Mitchell earns spot on collegiate national team

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    TCU freshman Andrew Mitchell was selected to the 22-man USA Baseball Collegiate National Team roster Wednesday.

    Mitchell was recently tabbed a Freshman All-American by Louisville Slugger after completing an impressive freshman campaign. He finished the year with a 6-1 record in 22 appearances on the mound. He posted a 2.84 ERA in 76 innings pitch and struck out 73. The right-hander held opponents to a .197 batting average against.

    The USA Collegiate National Team’s season gets underway June 22 in Keene, N.H. The team will remain in the New England area through June 29 before departing for North Carolina where they will prepare to host Japan in the 38th USA vs. Japan All-Star Series. The series will conclude on July 8 at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb.

    Mitchell is the third Horned Frog in school history to earn a spot on the Collegiate team. Jake Arrieta (2006) and Kyle Winkler (2010) have also been members of the national team.