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Kyle Mitchell

Class: Junior Position: Throws Height: 6-1 Previous School: Kansas State Hometown: Kingston, Jamaica

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
SP - 62-10.5 (19.16m) (Indoor School Record)
DISC - 166-3 (50.68m) 

ASUN Individual Titles (2)
2019 Outdoor Shot Put
2020 Indoor Shot Put

All-ASUN Honors (4)
2019 Indoor Shot Put - 2nd
2019 Outdoor Shot Put - 1st
2019 Outdoor Discus - 3rd
2020 Indoor Shot Put - 1st

2020 Outdoor Track & Field
• Season was cancelled due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus

2020 Indoor Track & Field (Jr.)
• ASUN Most Outstanding Field Performer after winning the shot put with an ASUN, meet and Liberty-record 62-10.5 effort. The mark added a foot to the previous program record for the event and ranked No. 24 nationally for the season.
• VaSID second team all-state (throws)
• Two-time ASUN Field Athlete of the Week (Jan. 29, Feb. 5)
• Won five of his seven shot put competitions, including his last three of the year
• Exceeded the 60-foot mark in six straight meets to finish off the season, ending up with the first two 62-foot meets of his career at the ASUN Championship and CNU Qualifier & Combined Events

2019 Outdoor Track & Field (So.)
• Matched coach Clendon Henderson's Liberty shot put record (61-3) while placing 13th at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round meet, just one spot away from national qualification
• Later broke the school and all-time ASUN Conference records with a 61-4.25 effort which earned the silver medal for Jamaica at the NACAC U23 Championships
• ASUN shot put champion (meet-record 58-6.5) and third-place discus finisher
• Became the first Flame ever to post a 60-foot shot put in three straight meets (61-2.75 at Virginia Challenge, 60-7.25 at Virginia Grand Prix and 60-5 at Liberty Twilight Qualifier)
• In addition to the ASUN meet, also won shot put competitions at the Bobcat Invitational, Virginia Challenge (Open Section) and Liberty Twilight Qualifier
• Reached a personal-best 166-3 in the discus at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier
• Finished third in the shot put at the Jamaican National Senior Championships
• Captured back-to-back ASUN Men's Field Athlete of the Week honors on May 1 & 8

2019 Indoor Track & Field (So.)
• Finished second to teammate Jose Ballivian in the ASUN shot put final
• IC4A third-place shot putter with a season-best mark of 57-2.25

Previous School
• Spent his freshman year at Kansas State
• Placed fifth in the Big 12 indoor shot put and took eighth in the Big 12 outdoor shot put
• Top marks were 58-4.5 in the shot put and 144-10 in the discus

Prep
• Graduated from Calabar High School
• Placed third in the shot put at the 2017 Penn Relays at 65-11.5
• Threw the shot at the 2015 World Youth Championships, representing Jamaica

Personal
• Son of Metry Mitchell and Carol Lawrence
• Major is business administration
• Birthday is on July 16