Updated: May 22, 2015
2014-15: Played in seven games … Logged 35 plays … Kicked off twice and averaged 62.0 yards in the opener against William & Mary … Kicked off three times against Georgia Tech, averaging 63.0 yards … Kicked off seven times for an average of 63.4 yards against Western Michigan … Kicked off seven times for a 60.1-yard average at North Carolina … Averaged 61.3 yards on four kickoffs at Pitt … Kicked off once against Miami … Handled three of the five kickoffs against Boston College … Kicked off seven times in the Military Bowl against Cincinnati.
2013-14: Joined the team in the fall as an invited walk-on … Played in 10 games, logging 39 plays … Kicked off 39 times, averaging 61.5 yards per kick … Kicked off three times for an average of 63.0 yards in the season opener against Alabama … Averaged 62.6 yards on five kickoffs against Western Carolina … Kicked off three times averaging 64.0 yards at East Carolina … Averaged 65.0 yards on four kickoffs against Marshall … Kicked off four times for an average of 63.5 yards at Georgia Tech … Averaged 63.0 yards on five kickoffs against North Carolina … Kicked off six times, averaging 63.5 per kick in the win over Pittsburgh … Missed the Duke, Boston College and Miami games due to an injury to his kicking leg … Returned for the Maryland game and kicked off four times, averaging 62.8 yards and also making a tackle … Had three kickoffs at Virginia … Kicked off twice in the Sun Bowl.
High School: A first-team all-state selection as a kicker by VirginiaPreps his senior season … Averaged 42.5 yards per punt and dropped 48 percent of his punts inside the 20 yard line with just four touchbacks … Was good on 11 field goals and also put 40 of his 46 kickoffs into the end zone for touchbacks … Averaged 44 yards per punt as a junior while depositing over 70 percent of kickoffs into the end zone as a junior … Converted 17 extra points as a junior and had seven field goals with a long of 49 yards … Named first-team all-district and regional punter and second-team kicker … A VirginiaPreps AA First-Team All-State punter and VirginiaPreps AA underclassmen first-team all-state punter … Set five school kicking and punting records and one state record submitted (single game six punts for 50.33 yard average) … Connected on four field goals and 36 extra points as a sophomore … A Prokicker.com All-American in 2011.
Personal: Mitchell Robert Ludwig … Born 8/10/94 in Charleston, WV … Son of Val and Matt Ludwig … Has a younger sister, Ellie … Majoring in consumer studies