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UNC Softball BIO
10 Lori Spingola
Spingola Spingola 723898


 

Junior Season: Tallied her second 30-win season with a 30-15 mark • Named to the 2013 All-ACC team and ACC Pitcher of the Week three times (2/19, 2/26 and 4/9) • Started 44 games in the circle and totaled 283.1 innings, both taking over the top spot in UNC individual-season history • Finished with a 2.50 ERA, holding batters to a .220 mark • Fanned 304 and tossed 32 complete games, recording five shutouts and combining for three more • Had a no-hitter and was one walk away from a perfect game against North Dakota State (2/21) • Tallied six games with 10 or more strikeouts, recording a season-high 14 in a win over Pittsburgh (2/17) • Named to the 2012 All-ACC Academic team.

Sophomore Season: Named to the All-ACC first team and was recognized as the ACC Pitcher of the Year • Broke the single-season school record for wins (33) and innings pitched (269.2), and tied the school record for starts (40) and appearances (49) • Struck out an amazing 333 batters • Finished with an ERA of 1.87 and an opponent’s batting average of .189 • Pitched 33 complete games • Had two no-hitters vs. UNLV on March 9 (5-0) and vs. South Carolina on March 21 (8-0), and combined with Constance Orr for a no-hit game vs. Longwood on Feb. 22 (16-0).

Freshman Season: Named to 2011 All-ACC First Team and ACC All-Tournament Team • Tied the single season school record for wins (27) and broke the single-season record for innings pitched (267.1) • Pitched a perfect game Feb. 27 vs. Penn State, recording six strikeouts • Tossed second career no-hitter May 13 against Boston College with 11 strikeouts • NFCA National Player of the Week March 1 and four-time ACC Pitcher of the Week • Notched 10 or more strikeouts in six outings • Struck out 14 batters in a win over UNC Wilmington Feb. 23 • Posted an ACC-best nine wins in a league-high 15 starts • Tossed 11 complete-game shutouts.

Prep: Three-time all-state performer in Georgia • Named the GHSA pitcher of the year, Georgia Dugout Player of the Year and Pitcher of the Year en route to leading Marist to two 4A State Championships in 2007 and 2008 • Won the 2010 ASA National Championships pitching in every win for East Cobb Bullets.

 

Personal: Majoring in public relations • Participates in the Richard A. Baddour Carolina Leadership Academy as part of the Veteran Leaders program • Named to UNC Dean's List • Her father played baseball at IUP • Born June 25 in Chapel Hill, N.C. • The daughter of Frank and Lindy Spingola • Has one brother, who plays baseball at Georgia Tech, and one sister.

Spingola's Career Statistics:

Year W-L SV ERA APP-GS CG SHO/CB IP H R-ER BB SO WP
2011 27-16 2 1.73 48-39 31 11/2 267.1 194 80-66 60 285

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2012 33-12 1 1.87 49-40 33 13/2 269.2 184 94-72 88 333 4
2013 30-15 1 2.50 48-44 32 5/3 283.1 230 115-101 102 304 13
Career 90-43 4 2.04 145-123 96 29/7 820.1 608 289-239 250 922 21
Position: Pitcher
Height: 5'11"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: Marist
UNC North Carolina Softball


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