|High School:||Bishop Kearney|
Twist on Jones-Mitchell
“Jenelle has been working on her footwork and hitting the ball more aggressively. Her serve has improved and is now a weapon. With a little more confidence in her backcourt abilities, Jenelle will move her game to the next level.”
Career at UB
Fall 09: Did not see any action during the Fall season.
2008-09: Finished the fall with a 1-6 record and a 2-2 mark in doubles play. Picked up wins at the MAC Fall Invite.
2007-08: Went 6-1 in singles play and 6-3 in doubles action during the fall. Did not see any action in the spring. Reached the doubles semifinal at the Army Invitational in her first collegiate tournament. Finished second in the Flight “B” doubles at the Bucknell Invitational with Diana Toia. Won the Flight “D” consolation bracket at Bucknell. Took the Flight “B” doubles title with Toia at the Can-Am Invitational.
Prior to UB
Earned four letters and was a two-year captain for her father, head coach Selwyn Mitchell, at Bishop Kearny High School. Played first singles and was undefeated in her career until the first round of the state tournament. Was the Most Valuable Player for four years and was a two-year Player of the Year. Was also a sprinter on the track and field team.
Born August 2, 1989. Daughter of Selwyn Mitchell and Edith Jones. Has one brother, Sheldon Mitchell. Favorite foods are ice cream and chicken. Favorite athlete is Serena Williams. Plans on majoring in business management with goal of becoming a corporate lawyer.