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Ayana Mitchell

College/Country: LSU
Position: Forward
Height: 6'0
Birthdate: December 31, 1996
Birthplace: Dekalb, Ga.
High School: Salem (Conyers, Ga.)

Fifth-year senior was named All-SEC Second Team and 1 of 10 finalists for Katrina McClain Award as nation’s top power forward in 2020 despite having season cut short by ACL injury on Feb. 5. Was Tigers’ leading rebounder, No. 2 scorer at time of injury.  Finished career No. 3 in program history for FG%, No. 6 in tot. rebs. 2x team captain. 2018-19: All-SEC when she paced Tigers in scoring, steals and, for third-straight year, FG%. 2017-18: LSU’s top rebounder. 2016-17: Played in all 32 games as redshirt frosh, returning to action following a back injury suffered 3 games into 2015-16 season. PREP: AJC’s Georgia Class 5A POY in 2015. All-State First Team as junior, senior. Also played for Georgia Pistols club team. PERS: Nickname is Ya. Daughter of Lucky and Thea Mitchell; mom is a breast cancer survivor.

Career Statistics

ppg
11.1
stl
1.6
reb
7.9
blk
0.3
ast
0.7
fg%
59.3