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Alex Mitola
Player Profile:
Alex Mitola 857229
Position: Guard
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 170
Year: Junior
Hometown: Florham Park, N.J.
High School: Gill St. Bernard's
Major: Economics
Career Highs
Points 33 vs. Cornell, 3/1/14
Field Goals 10 vs. Cornell, 3/1/14
FG Attempts 17 at Canisius, 3/18/15
Three-Pointers 8 vs. Cornell, 3/1/14
3FG Attempts 16 at Canisius, 3/18/15
Free Throws 10 at Harvard, 1/24/15
FT Attempts 11 vs. Penn, 1/31/14
Off. Rebounds 3 at St. John’s, 1/18/14
Def. Rebounds 8 at Bryant, 12/31/14
Rebounds 9 at Bryant, 12/31/14
Assists 6 three times, last at Penn, 2/22/14
Turnovers 5 four times, last at UNH 12/18/13
Blocks 1 vs. Army, 1/8/13
Steals 4 at Vermont, 12/12/12
Minutes 38 ten times, last at Cornell, 2/28/15

Started every game of three-year career before graduating after junior campaign ... finished with third-best career free throw percentage (.858) at Dartmouth and 12th in Ivy history ... 27th player in school history to score 1,000 points, reaching the milestone in his final game ... one of just 12 Big Green players with 200 assists in a career ... fourth all-time at Dartmouth (and 25th in league history) with 202 three-pointers and sevent in career three-point percentage (.390).

JUNIOR (2014-15)
Team co-captain ... All-Ivy Second Team performer ... Academic All-District I First Team ... recipient of the A.D. “Dolly” Stark Award as the team MVP ... led the conference in free throw percentage (.853) ... other league ranks — second in minutes played (34.4 per game), second in three-pointers per game (2.4), second in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.2), seventh in scoring (12.4), and 10th in assists per game (76) ... played at least 32 minutes in 25 of the 29 games with a season-low of 25 at Yale on Feb. 6 ... scored in double figures a team-leading 21 times, including the first 12 games of the season ... Dartmouth was 2-6 when he failed to record at least 10 points with the lone two victories coming in the final two games of the regular season ,,, handed out at least one assist in every game, including five at Penn on Jan. 30 and versus Brown on March 6 ... posted season highs with 21 points and nine field goals in a one-point win over IPFW on Nov. 28 ... hit three or more three-pointers on 14 occasions, four or more seven times and a season-high five on three occasions — at UMass Lowell on Dec. 10, versus Northern Illinois on Dec. 19 and at Canisius in the CIT game ... hit four triples against NIU, all in overtime, to account for the 12 Big Green points in the extra period with the last one coming as the clock expired for a 58-55 victory ... led Dartmouth with a career-high nine rebounds in a 76-59 win on New Year’s Eve at Bryant ... converted 27 free throws in a row between Dec. 22 and Jan. 31 ... was a perfect 10-of-10 at the charity stripe while scoring a team-high 18 points in an upset victory at Harvard on Jan. 24, 70-61, ending a streak of 11 straight losses to the Crimson ... during five-game stretch from Feb. 14-28, hit 13-of-25 three-pointers (.520) while averaging 14.0 ppg.

SOPHOMORE (2013-14)
Once again started every game, one of two players to do so ... led the Ivy League in free throw percentage (.868) and seventh in three-point percentage (.418) ... also 12th in the conference (and led Dartmouth) at 11.8 points per game ... scored in double figures 15 times, topped 20 three times and 30 once ... Big Green’s top scorer in eight contests ... had the fifth-most trifectas (66) among Ivy players ... had the most points, triples, assists and minutes for Dartmouth ... had 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting and 3-of-5 three-pointers against Bryant ... hit Maine up for 19 points while giving out six assists in a 25-point road win ... canned 4-of-7 threes in scoring 16 points in a 76-46 rout of Jacksonville State ... matched that long-range shooting in an 18-point performance against Longwood, an 84-64 triumph ... poured in 25 points with four treys and 9-of-11 at the line with half of the team’s second-half total (23 of 46 points) to rally from a seven-point halftime deficit to beat Penn at Leede Arena, 67-58 ... hit four straight free throws in the final minute of overtime to help secure 78-69 win over Princeton ... matched his personal best with six assists at Penn ... saved his best work for the end of the season, beginning with a career-high 33 points on 10-of-16 shooting, including a scorching 8-of-9 from downtown, in an 87-78 win against Cornell ... those eight threes are tied for second-most in a single game for Dartmouth ... named College Sports Madness Ivy League Player of the Week for that outburst ... followed that up with 17 points and five dimes in Dartmouth’s first win at Brown in nine years ... put the Green up for good midway through the second half with a long bomb ... ended season by leading the Green to a 69-61 upset win at Yale with 29 points on 9-of-15 shooting with five from beyond the arc and a perfect 6-of-6 at the charity stripe ... selected Ivy League co-Player of the Week for his offensive prowess in the two games, knocking down 14-of-28 field goals, 8-of-18 three-pointers, and 10-of-11 free throws while giving out seven helpers with nary a turnover.

