Archie Mitchell
Archie Mitchell
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Broomhill, England
High School: City of Sheffield Swim Club
Events: Free/IM/Back
Experience: HS

2015-16 (Freshman) -- Etched his name into the program record books twice throughout the season, including No. 2 in the 200-yard backstroke with a mark of 1:46.32 at the AT&T Winter National Championships on Dec. 5 in Federal Way, Wash. ... his 100 back time of 50.55 is good for No. 4 in program history, which he recorded on the second day of the A3 Performance Invitational on Nov. 20 ... delivered a 200 free mark of 1:42.71 on the first day of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships on Feb. 17 ... his 500 free time of 4:31.61 was the fourth-best mark in the event during the season, which he raced on the opening day of the AT&T Championships ... his 1,000 free mark of 9:30.84 was the second-fastest time in the event during the season for Cal Poly, which he recorded on the first day of the MPSF Championships on Feb. 17 ... also raced the 1,650 free in 15:47.57 on Nov. 21, the third-best mark in the event during the season for the Mustangs ... raced the 100 fly in 50.71 on the second day of the A3 Performance Invitational. 

Prep --
While at the City of Sheffield Swim Club, competed in multiple events, including the 100, 200, 400 and 1,500 free, 200 back and 100 fly ... represented Great Britain at 2014 European Junior Open Water Championships in Croatia ... won a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games trials in Glasgow in the 1500-meter (1,640-yard) junior category ... won the British age group nationals in the 1500-meter in 2013 ... also played water polo during his prep career.

Personal --
Archie Austin Mitchell was born on Aug. 17, 1996 in London ... son of Richard and Sue ... has one brother, Sykes, and a sister, Maisie ... also considered Penn State and Tennessee before deciding on Cal Poly ... majors in business.