out of the bullpen in the SBC Tournament against UT Arlington and allowed just one hit with one walk and one strikeout.
NEOSHO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (2015-16): Played two years for the Panthers ... went 8-5 in 2016 with nine starts in 13 appearances ... registered a 4.45 ERA in 64.2 innings pitched with 69 strikeouts as he helped NCCC to a 51-11 record ... tossed 42 innings as a junior in 2015 with a 4-2 record ... tied for team high with four saves as a freshman ... named to the Vice President's Honor Roll in 2016.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Roosevelt High School in Sioux Falls, S.D., and was a four year letterwinner ... started at third base ... helped lead the Rough Riders to a state championship in 2013 ... also played basketball.
PERSONAL: Son of Tracy and Tim Mitzel ... birthday is May 10 ... majoring in sports management ... enjoys fishing, hunting, and other sports.