• Yesterday
    Tougaloo at
    49
    Stillman College
    85
  • Yesterday
    Xavier at
    64
    Dillard
    69
    Bleu Devil Classic
  • Yesterday
    Edward Waters at
    66
    Voorhees College
    56
  • Yesterday
    Talladega at
    70
    SUNO
    62
  • Wednesday, Feb 15
    Stillman College at
    64
    Xavier
    74
    XULA ends Stillman's 14-game win streak
  • Monday, Feb 13
    Dillard at
    72
    Philander Smith
    84
  • Monday, Feb 13
    Edward Waters at
    52
    Talladega
    72
  • Monday, Feb 13
    Xavier at
    79
    SUNO
    67
  • Saturday, Feb 11
    SUNO at
    (OT) 84
    Philander Smith
    82
  • Saturday, Feb 11
    Talladega at
    (OT) 72
    Dillard
    75
  • Saturday, Feb 11
    Edward Waters at
    65
    Tougaloo
    71
  • Saturday, Feb 11
    Xavier at
    61
    Mobile
    52
  • Thursday, Feb 9
    Talladega at
    67
    Philander Smith
    57
    Postponed due to inclement weather
  • Monday, Feb 6
    Dillard at
    58
    Edward Waters
    52
  • Monday, Feb 6
    Tougaloo at
    62
    Talladega
    75
  • Monday, Feb 6
    Philander Smith at
    74
    Xavier
    69
  • Saturday, Feb 4
    SUNO at
    61
    Dillard
    75
  • Saturday, Feb 4
    Xavier at
    54
    Edward Waters
    59
  • Saturday, Feb 4
    Philander Smith at
    65
    Tougaloo
    86
  • Tuesday, Jan 31
    Philander Smith at
    65
    Bacone College
    70
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.)