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Take 10: Women's Soccer's Gianna Mitchell

Learn more about the sensational sophomore with these 10 fast facts.

Class: Sophomore

Hometown: Springfield, MA

Position: Central Defender

Major: Communications with a Spanish minor

Before BC: Played club soccer for the FC Stars of Massachusetts and led the team to a No. 4 national ranking

Athlete x2: She was originally recruited to BC to play lacrosse but ended up signing for soccer.

First Year Frenzy: In her freshman season Mitchell scored three goals, recorded two assists, and accumulated a total of 1,773 minutes of playing time.

Head Start: Her first three goals this season were all scored by a header.

Recognition: On Sept. 4 she made the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week after scoring three goals in one week.

Looking Ahead: Mitchell has set a goal of making the All-ACC team this season. Looking beyond BC, she hopes to play soccer professionally either in the United States or abroad.

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