Cornerstone University welcomes Teigan Mitcham to the Women's Basketball program.Teigan is from Grand Rapids, Mich. and has signed a letter of intent to play both basketball and soccer at Cornerstone beginning in the fall of 2012.Teigan attends Forest Hills Northern High School in Grand Rapids, Mich. where she was a 4 year varsity player.
The 5-8 guard/forward is a two time All-Conference performer in the O.K.Blue/O.K. Bronze Division. Mitcham helped her team win an O.K. Blue conference championship her freshman year and was an honorable mention all-conference selection as a sophomore. She was named team MVP her junior and senior year and served as team captain her senior year.
Teigan has also done very well in the classroom. She has made the Academic Honor Roll each semester in H.S. She was voted to the All-Academic team in soccer and has been in the National Honors Society her last two years. She has been actively involved in student government all four years. She took part in Habitat for Humanity, Dance Marathon, and is currently leading a FHN partnership with Sibely Elementary. Teigan is also involved in The Bridge Street House of Prayer Ministry and Resurrection Life Children.
Teigan is also a stand-out soccer player where is a 4 year varsity player and played a role in helping the Huskies get to the Division II state championship where they were runner-up both years.
"Teigan is a strong player who plays with tenacity and energy," states Coach Fles. "She is a consummate teammate always encouraging whether she is on the floor or on the bench. Her out-going personality and her desire to win will be an asset to our team. I know she will make a great impact on this team."
Why she chose Cornerstone
"The biggest reason I decided to come to Cornerstone is because God was just really opening up the doors for me to come here and I really felt led by God to take what he was giving me. I am also excited to grow and be challenged by the Body of Christ here at CU. I love God's Spirit here and I know He is working. I am very excited to have the opportunity to play both basketball and soccer at CU!."