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Making His Mark

Mitchell excels for Dust Devils

Mike Mitchell David Petkofsky

The Fall 2007 issue of Virginia Magazine inadvertently omitted Mike Mitchell (Col ’07) from a list of Virginia players selected in the Major League Baseball draft.

Mitchell, an outfielder, was chosen in the 25th round by the Colorado Rockies and signed in June. He played 90 games for the team’s Class A affiliate, the Tri-City Dust Devils, and ended with a .259 batting average, 25 RBIs and 32 stolen bases.

Mitchell played for UVA from 2004 to 2007 and led the Cavaliers in hitting (.342) his final year before being injured late in the season against Georgia Tech.