Lana Spitler

Teams: Washington Spirit Reserves 2017
Position: Forward
Hometown: Montoursville, PA
College: East Carolina University
Last Club: East Carolina University

2015: Selected to the All-American Athletic Conference Second Team…Named to The American’s Weekly Honor Roll (9/21)…Led the team in shots (64), tied for first in goals (6) and ranked second in assists (4) and points (16)…Had two game-winning goals…Started all 20 matches and logged 1,617 minutes of field time…Played at least 90 minutes in eight matches…Had a three-point game with one goal and one assists in the 2-0 season-opening win over George Mason (8/21)…Recorded her second-career multi-goal game with two in just 70 minutes of action in the 3-0 win at UNC Greensboro (9/6)…Assisted on the game-winning goal in a 1-0 double overtime victory over Western Carolina (9/11)…Recorded her second three-point game of the season with one goal and one assist and set career-highs in total shots (12) and shots on goal (8) in the thrilling 3-2 double overtime win at Charlotte (9/13)…Scored the game-winning goal in the 78th minute of the 1-0 win over Old Dominion (9/20)…Scored her sixth goal of the season in against 18th-ranked South Florida (10/4)…Played a career-high 110 minutes in a scoreless draw at Temple (10/11)…Registered her fourth assist of the season in the 3-0 win over Memphis (10/25) in the home finale.

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 4×800 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).

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