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    Lana Van Dyken

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Puyallup, Wash.

    High School:
    Rogers

    Position:
    3B

    B/T:
    L/R


    08/07/2014

    NC State Lands 230 on ACC Academic Honor Roll

    ACC Players of the Year Andrew Colley and Nick Gwiazdowski are among the honorees

    06/27/2014

    State Softball Places Three on ACC All-Academic Team

    Kirsty Grant and Emily Weiman each claim their third consecutive selections, while Lana Van Dyken garners her first

    04/07/2014

    Van Dyken Enjoying Life a Long Way From Home

    Sophomore owns the fourth-highest batting average on the team

    05/19/2013

    Pack Softball Falls 7-0 to #5 Tennessee; Ends Season at 35-20-1

    Tennessee scores its seven runs in the first four innings to eliminate the ACC champion Wolfpack and win the NCAA Knoxville Regional.

    05/18/2013

    Pack Softball Loses 1-0 Heartbreaker in 12 Innings to No. 5 Tennessee

    Sophomore pitcher Emily Weiman goes the distance in the longest postseason game in both NC State and Tennessee history. An 11th-inning, run-scoring triple ended the classic pitcher's duel between Weiman and Tennessee's Ellen Renfroe. The Pack played a second game later Saturday night.

    2014: One of only three players on the team to start all 54 games, all of which were at third base ... Recorded a career-best batting average of .361, the third highest for a single season ... Collected 53 hits, including six doubles, a triple and two home runs ... Had 14 multi-hit games and five multi-RBI contests ... Tallied four three-hit performances ... Hit her first home run of the season against East Carolina, a walk-off blast in the bottom of the 11th inning to lift the Pack to a 5-4 win ... Smacked her other round-tripper of the year in the Wolfpack's 5-4 win over Georgia in the NCAA Regional ... Swiped eight bases on the season, including a career-high three stolen bases against Lehigh which tied the school record for most stolen bases in a single game ... Had her best performance of the year against Georgia in the regional as she was 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBI ... Compiled a slugging percentage of .456 and an on-base percentage of .424

    2013:Started in 54 games, seeing action primarily as the Pack's third baseman ... Collected 33 hits, including a home run against Georgetown ... Scored 22 runs and recorded 13 RBIs ... Also had six multi-hit games ... Went 3-for-4 at the plate against Virginia, hitting two doubles and a triple ... Compiled a seven game hit-streak from the Elon contest on April 24 to the ACC Championship game against Florida State on May 11

    Prep: Four-year starter at Rogers High School for coach Jacy Ramsey ... Versatile player who could see action at shortstop, second base or third base ... Helped her team to a 21-9 record as a senior and its fourth consecutive berth into the state 4-A tournamen ... As a junior, hit .586 with six doubles, seven triples and 27 RBIs ... Two-time all-conference selection and two-year team captain ... Served as a ballgirl for MLB's Seattle Mariners ... First in family to attend college ... Daughter of Paul and Katie Van Dyken ... One sibling, brother Justin


    Career Statistics

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    Van Dyken's Single Game Highs
    H 3, 5x (Last vs. Georgia 5/17/14)
    2B 2, vs. Virginia 4/20/13
    3B 1, 2x (Last at Charlotte 5/3/14)
    HR 1, 3x (Last vs. Georgia 5/17/14)
    TB 7, vs. Virginia 4/20/13
    RBI 4, vs. FAMU 4/12/14
    R 2, 7x (Last at Charlotte 5/3/14)
    BB 3, 2x (Last vs. Virginia 3/1/14)
    HBP 1, 2x (Last vs. Virginia 3/1/14)
    AB 5, vs. Tennessee 5/18/13
    SB 3, vs. Lehigh 2/21/14
    PO 4, 2x (Last vs. Albany 2/23/14)
    A 5, 4x (Last at North Carolina 4/26/14)

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