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    Lana  Van Dyken


    Puyallup, Wash.

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    NC State Softball Runs Past Dayton, 12-3

    Wolfpack earns first mercy rule win of the season


    Pack Softball Drops Hard-Fought Contest at No. 19 LSU, 4-2

    Junior Lana Van Dyken smacks her first homer of the 2015 season


    NC State Lands 230 on ACC Academic Honor Roll

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


    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


    Van Dyken Enjoying Life a Long Way From Home

    Sophomore owns the fourth-highest batting average on the team


    NC State vs. Notre Dame (Game Three)

    Photos from the third game of the series against Notre Dame

    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


    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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