Concord University is off to a solid start, and Tamra Scott (Central ’17) is playing a key role in the team’s success.

The 5-foot-11 sophomore forward is averaging 6.4 points and 4.3 rebounds per contest. Scott has made two starts for the Mountain Lions and has played in all 13 games.

She is second on the team in shooting percentage (.679). Scott is 36-for-53 from the field. She is fifth on the team in scoring. Scott is also shooting 50 percent (11-for-22) from the free-throw line.

On Jan. 12, Scott had a season-high 17 points, seven rebounds and one block in an 87-69 win over Fairmont State. Scott was 8-for-12 from the field. She is averaging 9.9 minutes per contest. She also has two assists and four steals this season for the Mountain Lions.

Scott also had 12 points and five rebounds in a 90-73 win over Salem on Jan. 3.

In an 83-52 victory over Bluefield State on Nov. 13, Scott had 14 points, a season-high 13 rebounds and one steal. She led the team in rebounding in the win.

The Mountain Lions are 10-3 overall and 5-1 in the Mountain East Conference. They have won five games in a row and are 7-1 at home. They play tonight at Wheeling Jesuit.

GETTING STARTED: John Borst’s (Sherando ’17) wrestling career at Virginia Tech has started.

The redshirt freshman is 8-8 this season wrestling at 285 pounds. In the first meet of the season, Borst wrestled in the Cliff Keen Invitational on Nov. 30 in Las Vegas.

Borst went 2-2 defeating Navy’s Thomas Ott 3-1 and University of Pittsburgh’s Demetrius Thomas by majority decision, 10-2. He lost to the University of Minnesota’s Gable Steveson (16-3) and The Citadel’s Michael Mcaleavey (5-4).

Borst also wrestled in the Southern Scuffle held on Jan. 1 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He went 1-2 in the event. Borst beat Stanford University’s Trevor Rasmussen, 12-3, by majority decision.

Borst is 0-2 in dual meets this season for the Hokies.

The Hokies are ranked 13th in the country. This past weekend they won the Virginia Duals at the Hampton Coliseum. The Hokies will wrestle again on Jan. 25 when they host Pittsburgh.

Contact Tommy Keeler Jr. at tkeeler@nvdaily.com