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On Campus: Skyline grad Neeb going strong at university

By Tommy Keeler Jr.

Keaton Neeb (Skyline '08) is off to another strong start at Campbellsville (Ky.) University.
He's helped lead the Tigers to an 8-1 record. In a win over the University of the Cumberlands on Sunday, Neeb went 2 for 3 for the Tigers with two RBIs. Campbellsville swept Cumberlands this past weekend.

Neeb also went 2 for 4 with an RBI against Cumberlands in a 12-2 victory on Saturday.
The senior has five RBIs this season, while playing in seven games.

Campbellsville is 3-0 in the Mid-South Conference. Neeb did not play in the team's only defeat, a 2-1 loss to Indiana University Southeast. The Tigers have won six games in a row.

Neeb hit .333 last year, and was a first-team all-conference selection for the Tigers.

SOARING HIGH: Erin Drumheller (Sherando '11) had a solid first season at Mary Washington University.

The sophomore guard started in 18 of the team's 27 games and helped lead the team to a 20-7 record.

Drumheller transferred this year from Fairmont State and made an immediate impact with the Eagles.

In a 55-39 win over Salisbury College on Jan. 30, Drumheller had six points, six assists and three rebounds for the Eagles.

The Eagles finished 10-2 in the Capital Athletic Conference, with their only losses coming to Marymount University.

In the CAC tournament championship game, Drumheller had three rebounds, two steals and an assist. The Eagles fell in the tourney final to Marymount, 53-42. Drumheller had three points, and they came at a critical time. Her 3-pointer with around six minutes left in the game helped cut the lead to 41-37. Marymount then went on a 12-5 run to close out the game.

Drumheller finished the season averaging 23.1 minutes per game. She shot 37 percent from the field, and 31.2 percent from 3-point range. Drumheller was tied for second in assists per game, at 1.7. She also averaged 2.1 points and 2.6 rebounds per game.

RUNNING REBEL: Seumas O'Reilly (Warren County '12) is making the most of his freshman season at the University of Mississippi. O'Reilly finished 23rd in the 5,000-meter run at the Southeastern Conference indoor track and field championships in Fayetteville, Ark., this past weekend.

O'Reilly had a time of 8:45.94 to lead the Rebels. Ole Miss finished 11th with 22 points in the men's meet.

He finished 17th in the 5,000 meter-run in the Meyo Invitational on Feb. 2, held at the University of Notre Dame. He finished the race in 8:34.34, which was the top time for the Rebels.

Contact Assistant Sports Editor Tommy Keeler at 540-465-5137 ext. 155, or tkeeler@nvdaily.com


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