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#14 Nicole Spangler
Position: First Base
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
City/State: Kirkland, WA
High School: Lake Washington HS
College: Warren
Major: Management Science
Experience: 3 Letters
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AS A SENIOR IN 2013
Started in 54 of her 55 appearances… Holds a team-best .347 batting average… Posted a team-high 13 doubles over the course of the season with a single-game high two against Western Oregon… Led the team with 256 putouts… Compiled two hits, one RBI and 20 putouts at the NCAA West 1 Regional in Arcata, Calif. May 10-11… Finished her senior year with 52 hits, 11 runs, 27 RBI, 13 doubles, one triple and nine assists... Received NFCA All-West Region First Team, Daktronics, Inc. All-West Region Second Team, and All-CCAA First Team honors... Also received California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Player of the Week honors on Feb. 4.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2012
Made 57 starts in her 67 appearances as a junior ... Batted .325 with seven doubles and 35 home runs ... Hit the game-winning home run to give the Tritons a 1-0 victory over Cal State Dominguez Hills, her single home run of the season (3/9) ... Finished with 10 runs, 35 hits and 19 RBI ... Received All-CCAA Tournament Team honors.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011
Appeared in 40 games as a sophomore, hitting .238 (15-for-63) with five runs scored and nine RBI ... Had three hits, two runs, four total bases and a stolen base against Humboldt State (3/5) ... Notched an RBI triple in the seventh inning to provide an insurance run in a 3-0 win over Division I-foe University of San Diego (2/23) ... Appeared twice in the NCAA Tournament.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010
Ranked third on the team in batting average (.283), hits (36), on-base percentage (.383) and RBI (19) ... Started 42 of 48 games in which she appeared ... Had the second-most walks on the team with 21 free passes ... Tallied seven multi-hit games and four multi-RBI contests ... Voted "Rookie of the Year" by her teammates after the season ended.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2009 graduate of Lake Washington High School in Kirkland, Wash. ... Helped softball squad to a 52-29 overall record during her high-school career ... Led LWHS to a 19-9 record and its first-ever 4A playoff berth as a senior (2009) ... Hit .375 with a .489 on-base percentage during the 2009 season with the Kangaroos ... Earned Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) KingCo 4A and LWHS Coaches honors ... Also competed for the Absolute Blast (2008-09), the Washington LadyHawks (2005-08) and the Bellevue Blast.

PERSONAL
Born Aug. 1, 1990 in Bellevue, Wash. ... Parents are Steven and Patricia Spangler ... Father played baseball at Westmont College ... Has an older brother named Sean and a younger brother named David ... Majoring in management science at Warren College ... Minors in accounting ... Winning Nationals with UCSD is her most memorable softball moment ... Favorite UCSD memory is dancing in the parking lots before games to her and her teammates' favorite music ... Reading, going to the beach, and listening to music are among her hobbies ... Favorite pro sports team is the Seattle Seahawks ... Ken Griffey Jr. is her favorite athlete ... The Hunt for Red October is her favorite movie ... Has "Souled Out" by Lecrae on her playlist ... Steak and mashed potatoes is one meal she would eat for the rest of her life if given the chance ... Her high school pastors, mentor and past coaches are among the greatest influences in her life ... Career goal after graduating from UCSD is to become involved in the finance aspect of businesses ... Hopes to also work with special-needs children and teach them sports.

CAREER HITTING STATISTICS 

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD%
2010 .283 48-42 127 11 36 3 0 0 19 39 .307 21 0 23 0 .383 1 1 1-3 12 13 5 .833
2011 .238 40-17 63 5 15 2 1 0 9 19 .302 8 3 14 1 .347 1 1 1-1 0 0 0 .000
2012 .215 65-57 163 10 35 7 0 1 19 45 .276 20 7 22 4 .325 1 7 0-0 369 12 6 .984
2013 .347 55-54 150 11 52 13 1 0 27 67 .447 18 1 20 0 .413 3 2 1-2 256 9 4 .985
Totals .271 208-170 503 37 138 25 2 1 74 170 .333 67 11 79 5 .367 6 11 3-6 637 34 15 .934
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