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Alexa Spaanstra

F/M
Position
5'5''
Height
Junior
Class
Brighton, Mich.
Hometown
Brighton HS
High School

2019 SEASON
• All-ACC Second Team selection
• Named to the ACC Championship All-Tournament Team
• Tallied 18 points with three goals and a team-leading 12 assists
• Turned in a career-high four assists against Liberty (8/25)
• Only the third UVA player to tally four assists in a single game
• Hit game-winning goal vs. UC Irvine (8/23) in the season opener
• Assisted on game-winning goal vs. William & Mary (9/12)
• Also assisted on game-winning goal vs. No. 9 Duke (11/3) in ACC Tournament quarterfinal
• Assisted on both goals in ACC Tournament semifinal win over No. 5 FSU (11/8)
• CoSIDA Academic All-Region first team selection
• Named to the preseason watch list for the MAC Hermann Trophy
• Named a VaSID first team selection
• Named to Women’s Soccer All-ACC Academic Team
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018 SEASON
• Named an All-Region First Team selection by the United Soccer Coaches
• Named an All-ACC Third Team selection
• Named to the ACC Championships All-Tournament team
• Named to the Best XI Freshman Team by Top Drawer Soccer
• Missed the season-opener after duty with U20 USWNT in 2018 FIFA U20 World Cup
• Started all 21 matches in which she played
• Tied for the team lead in goals (9) and assists (6) and led the team in points (24)
• Hit game-winning goals vs. Syracuse (10/18) and Monmouth (11/9)
• Four of her six assists were on game-winning goals
• Assisted on winner vs. Cincinnati (8/19), at No. 12 Duke (9/23), at Louisville (10/4), and Louisville (10/28)
• Three games with goal and an assist – vs. Wake Forest (9/30), at Notre Dame (10/7) and Louisville (10/28)
• Played 1,409 minutes, including a season-long 98 minutes vs. Texas Tech (11/16)
• Named to the ACC Women’s Soccer All-Academic Team

PREP AND CLUB CAREER
• Ranked No. 7 player nationally by TopDrawerSoccer
• Two-time All-American (2016, 2017)
• Member 2016 U17 Women’s World Cup Team
• Won the CONCACAF Championship with the U17 Women’s National Team
• Won the 2017 ECNL U17 Championship with Michigan Hawks
• Two-time ECNL Runner-Up with Michigan Hawks in 2015, 2016
• 2014 ECNL Champions with Michigan Hawks
• Also lettered in track and field

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Andrea and Scott Spaanstra
• Has a younger brother, Scott
• Father, Scott, played basketball at Northern Michigan
• Mother, Andrea, ran track at Aquinas College
• Uncle, Brent Klassen, played basketball at Bowling Green
• Major: Psychology