Mitch McDaniels

Mitch McDaniels

Player Profile

RS Sophomore

Tucson, Ariz.

High School:
Salpointe Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 170




Lobos End Regular Season With 6-1 Victory Over Air Force

UNM defeats Air Force Academy 6-1 away


Lobos Edge Past Wolfpack 4-3

UNM defeats Nevada with a score of 4-3 away


Senior Day Ends in 7-0 Win over Fresno State

UNM defeats Fresno State 7-0 on Senior Day


Lobos Stopped Cold Against Broncos 7-0

UNM falls to conference opponent Boise State 7-0


UNM Edge Past New Mexico State 4-3 at Home

UNM wins Rio Grande Rivalry 4-3 at home

2012 Fall: Senior Season

Mitch McDaniels won the backdraw of singles at the Midland Collegiate Invitational.

2011-12: Junior Season

McDaniels reached the finals at the NMSU Invitational in doubles with partner Mads Hegelund in his first collegiate appearance. He was one of four UNM players to reach the round of 16 at the ITA Regional Tournament beating two seeded players along the way. He posted an overall singles record of 12-8 and an overall doubles record of 10-5.

2010-2011: Freshman Season

He redshirted the season.

Prior to UNM

McDaniels is a 2010 graduate of Salpointe Catholic High School in Tucson, AZ where he was on the honor roll. His high school team placed second at state both freshman and sophomore year. He won second place at state his senior year. He was named First Team All-City junior and senior years. He played for Team Southwest at Junior Davis Cup. He finished high school with a national rank of 119 for the 2010 class.


He is the son of Joe and JoAnne McDaniels and has six siblings, Nick, Amanda, Paul, Chris, Kevin, and Kimmy. His hobbies include ping pong and basketball. His favorite athlete is Andy Roddick. He plans to major in Economics.

Head Coach Alan Dils on McDaniels:

"Very few people bring more passion to the game than he does. His improvement has been extraordinary. You can contribute that to his passion and his listening to his coaches and applying that to his game. He has done all that and has worked very hard in improving certain aspects of his game. This is a guy that you can count on day in and day out. I would not be surprised to see him in our lineup day to day."