Micah was one of the top players in Indiana heading into his senior year at Park Tutor High School, but an injury prevented him from competing. Mitch played both infield and outfield in high school. His junior year he hit .561, had a slugging average of .963, hit 13 doubles, four triples and eight home runs. He also scored 40 runs and swiped 14 bases. Mitch was honored by MaxPreps Baseball as Indiana’s best athlete in 2009.