|5 Lana Spitler|
The Rising Junior Completed A Successful Summer Season
The Pirates Recorded Their Fourth Straight Shutout And First Home Win Of The Season Friday Night
The Pirates scored five second-half goals in their largest single-game scoring output since 2005.
Skylar Poole and Kesley Reeves each score in 2-0 victory
2014: Named American Athletic Conference Offensive Player-of-the-Week (9/29)...Started all 21 matches and logged 1,573 minutes in a breakout campaign as a forward during her sophomore season...Amassed 34 shots, tied for the team-high with eight goals and 18 points, had two assists and three game-winning goals on the year...Recorded multiple shots in 12 matches...Took four shots and scored her first goal of the season in just 39 minutes of field time in the win at Francis Marion (9/1)...Scored her second goal in as many games in the win over Davidson (9/5)...Took three shots and played 75 minutes in the win at UNC Greensboro (9/12)...Took two shots in 78 minutes in the scoreless draw at UNC Wilmington (9/19)...Got off two shots and recorded her first assist of the season in the win over Campbell (9/21)...Took two shots, played 81 minutes and scored her third goal of the season in the American Conference opener against UConn (9/25)...Took three shots and scored both goals in her first-career multi-goal game in 70 minutes of action in the 2-0 win over Temple for ECU's first American Conference victory (9/28)...Played 70 minutes and scored her sixth goal of the season -- the game-winner -- at Tulsa (10/9)...Matched a career high with five shots, set a career high with three shots on-goal, played 85 minutes and scored the game-winning goal in the win over SMU (10/19)...Played all 90 minutes and recorded two shots in both games at UCF (10/24) and USF (10/26)...Took two shots and scored a goal in the win over Houston in the first round of the American Conference Championship (10/31)...Played a season-high 91 minutes and recorded an assist on a corner kick that tied the match in the win at Memphis in the quarterfinals of the American Conference Championship (11/2).
2013: Appeared in all 21 games and made 13 starts as a forward during her freshman campaign ... Took 19 shots and had one goal and three assists in 1332 minutes of action on the season ... Made her first collegiate start and recorded her first multi-point game by assisting on both goals in a 2-0 win at Davidson (8/23) in the season opener ... Played a season-high 96 minutes in a 1-1 draw at Elon (8/25) ... Registered three shots and an assist in a 2-1 overtime victory over Western Carolina (9/2) ... Scored her first-career goal and played 67 minutes versus UNC Wilmington (9/6) ... Recorded a season-high five shots in just 52 minutes of field time in a 1-0 win over Florida Atlantic (10/20) ... Named to the ECU Director of Athletics' Honor Roll in the Spring of 2014.
Montoursville High School: Three-time First-Team All-Heartland Conference selection for coach Erin Bennett ... Two-Time team captain (junior, senior) ... Helped Heartland to three-straight conference titles (2010-12) ... District Champions (2011) ... All-State and regional All-America selection in 2012 ... Member of the track team that claimed the 4x800 state relay crown in 2011 ... Honor Roll student.
Club Experience: Played for coach Neil Johnson and the Montgomery United for three seasons (2011-13) ... Member of the Jersey Sky Blues WPSL team under the direction of Erwin vanBemekon in 2013.
Personal: Intended academic major is undecided ... Daughter of Brenda and Lance Spitler ... Has three sisters (Kassandra, Marissa and Brianna).