The George Washington University: Softball

Kara Clauss
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Kara Clauss

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Davie, FL

High School:
Cooper City

Height:
5-6

Position:
P (B-T: R-R)

Major:
Marketing



05/14/2012

Colonials of the Week - GW Softball

Colonials Reach A-10 Title Game for First Time in Program History

05/12/2012

GW Softball Advances to A-10 Title Game with 14-Inning 4-1 Win Over Fordham

Colonials Defeated Saint Joseph's, 1-0, in First Game of Day

05/12/2012

GW Softball Falls to Massachusetts, 3-2, in Atlantic 10 Title Game

Minutewomen Win on Walk-Off Home Run in Seventh

05/10/2012

GW Softball Falls to Top-Seeded UMass, 5-2, in Atlantic 10 Championship

Colonials Will Face No. 6 Saint Joseph's in Friday Elimination Game

05/09/2012

GW Softball Knocks Off Charlotte, 9-2, on First Day of Atlantic 10 Championship

Colonials to Face Top-Seeded Massachusetts on Thursday at 2 p.m. ET

04/03/2011

040311 Softball

George Washington v Temple

2011:Made 21 starts in 28 appearances ... went 12-13, with a 2.38 ERA in 141.1 innings of work ... threw 13 complete games ... matched career-high nine strike outs against St. Bonaventure (3/19) ... shutout Iona, Providence, Saint Louis, and La Salle ... legged out first triple against URI ... had hits in three consecutive games against Princeton and St. Bonaventure.

2010:Stepped into the ace roll for the Colonials as a sophomore ... appeared in 29 games with 24 starts, finishing 5-21 with a 4.63 ERA in 110.1 innings pitched ... batted .151 for the Colonials, getting eight hits, including a double against Army ... threw seven complete games ... struck out a career-high nine La Salle batters (3/17).

2009:Appeared in 15 games with 12 starts in the circle for the Colonials for a 4-7 record ... first collegiate win came in 10-7 complete game victory over UMBC (2/24) ... collected two big eight-inning, one-run wins in back-to-back days (3/13-14) over Long Island and FIU at the South Florida Under Armour Showcase ... also saw playing time at first base, in the outfield and as a pinch hitter.

High School: Helped coach Kerry Kelly's Cowboys get to four district championship games, going 2-2 ... two-time regional runner-ups ... collected many accolades as a senior: Sun Sentinel and Miami Herald all-county first team, 5A-6A Miami Herald Pitcher of the Year, BCAA Senior All-Star team-south.

Personal: Born Kara Marie Clauss on January 19, 1990, in Pembroke Pines, FL ... daughter of Cindy and Robert Clauss ... has one brother, Kyle, and one sister, Corinne ... Member of National Honor Society and a Silver Cord recipient, completing more than 250 community service hours ... received Community Blood Centers of South Florida, Inc., and Becca's Closet scholarships and Senior Scholar Athlete Award ... enjoys running, soccer, volleyball, skim boarding and working out ... marketing major with a focus in sports marketing.

Clauss' Career Pitching Statistics

YEAR
ERA
W-L
App
GS
CG
SHO/CBO
SV
IP
H
R
ER
BB
SO
2009
4.44
4-7
15
12
8
2/0
0
71.0
91
58
45
31
49
2010
4.63
5-21
29
24
7
1/0
0
110.1
168
118
73
38
84
2011
2.38
12-13
28
21
13
4/0
0
141.1
127
62
48
47
88
total
3.60
21-41
72
57
28
7/0
0
322.2
386
238
166
116
221

Clauss' Career Batting Statistics

YEAR
AVG.
GP-GS
AB
R
H
2B
3B
HR
RBI
BB
SO
SB-ATT
SLG%
OB%
2009
.169
26-20
59
3
10
3
0
1
4
5
17
1-1
.271
.246
2010
.151
28-27
53
2
8
1
0
0
1
4
19
0-0
.170
.211
2011
.227
34-26
66
4
15
0
1
0
6
6
20
1-1
.258
.333
total
.185
88-73
178
9
33
4
1
1
11
15
56
2-2
.236
.270
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