Events: 60M (7.73), 100M (12.08w/12.13), 200M (IN: 26.20; OUT: 24.86w/25.20)
Ran both the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes in three home meets during the outdoor season ... Clocked a wind-aided career best of 24.86 (+2.2) for 18th place in the B section 200 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Also placed 12th in the B section of the 100 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold with a wind-legal run of 12.16 (+1.5) ... Opened the outdoor season by running 12.13 (+1.8) for 18th place in the 100 meters and 25.40 (+0.9) for 28th place in the 200 meters at the Battle on the Bayou ... Placed 22nd in the 100 meters (12.16w) and 38th in the 200 meters (25.63) at the LSU Invitational ... Lined up in the 60-meter dash in four meets during the indoor season ... Ended the indoor season by matching her personal-best time of 7.73 for 15th place at the LSU Twilight ... Finished ninth at the LSU High Performance Meet with a time of 7.91 ... Also ran the 60 meters at the Purple Tiger Invitational (7.92) and New Mexico Collegiate Classic (7.83) ... One of LSU's Student-Athletes of the Month by the Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes in April 2016.
Lined up in the 60-meter dash in five meets during the indoor season … Clocked a seasonal-best time of 7.74 for 23rd place in the event at the New Mexico Classic … Followed by running 7.75 in the prelims and 7.86 in the final in a seventh-place finish at the LSU High Performance Meet … Ran 26.58 for 11th place in her only 200-meter race of the indoor season at the LSU High Performance Meet … Also ran the 60 meters at the LSU Indoor Invitational (7.86), Rod McCravy Memorial (7.80) and LSU Twilight (7.83) during the indoor season … Clocked a career-best wind-aided time of 12.08 (+4.6) in a seventh-place finish in the 100-meter dash in her outdoor season debut at the Battle on the Bayou … Posted times of 12.29 (+3.6) for 10th place in the B section at the LSU Alumni Gold and 12.53 (-1.6) for 12th place at the LSU Invitational … Ran a wind-legal time of 26.11 (+0.2) in her only 200-meter race outdoors at the LSU Invitational in the team’s regular-season finale.
Competed in four meets in her debut season with the Lady Tigers in 2014 … Finished in fifth place in the 60 meters (7.73) and eighth place in the 200 meters (26.20) in her only indoor appearance at the LSU Twilight … Clocked a wind-legal personal best of 12.13 (+1.4) in a fourth-place finish in the B section of the 100 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold … Placed 10th in the 100 meters at the LSU Invitational with a run of 12.14 (-0.7) and 15th in the event with a wind-aided run of 12.18 (+2.4) at the Battle on the Bayou … Set a wind-legal PR of 25.20 (+1.6) for 15th place in the 200 meters at the LSU Invitational … Ran a wind-aided seasonal best of 25.19 (+2.2) for 15th place in the B section at the LSU Alumni Gold … Ran 25.45 (+1.1) for 21st place in the 200 meters at the Battle on the Bayou.
PRIOR TO LSU
A standout sprinter as a four-year letterwinner during her prep career at Natick High School in Natick, Massachusetts … Served as captain of her high school team … Helped lead her high school team to three state championships in the state of Massachusetts during her prep career, including back-to-back outdoor state titles in 2012 and 2013 and an indoor state title in 2012 … Also a member of three-straight conference championship teams from 2011-13 … Ran bests of 7.36 in the 55 meters and 12.13 in the 100 meters while at Natick High School.
Full name is Danielle Alecia Mitchell … Born on Dec. 7, 1994 … Parents are Lloyd Mitchell and Sheron Coore … Has three younger siblings, Mikhal, Tyrique and Kayla … Graduated with high honors as an honor roll student during her tenure at Natick High School … Majoring in curriculum and family studies.