2014-15: Named to MVC All-Scholar-Athlete Team ... Has posted two double-doubles this season which is second most in the league ... His 4.8 rebounds per game average ranks 13th in the MVC ... Averaging 1.0 blocked shots per game to rank fourth in the league ... Hauling in 1.9 offensive rebounds per game to rank ninth in the league ... His 4.9 rebounds per game in conference games ranks ninth in the MVC ... Blocked 0.8 shots per Valley contest to rank seventh ... Hauling in 1.8 offensive rebounds per MVC contest to rank 10th ... Scored eight points as he tied a career-high with four free throws made and played in a career-most 33 minutes as the Sycamores opened the season with a 79-66 overtime road victory over IUPUI ... Came back with a career-high tying seven rebounds and a career-best six blocked shots in the home opener against Saint Louis ... Perfect 3-of-3 from the field with six points against Brown ... Recorded his first career double-double with 11 points and 13 a career-high 13 rebounds in the 61-57 victory over Austin Peay ... Scored seven points against Memphis ... Tallied 14 points as he stroked two 3-pointers against No. 23 Butler ... Scored seven points to go with five rebounds and a career-best four assists at Ball State ... Recorded eight points and eight rebounds in the 63-61 road victory over Illinois State ... Posted his second double-double of the season as he scored a career-high 21 points to go with 11 rebounds in the overtime victory over Evansville ... Scored seven points and pulled down five rebounds, including a late game putback to help the Sycamores to a 59-56 road win over Southern Illinois ... Led the team with 15 points and seven rebounds as he tied a career-high with a pair of 3-pointers made in the 71-70 overtime victory against Illinois State ... Pulled down eight rebounds and tied a career-high with four assists against Bradley ... Recorded seven points and nine rebounds against Northern Iowa ... Perfect 4-of-4 from the field, including one shot from distance to go with six rebounds in the 79-65 road victory over Loyola ... Scored 10 points and pulled down five rebounds with two assists, blocks and steals in the home court victory over Drake ... Set a new career-high with six assists in the home court win over Southern Illinois ... Scored five points and pulled down five rebounds in his final home game against Wichita State.
2013-14: Scored seven points in the season opener against Ball State, hitting 2-of-3 shots from the field and his sixth career 3-pointer ... Hit a 3-pointer and scored seven points with five rebounds against Tulsa ... Scored eight points, including a 3-pointer with three rebounds against Pepperdine ... Had five points and five rebounds at Kansas City ... Tallied a career-high seven rebounds at Evansville ... Tied his career-high of seven rebounds at Loyola in addition to scoring six points ... Tallied a career-high four blocked shots in the home victory over Drake ... Posted seven points and five rebounds while playing a career-high 28 minutes in the 59-54 home victory over Evansville ... Posted six points and six rebounds in the MVC Quarterfinal victory over Loyola ... Tallied five points and four rebounds in the MVC Championship Game against Wichita State ... Set a career high with seven rebounds in the NIT at Arkansas.
2012-13: Scored two points as the starting center at No. 13 UCLA ... Grabbed two rebounds with a blocked shot against Winthrop ... Tallied eight points with four rebounds against Truman State ... Scored four points and dished out a career-high three assists against High Point ... Pulled down five rebounds against both Ole Miss and Miami at the Diamond Head Classic ... Had four points and four rebounds in the MVC opener against Illinois State ... Scored eight points with four rebounds at Northern Iowa ... Hit all four of his shots from the field to score eight points and pull down four rebounds against Bradley ... Made all four of his field goal attempts to score eight points against Evansville ... Tossed in five points and pulled down three rebounds while tying a career-high with two steals against Southern Illinois ... Tied a career-high with nine points in the MVC Tournament Quarterfinals against Evansville ... Tied for a team-best four rebounds against Creighton in the MVC Semifinals.
2011-12: Scored five points in his Sycamore debut against Eastern Illinois, hitting a perfect 2-of-2 shots from the field, including his only attempt from 3-point range ... Scored nine points of the bench, hitting 4-of-6 shots from the field with two rebounds against Ball State ... Poured in a 3-pointer at Boise State ... Scored seven points and pulled down two rebounds, hitting 3-of-4 shots from the field at Drake ... Posted a career-high two blocks and knocked down a 3-pointer versus Evansville .. Tallied six rebounds against Wichita State ... Tallied seven points and pulled down three rebounds at Creighton ... Tallied three rebounds and a blocked shot against Southern Illinois ... Posted five points and a career-high two steals at Butler.
2010-11: Sat out the season as a redshirt.
High School: Played for coach John Steinhilber at South Central High School. Kitchell averaged 20 points, 14 rebounds, six assists and six blocks per game for a team that finished the 2008-09 season with a record of 17-5. Was a first team all-state selection by Hoosier Basketball Magazine. He was a member of the Indiana Junior All-Stars and Indiana All-Stars.
Personal: Born Jacob Michael Kitchell on June 4, 1991 to Bradley and Susan Kitchell in Valparaiso, Ind. ... Majoring in Business Administration ... Father of Adalyn Kitchell who was born on November 13, 2013.
|Hometown:||Union Mills, Ind.|
|High School:||South Central HS|