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     Kevin Mitchem
    Kevin Mitchem


    Grandview, Mo.

    High School:

    Last College:
    Kansas City Community College


    2004 Highlights: Competed in the Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championships and placed fourth in the high jump with a leap of 6'4".

    2003 Highlights: Placed third overall in the high jump at the Horizon League Indoor Championships with a leap of 6'4 ¼"...turned in a sixth-place finish of 5'11 ½" in the high jump at the Chicagoland Championships...garnered a pair of top-six finishes in both the 110-meter hurdles (5th, 15.76) and 400-meter hurdles (6th, 58.0) at the Horizon League Outdoor Championships...owns an outdoor team-season best high jump of 6'1 ½" set at the Elmhurst Invitational...captured a personal-best outdoor long jump of 17'5 ½" at the Chicagoland Championships...turned in a personal-best triple jump of 41' 3 ¾" at the Outdoor Championships.

    Prior to UIC: Played junior college basketball at Kansas City Community College.

    Prep/Personal: Four-year letterwinner at Grandview High School in Grandview, won no less than 20 games in each of his four season with the Machine...earned all-conference accolades after his senior campaign in which he averaged 14 points and eight rebounds per game...son of Spain and Dana Mitchem...born on May 3, 1981...majoring in Graphic Design.

    2003 Top Outdoor Times and Jumps
    110-Meter Hurdles          15.76        5/9/03
    400-Meter Hurdles          57.99        5/9/03
    High Jump                6'1 1/2"      4/12/03
    Triple Jump             41'3 3/4"      5/9/03
    Long Jump               17' 5 1/2"      4/5/03