55 - Nyema Mitchell
Nyema Mitchell
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Birmingham, AL
High School: Saint Bernard Prep
Position: F
As a Junior in 2002-03: Earned Second Team All-Ivy honors...Played and started in all 27 games, leading the team in scoring with 13.3 points per game...First on the team and fourth in the Ivy League in rebounds with 7.9 per game...Led the league and 24th in the nation in blocks for the second straight year with 2.15 per game...Recorded a career-high 26 points on 12-20 shooting along with 14 rebounds in a 64-62 win at Providence on 11/26...Set a new career-high in rebounds with 17 against Cornell on 1/31...Recorded a career-high six blocks and added 16 points and 13 boards against Yale on 1/25, earning Ivy League Player of the Week honors...Named to the Brown Classic's All-Tournament Team...Ranks 15th in all-time scoring at Brown with 830 points...Ranks third all-time in career blocked shots with 156...Her 7.6 rpg career average ranks her ninth in Brown history while her 609 total rebounds is 11th all-time...Her .458 career field goal percentage is eighth all-time.
As a Sophomore in 2001-02: Played in 26 games starting every game at forward...Named Second Team All-Ivy after averaging 11.2 points and 9.1 rebounds per game...Mitchell was also named to the Ivy League honor roll three times during the season...Posted seven double-doubles, including a stretch where she recorded double-doubles in three consecutive games (vs. Cornell, 2/16; vs. Penn 2/22; and vs. Princeton 2/23)...Led the Ivy League in blocked shots with 61, which was the fifth highest season total in Brown women's basketball history...Scored a career-high 22 points against Providence (11/29)...Ranked eleventh in Ivy scoring...Recorded 2.3 blocks per game, which ranked her nineteenth in the nation...Led the Bears in rebounding with 9.1 boards per game and also led the team in rebounding in 19 out of 26 games...Selected to the UIC All Tournament Team and the Brown Classic All Tournament Team.
As a Freshman in 2000-01: Appeared in all 27 games, starting five... Was named to the Ivy League All-Rookie team following an outstanding freshman campaign that saw her average 6.7 points and 5.9 rebounds per game... Was fourth on the team in scoring and second in rebounding... Scored in double figures 9 times, including three straight games against Yale, Princeton and Penn... Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week for 1/15/01, after she led Brown to victory over Sacred Heart (1/8/01) with 19 points, then hit two free throws with 6.4 seconds left to lift Brown to a 59-57 win over Harvard (1/13/01)... Finished second in the league in blocked shots with 37, averaging 1.37 per game... Had her first career double-double at Northeastern (11/20/00), when she scored 15 and pulled down 13 boards... Also posted a double-double against Yale (1/27/01), scoring 10 and adding 11 rebounds.
High School: A graduate of St. Bernard Prep... Was a four-time letterwinner in basketball... Also won a letter for her single year of varsity volleyball... Captained the basketball team her senior year... Was named All-Area and All-State... Named an Honorable Metion All-American... Was Division IA Player of the Year... Named her team MVP all four years of high school... Finished her career with averages of 29 points and 14 rebounds per game, scoring more than 2500 career points... Was vice-president of the student council her senior year... A National Honor Society member... President of her class both sophomore and junior years.
Personal: Nyema Maria Mitchell, daughter of Maria Mitchell... Chose Brown because of its open curriculum and the liberal environment... Concentrating in Educational Studies and Public Policy.

Career Highs:
Points: 26, vs. Providence (11/26/03)
Rebounds: 17, vs. Cornell (1/31/03)
Assists: 3, 4 times
Steals: 4, 5 times
Blocks: 6, vs. Yale (1/25/03)

2002-03 Season Highs:
Points: 26, vs. Providence (11/26/03)
Rebounds: 17, vs. Cornell (1/31/03)
Assists: 3, 2 times
Steals: 4, 3 times
Blocks: 6, vs. Yale (1/25/03)