Dillard Alumnae Ariel Mitchell Signs with Harlem Globetrotters
Dillard University alumnae and women’s basketball standout Ariel Mitchell has signed with the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, the university today announced. Mitchell, a Louisiana native and all-conference player, will hold a press conference on Friday in DU’s Dent Hall to formally announce the signing.
Ariel “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.
Mitchell is the 11th woman to sign with the Globetrotters in the team’s 86-year history as global basketball ambassadors.