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    Mariah Mitchell

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    McKinney, Texas

    High School:
    McKinney HS

    Height:
    5-9

    Position:
    G

    Experience:
    1L

    Mariah  Mitchell

    07/28/2015

    Cougars Learn 2015-16 American Opponents

    Houston to host defending national champion UConn at Hofheinz Pavilion

    07/17/2015

    Cougars Announce 2015-16 Non-Conference Schedule

    Fans can see all 14 home contests with $50 Shasta Pass

    05/28/2015

    Cougar Basketball Excels in the Classroom

    Record spring cumulative GPA of 2.92 posted by Houston student-athletes.

    03/06/2015

    Cougars End Season with American Championship Loss

    Gilbert finishes 2014-15 with fifth-highest block total in Houston history

    03/04/2015

    Houston Faces Tulane in American Championship First Round

    Cougars aim to close 2014-15 with postseason success

    03/06/2015

    Houston vs. Tulane

    Uncasville, Conn.

    03/02/2015

    Women's Basketball vs. Temple

    March 2, 2015

    02/17/2015

    Houston at No. 1 Uconn

    Houston falls to No. 1 Uconn on the road

    02/11/2015

    Houston vs. Memphis

    Houston women's basketball

    01/27/2015

    UB WBB vs. Tulane

    Women's Basketball falls to Tulane, 63-46 at home. Photos by Stephen Pinchback

    2014-15 Game-By-Game

    CAREER HONORS
    American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll (12/22/14)
    2014 Athletes in Action Classic All-Tournament Team selection

    UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
    FRESHMAN (2014-15)
    Was Houston's top freshman, with 29 appearances and 16 starts... Made all 16 of her starts against American Athletic Conference opponents... Led UH freshmen with 6.3 points, 2.6 rebounds and 0.9 steals per game... Finished fourth on the club with 26 steals... Shot 31.0 percent (54-for-174) from the field and 28.8 percent (23-for-80) from the free throw line... Also hit 70.7 percent (53-for-75) of her free throws... Knocked down 23 3-pointers, 10th best in Houston freshman history... Her 28.8 percent 3-point shooting clip was also 10th in UH freshman history, and her 70.7 percent foul shooting mark was sixth among UH rookies all-time... Led the club in scoring six times... Hit double-figures in five games, including four conference contests... Scored a team-high 13 points and grabbed four steals in the exhibition win over Huston-Tillotson (11/9)... Added three points in the regular season opener, a win at North Texas (11/14)... Scored nine points and grabbed four rebounds at the San Juan Shootout against No. RV/23 James Madison (11/29)... Scored five points against Prairie View A&M (12/7)... Averaged 8.0 points per game at the Athletes in Action Classic (12/19-21) to earn a spot on the All-Tournament Team, as well as the American Honor Roll... Set career highs with nine points and four rebounds in a win over UTSA (12/19)... Came back a day later and topped her career high with 15 points in a victory over Nicholls State (12/20)... Earned her first start and scored six points, to go with a career-high six rebounds, against UCF (12/27)... Knocked down a pair of three-pointers in consecutive games, against Tulane (12/30) and SMU (1/3)... Scored seven points and came up with four steals in a 45-minute shift against Cincinnati (1/7)... Hit two 3-pointers and scored eight points against Tulsa (1/17)... Snagged five rebounds against USF (1/21)... Ld the Cougars with 14 points and four rebounds at Memphis (1/24)... Hit four consecutive 3-pointers and set a career high with 17 points against Cincinnati (1/31)... Led Houston with 13 points against Temple (2/14)... Paced the Cougars with nine points at No. 1/1 UConn (2/17)... Led the team in scoring for the third time in four games with 12 points at UCF (2/24)... Recorded four points and six rebounds in the regular season finale, against Temple (3/2)... Finished her freshman year with seven points, all from the foul line, in the American Championship against Tulane (3/6).

    McKINNEY HIGH SCHOOL
    Was a three-time all-district honoree while at McKinney High School in McKinney, Texas... Also was a four-year letter-winner at guard... Helped lead the Lions to the regional quarterfinals, while earning second-team all-district honors her freshman season... Averaged 19.4 points and 6.3 rebounds per game through her freshman and sophomore seasons, putting her on the map as a top-100 recruit within the state of Texas according to MaxPreps.com... Collected all-state honors and picked up District 10-5A's Offensive MVP award, while also leading the Lions through to postseason play as the smallest 5A school in the state of Texas her junior season... Won district MVP honors and qualified for her second consecutive all-state team her senior season... Was named MVP of the Showboat Classic All-Star Game, scoring 29 points in the contest... Also participated in the first annual Battle of the Gulf All-Star game.

    PERSONAL
    Daughter of Jeremy and Yolanda Taubenfield... Has three siblings: Bishop, Kayla and Landon... Plans to major in either psychology or education at UH... Aspires to work as a sports psychologist after graduation... Enjoys shopping in her spare time.
    Career Game Highs (as of 3/7/15)
    Points 17 at Cincinnati (1/31/15)
    FG 5 at Memphis (1/24/15)
    FGA 13 at Memphis (1/24/15)
    3FG 4 at Cincinnati (1/31/15)
    3FGA 6, 2x last at UCF (2/24/15)
    FT 7 vs. Tulane (3/6/15)
    FTA 8 vs. Tulane (3/6/15)
    Rebounds 6, 3x last vs. Temple (3/2/15)
    Assists 2, 2x last at Cincinnati (1/31/15)
    Steals 4 vs. Cincinnati (1/7/15)
    Blocks 1 vs. UTSA (12/19/14)
    Minutes Played 45 vs. Cincinnati (1/7/15)

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