Lane Gakeler
Lane Gakeler

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Greensboro, N.C.

High School:
Western Guilford

Experience:
1L


05/22/2014

Kirk Captures 88th Carolina's Women's Amateur Championship

Rising Senior Birdie 18th Hole For First CGA Major Championship Title

05/11/2014

Spang Leads Pirates In Final Round Of NCAA's

Sophomore Earns 14th Career Top-20 Individual Finish

05/09/2014

ECU Moves Into Tie For 13th At NCAA Regional

Spang Jumps One Spot To Tie For 28th After Round Two

05/08/2014

Pirates Tied For 18th At NCAA East Regional

Spang Cards Opening Round 72 And Is Tied For 28th

04/22/2014

Pirates Drop To Sixth At C-USA Women's Golf Championships

Skaug and Wolte Tied For 10th At 2-Over Par (146)

Fall 2013
Participated in a pair of events as an individual posting a 78.00 stroke average ... Carded career-best round of 73 at the Lady Pirate Intercollegiate (first round) ... Posted career-low 54-hole score of 233 (17-over) at the Lady Paladin Invitational ... Career-best finish came at the Lady Pirate Intercollegiate (t42nd).

As a Freshman (2012-13)
Played in three events during initial year with the program ... Posted an 18-hole stroke average of 83.83 in six rounds ... Collegiate debut came at the UNCG Starmount finishing tied for 85th (263) as an individual ... Followed that with a 5-over par 77 in the rain-shortened Lady Pirate Intercollegiate claiming a share of 33rd ... Made first career start as part of the five-person team at the Mercedes-Benz Intercollegiate, but finished tied for 90th after a disqualification following the first round ... Finished the event shooting 163 (79-84) on the final two holes ... Carded two rounds of 79 or better ... Posted a 74-205 overall record in three events.

High School (Prep Career)
Two-time NCHSAA regional qualifier (sophomore and senior) ... Named team captain of the guys team as a senior ... Five-time letterwinner at Western Guilford (golf-4, volleyball-1) ... Four-time North Carolina All-State selection ... Won the Peggy Kirk Bell Tour and Four Oaks Championships ... Placed third at the 2011 Peggy Kirk Bell Tour Open Championship ... Took ninth at the North-South Junior Championships 2010.

Personal
Intended major is nutritional science ... Daughter of Dan and Sarah Gakeler ... Has one sibling (Shelby) ... Father played professional baseball making Major League debut in 1991 with the Detroit Tigers ... Beta Club member ... Graduated magna cum laude ... Named to ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll in the Spring of 2013.