Position
Sprints
Height
5'7
Class
Senior
Hometown
Natick, Mass.
Major
Curriculum & Family Studies
High School
Natick HS

Events: 60M (7.73), 100M (12.08w/12.13), 200M (IN: 25.58; OUT: 24.86w/25.20)

CAREER CAPSULE
Graduated from LSU in May 2017 with a degree in child and family studies.

2017
Matched her personal-best time in the 60-meter dash at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic where she ran an altitude-adjusted time of 7.73 for 20th place in the qualifying round … Also set her indoor PR in the 200 meters at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic with an altitude-adjusted 25.58 for 41st place in the event … Also lined up in the 60 meters at the LSU Twilight (7.80), Auburn Invitational (7.89) and Purple Tiger Invitational (8.03) during the indoor season … Ran the 100-meter dash in three meets during the outdoor season … Clocked a seasonal-best all-conditions time of 12.14 (+5.8) at the inaugural SEC Relays, placing 13th in the heats … Ran a season-opening wind-legal time of 12.25 (+1.0) for an 11th-place finish at LSU’s Battle on the Bayou … Tied for 21st place in the B section of the 100 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold with a time of 12.37 (+1.8).

2016
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.

2015
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.

2014
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.

PERSONAL
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.

 

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