• Yesterday
    Talladega at
    63
    Philander Smith
    55
    **Senior Night**
  • Yesterday
    Dillard at
    57
    Xavier
    52
    Crosstown Classic
  • Yesterday
    Cumberland University at
    70
    Tougaloo
    64
  • Yesterday
    Morris College at
    53
    Edward Waters
    83
  • Monday, Feb 1
    Tougaloo at
    73
    Philander Smith
    84
  • Monday, Feb 1
    Xavier at
    75
    SUNO
    62
  • Saturday, Jan 30
    SUNO at
    (2OT) 77
    Philander Smith
    79
  • Saturday, Jan 30
    Tougaloo at
    66
    Dillard
    81
  • Saturday, Jan 30
    Edward Waters at
    46
    Talladega
    54
  • Wednesday, Jan 27
    Talladega at
    80
    SUNO
    73
  • Monday, Jan 25
    Edward Waters at
    68
    Dillard
    59
  • Monday, Jan 25
    Talladega at
    62
    Xavier
    55
  • Monday, Jan 25
    SUNO at
    66
    Tougaloo
    58
    Athletic Booster Club Night
  • Saturday, Jan 23
    Xavier at
    62
    Philander Smith
    66
  • Saturday, Jan 23
    Talladega at
    55
    Dillard
    35
  • Saturday, Jan 23
    Edward Waters at
    45
    SUNO
    58
  • Monday, Jan 18
    Tougaloo at
    41
    Xavier
    80
  • Monday, Jan 18
    Philander Smith at
    65
    Talladega
    74
  • Saturday, Jan 16
    Philander Smith at
    47
    Edward Waters
    69
  • Saturday, Jan 16
    SUNO at
    55
    Dillard
    54
Women's Basketball
Mighty is the first female from the NAIA to sign with the Globetrotters.
Mighty is the first female from the NAIA to sign with the Globetrotters.
Women's Basketball - Mon, Sep. 24, 2012
Ariel Mitchell, a native of Louisiana and a Dillard alum from the Class of 2012, has signed with the legendary Harlem Globetrotters.


She is one of only 11 women to ever to play for the basketball team, and the first to come out of a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) school. The Dillard University Athletics Department will honor her at a formal announcement and press conference on Friday, Sept. 28 at 11 a.m. in the Dent Hall gymnasium on Dillard's campus.

 

Mitchell will be available to answer questions from media at the press conference. Elected officials, Dillard University Athletic Director Kiki Baker Barnes, representatives from Mitchell's hometown, and family of the late Billy Ray Hobley (a Dillard alum and Harlem Globetrotters Legend) are also expected to speak.


Mighty Mitchell, as she will be known with the Globetrotters, hails from St James, La. The 5'7" shooting guard led the Dillard Lady Bleu Devils basketball team for four years, scoring over 1,000 points and earning All-Conference honors in her sophomore, junior, and senior years. She averaged 13.6 points and 3.5 rebounds per game and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in public health.


Mighty and the Globetrotters are currently preparing for their 2013 "You Write the Rules World Tour," the North American leg of which will see the team play over 270 games in nearly 240 cities in 45 states and nine Canadian provinces.  More information on the team can be found at www.harlemglobetrotters.com.


(photo provided by Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc.)