Sytsma from Hudsonville Unity Christian recently signed his Letter of Intent to
play basketball at Cornerstone in the fall of 2011. The 6-3 forward led his team in scoring (10
PPG) and rebounding (6 RPG) this past season. Sytsma, who was captain of his team, had a
team-high 80% shooting accuracy from the free throw line, which was also 8th
best in the area. He scored a
season-high 17 points versus Byron Center on February 18.
led his Crusaders to a 14-11 record and a Class B District title this past
season. He was named to the Advance All-Area Honorable Mention team.
Unity Christian boys basketball coach Scott Soodsma on
Mitch, "Mitch has been a great person to coach.
He's a great leader and nobody works harder than him".
has been also very successful in the classroom, maintaining a 3.8 GPA. He will major in secondary education at
Cornerstone. He is the son of Todd and
Elders on Mitch: "Mitch is a terrific young man who
desires more than anything to honor God with his life. He's a tremendously hard worker on the court
and in the classroom. Mitch is a very coachable,
self-motivating person and is a true gym rat.
We're excited to have him be a part of our program at Cornerstone."
on why he chose Cornerstone "I feel so blessed to have the
opportunity of attending Cornerstone and being involved with basketball and
campus life. I am truly excited to see what God has in store for me in the next
four years. I anticipate the fall and know I will enjoy my time here."