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Holden Mitchell
Position: Throws
Other Position: Throws
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Bartlesville, Okla.
High School: Bartlesville

• 2012 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (Hammer Throw)

Indoor Collegiate Bests

Weight Throw:57-1.50 (17.41m)
Shot Put: 14.34 m

Outdoor Collegiate Bests
Hammer Throw:191-5 (58.34)

2013
(Indoor)
Had a career-best performance in his 2013 debut after he totaled a 57-1.50 (17.41m) toss in the weight throw competition to take fifth, and total the second-best throw in OU program history at the Sooner Invitational. He is only the second Sooner all-time to surpass 57 feet.

2012

(Indoor) Took fifth in the shot put at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a throw of 47-0.75. (Outdoor) Finished third in the hammer throw at the Tulsa Duels (171-11) ... Won the hammer throw at the Bison Invitational with a throw of 184-3 ... Finished fourth in the hammer throw at the Sun Angel Classic with a throw of 186-1 ... Threw 186-3 to finish second in the hammer at the John Jacobs Invitational ... Took third in the hammer throw at the John McDonnell Invitational with a mark of 185-7 ... Finished seventh in the hammer throw at the Big 12 Championship, upping his collegiate best to 191-5 ... Threw 185-2 to finish 39th at the NCAA West Preliminary.

2011
(Indoor)
Won the weight throw at the Oklahoma Christian Invitational with a toss of 51-1.75 ... Captured the weight throw win at the Oklahoma Christian Invitational II with a throw of 49-11. (Outdoor) Took third in the hammer throw at the North Texas Classic with a toss of 171-2 ... Finished sixth in the hammer at the Texas Tech Open with a throw of 172-0 ... Threw 175-1 in the hammer throw at the Sun Angel Track Classic ... Finished fourth in the hammer throw at the John Jacobs Invitational (179-5) ... Finished seventh in the hammer at the Michael Johnson Classic with a throw of 173-0 ... Threw 170-6 in the hammer throw at the Mean Green Twilight ... Extended his hammer throw mark by finishing ninth at the Big 12 Championship with a toss of 182-3.

2010
(Indoor)
Opened the season with a throw of 49-5.00 to finish ninth in the weight throw at the Texas A&M Invitational ... Improved mark to 50-10.75 to finish third in the weight throw at the Oklahoma Christian Invitational ... Finished third in the weight throw at the Oklahoma Christian Invitational II with a toss of 50-3.50. (Outdoor) Opened the season with a win in the hammer throw at the Horned Frog Invitational, recording a throw of 178-10 ... Finished second in the hammer at the John Jacobs Invitational with a toss of 171-11 ... Was fourth in the hammer at the Sooner Open with a distance of 174-11.

2009
(Indoor)
Redshirted. (Outdoor) Redshirted.

High School
Competed at Bartlesville High School (Class 6A) ... took third in the shot at the 2008 Oklahoma State Championships ... also qualified for state in the discus ... finished fourth in the shot and eighth in the discus at the 2007 Oklahoma State Championships ... also competed in football at Bartlesville ... named to 2008 Class 6A All-Star Team by the Oklahoma Football Coaches Association ... played in the 2008 Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State football game as a member of the Large East Team.

Personal
Full name is Holden Thomas Mitchell ... Son of Ray and Sue Mitchell ... has three siblings: Tyler, Sam and Riley ... Brother Tyler attended OU ... Brother Sam plays basketball at the University of Tulsa.

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