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Mitchell Penning
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Mitchell  Penning

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Westminster Christian Academy

Height:
6-7

Position:
Middle Blocker

Experience:
1V

02/27/2015

Pepperdine Drops Stanford, 3-0

The Waves hit .468 as a team and handily shut out the Cardinal in three on Friday evening.

02/14/2015

Pepperdine Suffers 3-2 Loss to UC Irvine

Parker Kalmbach sends down 20 kills in loss to UC Irvine.

02/13/2015

Pepperdine Shuts Down UC San Diego in Straight Sets

Scott Rhein scores a match-high 11 points behind 10 kills and an ace.

02/06/2015

Waves Finish Strong in 3-1 Win Over Stanford

Pepperdine hits .434 on the night, marking their highest hitting percentage against an MPSF opponent this season.

02/04/2015

Men's Volleyball Hosts Stanford on Friday

Brennan Anderson became the Waves' 27th AVCA National Player of the Week on Tuesday. He is the first and only Pepperdine libero to receive the award.

02/06/2015

Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. Stanford

Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. Stanford (Photos by Martin A. Folb)

01/27/2015

Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. UCLA

Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. UCLA (Photos by Martin A. Folb)

01/21/2015

Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. CSUN

Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. CSUN (Photos by Martin A. Folb)

01/09/2015

Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. George Mason

Men's Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. George Mason (Photos by Martin A. Folb)

Mitchell Penning Career StatisticsGet Acrobat Reader

PEPPERDINE 2014: Made collegiate debut vs. Cal Baptist (2/22) ... Appeared in one match and one set as a freshman ... Pepperdine Scholar Athlete

USA VOLLEYBALL: Selected to the U.S. Boys' Youth National Team in 2012.

CLUB: Member of the STL High Performance Volleyball Club.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Westminster Christian Academy in 2013 ... Played four seasons of varsity volleyball for head coach Jean Evans ... Saw action as a middle blocker, outside hitter and right side hitter ... Averaged 5.45 kills/set and 1.56 blocks/set as a senior ... Senior-year accolades include Missouri All-State first team and Most Valuable Player ... Also named to the Saint Louis All-Metro first team ... Named to Volleyball Magazine's "Underclassmen to Watch" list in 2012 ... Named to the 2012-13 AVCA Boys' High School Senior All-America first team ... Volleyball Magazine Boys' High School All-American second team selection.

PERSONAL: Son of David and Debra ... Younger brother of Kelly and Marci ... Born in Peoria, Ill. ... Chose Pepperdine because of its "academics, coaching, great team dynamics, location, religion and future opportunities."

FAVORITES: Favorite pro athlete is Karch Kiraly ... Favorite book is the Bible ... Favorite tv show is NCIS ... Favorite food is steak ... Favorite movie is Anchorman ... Favorite sport other than volleyball is water polo ... Biggest sports hero is Kevin Durant.

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