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Troy Mitchell was also selected as the SoCon Offensive Player of the Week, the College Sports Madness' SoCon Offensive Player of the Week and Palmetto & Pine Sports' first Player of the Week!
Troy tossed a pair of touchdown passes and rushed for a third score, amassing a career-high 374 yards passing. which ties him for the ninth-best, single-game performance. By halftime, Mitchell had surpassed his career-high for completions with 22 in the opening two quarters - his previous high was 20, coming against Mars Hill.
Mitchell shattered two single-game records - his 46 pass completions established a new benchmark at WCU, passing former Catamount Brian Gaither's record of 35 completions set in 2003. Mitchell's 66 pass attempts surpassed Jeff Gilbert's 57 attempts against Chattanooga in 1984.
Mitchell threw for a career-high 374 yards with two touchdowns, matching a ninth place record held by Mark Smith (1987 vs. The Citadel) and Jimmy Williams (1966 vs. Appalachian State).
The Catamount Sports Forum, along with Purple & Gold congratulates Troy in his Player of the Game and Player of the Week selections.
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