Matt Pidich struck out a career-high six batters in 3.2 innings of relief.
2015: Made collegiate debut against Kansas State, yielding just one walk in 1.0 innings ... Credited with his first career decision - a loss after giving up one run on one hit in 1.0 innings in the final versus VCU … Pitched one inning of relief in game two against Niagara … Struck out his first career batter in 0.2 innings against No. 11 North Carolina in game one … Appeared in the series finale at Duke.
2014: Redshirted his true freshman season.
High School: Mitchell is a left-handed pitcher from Ridgway, Pennsylvania. In the spring Josh played for Mark Morelli at Ridgway High School in Ridgway and in the fall he played for Fred Albert with the Allegheny Pirates. Josh was selected to the First Team All-District in both his sophomore and junior years at Ridgway and to the American Legion Region 8 All-Tournament Team in 2012. He was also ranked as the number one pitcher by the Tri-County Sunday in 2012 with an ERA of 1.98 recording 100 strikeouts. Josh also handled the bat well batting .530 with six home runs and 50 RBI. For his efforts he was also named to the First Team All-District as an outfielder along with his First Team pitching nod.
Personal: Born on September 8, 1994...son of Doug and Theresa Mitchell...has one younger brother, Johnny.