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On Campus Notebook: Lane off to fast start at George Mason University

Davina Lane

Davina Lane (Sherando ’17) has started her collegiate track and field career at George Mason University off on the right foot.

Lane has had strong showings in her first two indoor track meets this season.

The freshman placed sixth in the women’s 60-meter hurdles on Jan 12-13 in the 2018 Navy Winter Invitational Track and Field meet held at the U.S. Naval Academy.

Lane had a time of 9.09 seconds and won her heat in the event. The University of South Carolina’s Milan Parks won the event in a time of 8.63.

Lane also participated in the 400-meter dash and finished ninth in a time of 1:00.16. Lane won her heat for that event as well.

George Mason hosted its season-opener, the Father Diamond Invitational, on Jan. 6.

Lane placed sixth in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.14. James Madison University’s DeAna Forbes won the event with a time of 8.61.

The women’s meet was won by Navy with 201 points, followed by George Mason with 125.

SENIOR SUCCESS: Rze Culbreath (Millbrook ’13) is having a solid season for the University of Pikesville, located in Georgetown, Kentucky.

The Bears’ men’s basketball team is having a very strong season and Culbreath has played a key role in the success.

Culbreath is averaging 8.7 points, 1.9 assists and 1.3 steals per contest. Culbreath is shooting 49.2 percent (60-for-122) from the field. He is also shooting 26.5 percent (13-for-49) from 3-point range. Culbreath is 23-for-33 (69.7 percent) from the free-throw line.

Culbreath scored a season-high 16 points and 4 assists in an 88-84 win against Shawnee State (Ohio) College on Jan. 6. Culbreath was 6-for-11 from the field and had 3 steals in the game.

The 6-foot guard also had a season-high 6 assists against Bethel College (Indiana) on Nov. 10. Culbreath also had 14 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals in the 92-69 victory.

Culbreath has started in 15 of the team’s 18 games.

The Bears started the season off 16-0, before losing their last two games. They are 1-2 in the Mid-South Conference. The Bears play at Campbellsville University (Kentucky) on Thursday.

SHEPHERD SHOOTER: Former Sherando standout Lauren Reed (Millbrook ’15) is making the most of her sophomore season at Shepherd University.

Reed has played in all 16 games for Shepherd’s women’s basketball team.

The 5-foot-9 guard is shooting 44 percent (22-for-50) from 3-point range. Reed is second on the team in 3-point percentage and her 22 3-pointers are third-best for the team. Reed is averaging 4.6 points per game for the Rams.

Reed had a season-high 12 points on Nov. 6 in a 65-53 win against U.Va-Wise. Reed was 4-for-6 from 3-point range in the game. Reed has started two games for the Rams.

She is also shooting 39.7 percent (23-for-58) from the field. Reed is also 5-for-6 (83.3 percent) from the free-throw line.

The Rams are 8-8 this season and 4-6 in the Mountain East Conference.

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