Mariah Mitchell
Mariah  Mitchell


McKinney, Texas

High School:
McKinney HS




2014-15 Game-By-Game

2014-15 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team selection
American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll (12/22/14)
2014 Athletes in Action Classic All-Tournament Team selection

JUNIOR (2016-17)
Appeared in 29 games while making 17 starts throughout the 2016-17 season...Finished her junior season ranked No. 12 in school history in 3-point field goals made, while ranking tied for 11th in 3-point field goals attempted and 31st in 3-point field goal percentage...Matched a career-high with nine rebounds against Alcorn State on Dec. 28...Scored eight points and pulled down three rebounds in the comeback against Rutgers...Had nine points on 3-of-3 shooting from beyond the arc against Charleston...Dropped a season-best 16 points on 6-of-9 from the field against Mercer.

SOPHOMORE (2015-16)
Appeared in all 30 games for the Cougars in 2015-16 while making 10 starts...Drained a pair of 3-pointers and scored eight points in the win over Louisiana-Lafayette (11/22)... Added eight more points against No. 24/23 George Washington (11/26)... Hit two clutch 3-pointers and scored eight points in a victory over Rice (12/5)... Came up with three steals against the Owls... Set a career high with three assists against UNLV (12/12)...Scored 11 points against Temple (1/2), while just missing a double-double after pulling down nine rebounds...Scored a career-high 19 points, while making four 3-pointers (2/23).

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).

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.

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 12/13/16)
Points 19 at UCF (2/23/16)
FG 6 vs Mercer (1/24/15)
FGA 17 at UCF (2/23/16)
3FG 4, 2x last vs. Mercer (11/25/15)
3FGA 13 at UCF (2/23/16)
FT 7 vs. Tulane (3/6/15)
FTA 8 vs. Tulane (3/6/15)
Rebounds 9, 2x vs. Alcorn State (12/28/16)
Assists 3 vs. UNLV (12/12/15)
Steals 4 vs. Cincinnati (1/7/15)
Blocks 1, 3x last vs. ECU (2/25/17)
Minutes Played 45 vs. Cincinnati (1/7/15)
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