at Mountain West Championships
UNM defeats Air Force Academy 6-1 away
UNM defeats Nevada with a score of 4-3 away
UNM defeats Fresno State 7-0 on Senior Day
UNM falls to conference opponent Boise State 7-0
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."