30 Mitchell Podhajski

Height
190.8cm
Weight
87kg
Birthday
January 4, 1999

DRAFT ANALYSIS: "A third tall rebounding defender who has has great agility and a really realiable kick."

STRENGTHS: Versatility, contested work, agility, leadership, kicking, tackling, scoreboard impact
IMPROVEMENTS: Endurance, speed

SUMMARY: Having been overlooked in his top age year, Podhajski has taken full advantage of being invited back to the Calder set-up, adding strings to his bow that were knocks on him previously. With a move into the midfield, Podhajski has soared in his contested ball output, winning almost 10 contested possessions, 3.2 clearances and 6.8 tackles per TAC Cup game. His previous strengths remain though, putting in a very good agility score at the Victorian State Combine, still accumulating a good amount of possessions and marking well in the TAC Cup. His average of 5.7 marks in the TAC Cup have also come in the forward half at times, with the versatile prospect using his frame to good use in doubling as a second tall at both ends, while also hitting the scoreboard. His all-round game also attracted interest from VFL side Coburg, pulling on the Lions jumper seven times this year to good effect, transitioning seamlessly into competition against mature bodies. One of the few area he may look to improve on is his endurance, as he would fit the mould of a big-bodied midfielder at the next level. It is by no means bad, but could be better if he is to play out full games from the middle of the ground. His speed is also an area of improvement, but not of huge concern given he is still about average in the area.

NAB League Boys

SeasonTeamKHBDMCPUPTHOCLRI50R50GLGMKHDMHOTGDC
2016Calder Cannons69311003600150000188.63.912.54.50.01.90.148
2017Calder Cannons18810128990941834508285591512.56.719.36.00.03.00.682
2018Calder Cannons16913630574129180887414411231313.010.523.55.70.56.81.8105
Total-4262686942002233631487497266333611.87.419.35.60.24.10.9235

Under 18s Championships

SeasonTeamKHBDMCPUPTHOCLRI50R50GLGMKHDMHOTGDC
2016Vic Metro000000000000000000000
2017Vic Metro179261342260015135.73.08.74.30.02.00.340
Total-179261342260015135.73.08.74.30.02.00.340

Career Total

SeasonKHBDMCPUPTHOCLRI50R50GLGMKHDMHOTGDC
201669311003600150000188.63.912.54.50.01.90.148
20172051103151039820551082960101811.46.117.55.70.02.80.675
201816913630574129180887414411231313.010.523.55.70.56.81.8105
Total4432777202132273851547497371343911.47.118.55.50.23.90.9228

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