24  Tarah Mitchell
Tarah Mitchell
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shady Springs, W.Va.

High School:
Shady Springs HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
C

Experience:
2L

Bats/Throws:
R/R

2005: Appeared in 11 games...Went 1-for-1 with a two-run double vs. Oakland on March 18...Also had a hit against Indiana (Feb. 6) and Northwestern State (La.) on Feb. 11.

2004: Played in seven games...Her first career hit came against Cleveland State on March 5, while also registering a run...Tallied a hit and an RBI vs. Monmouth on March 12.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was the West Virginia Gatorade Player of the Year in 2003...Led Shady Spring HS to Class AA state title in 2003 and three straight runner-up finishes in 2000-02...Was a second team All-State selection in 2000 before earning first team honors in 2001-03...Was a four-year All-Conference performer...Was an honorable mention All-State performer in volleyball at Shady Spring HS was crowned state champions in 2003...Was a member of National Honor Society, Student Council, SADD and Prom Committee.

PERSONAL: Full name is Tarah Elizabeth Mitchell...Born on July 29, 1985, in Beckley, W.Va...Daughter of Ken and Elizabeth Mitchell...Has one older brother, Johnathan (23), who graduated from West Virginia Tech, and one younger sister, Autumn (19), who plays for Marshall...Majoring in sports management and marketing with a minor in history.