Mitchell, Hayes Named to All-Landmark Second Team

Mitchell, Hayes Named to All-Landmark Second Team

TOWSON, Md. - Catholic University men's basketball senior Andre Mitchell and junior Riley Hayes were each named to the All-Landmark Conference Second Team on Wednesday. It is the second career honor for Mitchell and the first for Hayes.

Mitchell, who was also named to the second team a year ago, led the team in scoring (14.5 points), assists (3.0 per game) and steals (1.9 per game) while ranking third in rebounding at 4.2 per game. He led the league in free throws made (126) and ranked third in the conference in free throws attempted (154). He also finished second in steals and fifth in free throw percentage (81.8).

Mitchell became the 45th player in school history to score 1,000 career points, doing so when he had 30, including 28 in the second half of a 78-74 Landmark Conference victory over Susquehanna on Jan. 19, 2019. He finished 25th on the team's all-time scoring list with 1,174 points, placing just ahead of All-American Chris Kearney who scored 1,160 from 2009-13.

Mitchell played in 104 career games with 90 starts while averaging 11.2 points, 2.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.6 steals. His streak of 61 consecutive starts came to an end on Dec. 29, 2018.

Hayes led the team in rebounding (9.3 per game) while finishing second on the team in scoring (13.9 points). He totaled 10 double doubles, including five in the final six games of the season. He finished 11th in the conference in scoring and second in rebounding while ranking ninth in field goal percentage (52.9 percent).

Hayes is averaging 9.7 points and 7.7 rebounds in 73 career games and enters his senior season needing just 293 points to reach 1,000.

Catholic (10-5, 6-8 Landmark) finished the season in fifth place in the conference standings, splitting the season series with Landmark Conference champion Drew after dropping a 92-90 decision in the team's season finale on Feb. 17, 2019.