At Delaware: Third-year member of the squad as a midfielder • will battle for spot on team's No. 3 midfield unit this season.
2011 Season: Appeared in five games for the Blue Hens as a sophomore • saw action in games vs. Detroit, Presbyterian, Bellarmine, Albany, and Penn State but did not score a goal • recorded three shots • member of squad that went 11-7, captured the Colonial Athletic Association title, and advanced to the NCAA Tournament.
2010 Season: Did not see game action as a first-year player and retained freshman eligibility • Delaware captured CAA Tournament title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament.
High School: Standout in football and lacrosse at Corning High School • three-year varsity performer in football, playing quarterback and wide receiver, and a four-year letterwinner at midfield in lacrosse • led lacrosse to four-year record of 74-14, including berths in the state championship game in 2006, 2007, and 2008 • teams won 17 or more games all four years • led football team to three-year mark of 25-8, including a state championship in 2006 when he played receiver for a 13-0 team • earned first team All-Section honors all four years in lacrosse • first team All-Section quarterback in football in 2008 when he was named team Most Valuable Player • honor roll student.
Personal: Mitchell Adelbert "Mitch" Keefer • born May 16, 1991 • son of Craig and Kelly Keefer • University studies major at Delaware • would like to become a state trooper • works as a camp counselor and as a lifeguard during the summer • enjoys fishing and spending times in the outdoors in his spare time • mother, Kelly Keefer, was a two-time National Junior College cross country champion while at Corning (N.Y.) Community College • older sister, Samantha, is a student at New York University • father is a graphic designer.
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