Long Beach State (2009): Started 52 games for Long Beach State in a breakout season ... Played primarily in right field, but also started at second base six times, filling in for a banged-up Derek Legg ... Batted cleanup a team-high 28 times ... Slugged a team-high .551 with six home runs, seven triples, 12 doubles and 46 RBI, all team-highs ... His seven triples ranked 10th nationally ... It also ranks third in the Dirtbag record books for a single season ... Walked 27 times and led the Dirtbags with a .416 on-base percentage ... second on the team with a .316 average and 58 RBI ... Led the Dirtbags with a .322 batting average in Big West play ... Finished with multiple RBI 13 times, the best on the team ... Also had 18 multi-hit games ... 3-for-3 with a triple against LMU (2/25) ... Again had three hits in the team's next game against Cal (2/27) ... Tied a season-high with three walks the next game (2/28) ... Hit his first home run as part of a 2-for-4 day at South Carolina (3/6) ... Hit two homers at Santa Clara, driving in four runs (3/31) ... Homered the next day at Cal, going 4-for-5 with two doubles as well (4/1) ... Those two performances came as part of a 10-game hitting streak ... Scored a season-high tying three runs at Pacific and had two RBI (4/25) ... Homered the next day, driving in four on 3-for-5 hitting (4/26) ... Drove in four runs with a homer and a walk against UC Davis, again scoring three times (5/1) ... Had three hits one more time, vs. UC Santa Barbara (5/10).
(2008): Played in 47 games, the fourth-most on the team ... Started 34 of those contests ... split starts between the outfield and designated hitter ... Tied for second on the team with three triples ... Also added five doubles ... Walked 23 times, tied for second on the team ... Went two-for-four with a run scored against Hawai'i (3/7) ... One-for-four with a double, two RBI and a run scored against UCLA (3/22) ... Hit triples in back-to-back games against UC Irvine (4/11, 4/12) ... Two-for-four with two RBI and a double against Cal State Fullerton (5/25).
(2007): Honorable mention All-Big West at outfielder after batting .389 in league contests with 20 of his 33 walks ... Overall batted .296 with 34 runs and eight RBIs for a team-high .468 on-base percentage ... Had eight doubles and three triples over 43 games and 32 starts, 27 in left field and five in right field ... Had 10 multi-hit games ... Had 12 walks from April 1 to April 15 ... Overtook team lead in walks on April 17 playing in 10 less games than Robert Perry ... Began starting the latter part of March after being converted from a prep infielder ... Had five hits at Pacific on April 29, posting a double and a triple while scoring four runs ... Had four walks and two hits at UC Irvine on April 1 ... Had three walks twice over a three-day span against CS Northridge and LMU in mid-April.
High School: Earned three varsity letters at Mission Viejo High ...Earned All-CIF honors as a senior in 2006 leading team in homers (8) for the second-straight year while batting .406 ... Hit .350 as a junior with 32 runs and 10 homers, while producing an .800 slugging percentage ... Hit a school-record 19 homers in three years ... Stole 17 bases over his last two years ... Named All-Orange County in 2005 and 2006 ... Three-time all-league pick ... Two-time team MVP.
Personal: Son of Tom and Sandra Mittelstaedt ... Majoring in criminal justice.