• Yesterday
    Talladega at
    74
    Voorhees College
    54
  • Monday, Dec 5
    Johnson & Wales University at
    55
    Edward Waters
    66
  • Saturday, Dec 3
    LSU - Alexandria at
    59
    Dillard
    98
  • Saturday, Dec 3
    Talladega at
    61
    North Georgia
    70
  • Saturday, Dec 3
    SUNO at
    68
    St. Thomas - Houston
    69
  • Thursday, Dec 1
    Xavier at
    55
    Louisiana-Lafayette
    74
  • Tuesday, Nov 29
    Philander Smith at
    45
    Lyon College
    87
  • Monday, Nov 28
    Edward Waters at
    72
    Johnson & Wales University
    50
  • Saturday, Nov 26
    Philander Smith vs
    59
    LeMoyne-Owen College
    50
  • Saturday, Nov 26
    Concordia College Selma vs
    57
    Tougaloo
    52
    HBCU Classic
  • Saturday, Nov 26
    Talladega vs
    (OT) 81
    Montana State University-Northern
    88
    Jackson, TN Rotary NAIA Invitational host by Freed Hardeman Nov. 25-26
  • Saturday, Nov 26
    Oklahoma City University at
    91
    SUNO
    74
  • Saturday, Nov 26
    Edward Waters at
    68
    Florida Memorial College
    57
  • Friday, Nov 25
    Philander Smith vs
    71
    Concordia College Selma
    76
  • Friday, Nov 25
    Talladega vs
    68
    University of Great Falls
    81
    Jackson, TN Rotary NAIA Invitational host by Freed Hardeman Nov. 25-26
  • Friday, Nov 25
    Dillard vs
    67
    Louisiana State University Shreveport
    77
    Xavier Classic
  • Friday, Nov 25
    Tougaloo at
    66
    LeMoyne-Owen College
    60
    HBCU Classic
  • Friday, Nov 25
    Langston University at
    72
    Xavier
    75
    Xavier Classic
  • Thursday, Nov 24
    Dillard vs
    66
    Langston University
    67
    Xavier Classic
  • Thursday, Nov 24
    Louisiana State University Shreveport at
    61
    Xavier
    69
    Xavier Classic
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.)