Meharg on Lane:
"Michelle suffered an injury in the spring and could not compete. She is willing to learn and put forth the effort in becoming a contributing member to this team as we contend to repeat as national champions. We will rely on Michelle to use her natural speed on the field and continue to bring out the best in her teammates mentally."
United State Field Hockey Association (USFHA) Region VIII Futures participant in 2007...also played in the U-19 USFHA National Indoor Tournament in 2006 and 2007 as a member of the Capitol Pegasus Club squad.
As a sophomore in 2009:
Saw action in seven of the Terrapins' games, including at No. 14 Duke...part of Maryland defensive unit that allowed one goal or less in five of the seven games she saw action in...part of team that earned program-best 23-1 record and first 18-0 regular season record...member of ACC Championship team and NCAA national finalist team.
As a freshman in 2008:
Saw action in six games...contributed to a defense which recorded three shutouts in games in which she appeared and allowed just four goals in those six games.
A three-year field hockey letterwinner at Colonial Forge High School...received first team Commonwealth All-District honors in 2006 and 2007 as a midfielder and defender, respectively...also garnered first team all-region as a junior...two-time second team all-area in her final two seasons...Colonial Forge Most Valuable Player as a senior, helping the squad earn the No. 2 seed at the district tournament...named an all-star at the East Coast Field Hockey Camp in 2006...also a member of the Eagles' swim team as a junior and senior.
Majoring in letters and sciences at Maryland...received the Commonwealth District Academic Award as a high school junior...daughter of Debbie and Len Lane, both of whom attended the University of Maryland...has a younger brother, Michael (16) and two sisters - Melissa (21) and Maria (14)...Michelle Elizabeth Lane was born in Silver Spring, Md., on March 30, 1990.
LANE'S CAREER STATISTICS