Lena Silano

#24 Forward

Status Active
Position Forward
Home Town Agoura Hills, Calif.
Age 02/28/2000
Height 5'7"
College Long Beach State
Pronouns She/Her
Acquired Drafted by the Spirit, 2023 NWSL Draft
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Career Summary



Named Big West Offensive Player of the Year and earned First Team All-Big West and First Team United Soccer Coaches All-West Region honors. Ranked #69 overall in NCAA by TopDrawerSoccer. Started all 21 matches she appeared in, totaling 16 goals (tied for single-season program record) and six assists in 1,684 minutes of action. Tallied a hat trick at UC San Diego on October 13 and four braces (September 4 against San Diego, September 18 against UC Riverside, October 16 against CSUN and October 30 against UC Santa Barbara). Silano took 89 shots with 39 coming on target and converted all three penalty kicks she attempted.


Named to the United Soccer Coaches All-West Region Second Team and the Big West All-Conference First Team … Started all 18 games up front for the Beach … Led the team with 25 points, 11 goals, 74 shots, and 35 shots on goal … Ranked tied for fifth in the nation with six game-winning goals … Altered the LBSU single-season record books, ranking second in game-winning goals, third in shots, fifth in goals, and seventh in total points … One of just nine players in program history with double-digit goals in a single-season … Notched three multi-goal games, scoring twice against SDSU, UC San Diego, and Cal State Fullerton … Her 10 shots against Montana are tied for third-most in a single-game in program history … Scored her first career goal in the upset win over No. 8 Pepperdine … Played a career-high 110 minutes against CSU Bakersfield and scored the game-winner with 29 seconds left in double overtime.


Season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic; granted extra year of eligibility.


Played in all 17 games, making two starts … Tied for third on the team with 19 shots during the season … Had an assist in the second game of the season against Penn State … Took four shots in back-to-back games against Drexel and Ole Miss … Played a season high of 47 minutes against BYU


Appeared in six matches during her first season at the Beach … Recorded a shot on goal in her collegiate debut against San Diego State (Aug. 26) … Played a season-high 21 minutes in LBSU’s 6-0 win over St. John’s on Sept. 7.

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