FRESHMAN (2012-13)
Started every game as a rookie ... one of two Big Green players to average double figures in scoring, the first for Dartmouth in four years ... led team in assists and tied for second in steals ... set school freshman record with 65 three-pointers and ranked second in the Iy League ... hit at least one trifecta in 24 of the 28 contests ... was also among the conference’ top 10 in scoring (11.3 ppg, 10th) and three-point percentage (.392, 8th) ... would have been third in free throw percentage as well, but did not meet the minimum requirement ... began his career by scoring at least 10 points in each of the first five games ... hit 9-of-10 at the foul line while tallying 17 points against New Hampshire ... found his outside stroke in the third game, hitting 4-of-8 from downtown as he posted 18 points versus IPFW ... posted season highs with seven rebounds and six assists to help the Big Green win on the road at Longwood by eight points ... one of his two triples in the game put Dartmouth on top for good early in the second half ... stole the ball four times at Vermont, a personal best ... connected on 23-of-47 (.489) three-point attempts spanning one nine-game stretch in December and January ... key player in helping the Green end a seven-game skid by producing 11 points, five rebounds, a pair of steals and his only block of the season in a 75-58 triumph over Army ... knocked down all four of his free throws in final minute to help finish off Yale, 71-62 ... hit 6-of-9 from the floor and 4-of-5 from long range to put up 17 points in a 60-57 win at Columbia, the first Ivy road win for Dartmouth in four years ... gave the Big Green the lead for good against the Lions with a driving layup with 1:37 to play, then drained a three for a four-point lead on the next trip down the floor ... had a season-high 27 points at Yale on 9-of-14 shooting, including 7-of-10 from behind the arc ... came up big in a 69-64 win at Penn, giving his team the lead with 1:02 to play with a couple of free throws, then converted a three-point play to put Dartmouth in command and give him 17 points on the night ... popped four threes in the weekend sweep of Cornell and Columbia to end the season, pouring in 21 points versus the Lions for his second career 20-point game.

Led the state of New Jersey with 119 three-pointers while shooting at a 44 percent clip from long range during his senior season ... led team to a 27-4 record and the state finals ... averaged 18.2 points and 4.5 assists per game and finished his career with a school-record 1,978 points ... point guard as a junior as well, helping team to 26-3 record and the state semifinals ... three-time all-conference first team, two-time all-county first team and two-time all-area first team ... third-team all-state by New Jersey Hoops as a senior ... lettered all four years at Gill St. Bernard, first for coach Dave Pasquale, then Mergen Sina as a captain in junior and season years ... NJSCA All-Star three-point contest winner ... Scholar-Athlete Award winner for Somerset County.

Economics major ... born on Oct. 5, 1993 to Mark and Kathy ... has two brothers and one sister ... has a cousin, Kyle Armeny, who was a four-year letterman in baseball at Penn, leading the team in home runs in 2007 and ’08 ... claims to be really good at cartwheels.

Mitola’s Career Statistics
Year GP-GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct. 3G-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Off-Def Tot-Avg PF-FO A TO Blk Stl Pts-Avg
2012-13 28-28 913-32.6 102-265 .385 65-166 .392 46-54 .852 9-60 69-2.5 56-0 55 62 1 31 315-11.3
2013-14 28-28 885-31.6 103-251 .410 66-158 .418 59-68 .868 12-59 71-2.5 49-0 75 44 0 18 331-11.8
2014-15 29-29 999-34.4 113-295 .383 71-194 .366 64-75 .853 11-66 77-2.7 36-0 79 37 0 23 361-12.4
Totals 85-85 2797-32.9 318-811 .392 202-518 .390 169-197 .858 32-186 217-2.6 141-0 209 143 1 72 1007-11.8
Ivy League Statistics Only
Year GP-GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct. 3G-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Off-Def Tot-Avg PF-FO A TO Blk Stl Pts-Avg
2012-13 14-14 458-32.7 56-133 .421 32-78 .410 24-27 .889 6-30 36-2.6 26-0 26 27 0 14 168-12.0
2013-14 14-14 456-32.6 52-128 .406 32-79 .405 43-49 .878 4-28 32-2.3 24-0 36 21 0 11 179-12.8
2014-15 14-14 474-33.9 38-121 .314 22-74 .297 43-50 .860 6-29 35-2.5 20-0 37 17 0 10 141-10.1
Totals 42-42 1388-33.0 146-382 .382 86-231 .372 110-126 .873 16-87 103-2.5 70-0 99 65 0 35 488-11.6
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