Home/Birthplace: Maryland Heights, Mo./Peoria, Ill.
Birth Year: 1995
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6-8
Weight: 200
Club Team/Coach: STL High Performance/Scott Mebruer
High School/Grad Year: Westminster Christian Academy/2013
College Status: Uncommitted

PERSONAL: Born Mitchell Penning on May 26, 1995, in Peoria, Ill…Son of David and Debra Penning…Has two sisters, Kelly (1991) and Marci (1993)…His favorite food is Chic-Fil-A…His favorite book is the Hunger Games.

USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2012- Selected to the U.S. Boys’ Youth National Team. 2011- Attended the High Performance Winter Holiday Camp.

CLUB/PREP HIGHLIGHTS: Mitch was named First Team All-State in 2012…Also won the 2012 Great Lakes Qualifier...Named to Volleyball Magazine's "Underclassmen to Watch" list in 2012.

Updated May 2012