8 - Kristen Clark
Kristen Clark
Height: 5-5
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
High School: Monte Vista HS
Position: Outfield

High School
A graduate of Monte Vista High School, Kristen played her freshman softball at The Woodlands High in Woodlands, Texas…She earned varsity letters in all three years at Monte Vista with coach Richard Jorgenson…She was selected to both the All-Easy Bay Athletic League (EBAL) and the All-East Bay First Teams after finishing her senior season with a .438 batting average…She led the Mustangs to North Coast Sectionals every year she was there… As a junior, she was an EBAL first teamer and was selected to the All-East Bay Second Team…She was named to the EBAL Second Team as a sophomore…Kristen eased into her high school playing career as she finished her first season with a .407 batting average and 28 stolen bases…After her lone season with the Highlanders, she led the team to a District 14-5A title and was named the district’s Freshman of the Year, while also earned a spot in the district’s all-first team and all-academic team…She was an honor roll student all four years and was a member of the National Honors Society, the California Scholarship Federation, and the French Honors Society.

Personal
Kristen Barbara Clark was born on 11/4/1994 to parents Morgan and Candace…She names when her travel ball team finished third at the Premier Girls Fastpitch Tournament in 2012 as her most memorable athletic achievement…Her favorite sports teams are the Houston Texans and the Los Angeles Dodgers…She names JJ Watt and Matt Kemp as her favorite athletes…She enjoys watching The Big Bang Theory and How I Met Your Mother…Her top movies are Date Night, Silver Linings Playbook, and A Midnight in Paris…Her favorite author is Harper Lee, while her favorite books are To Kill a Mockingbird and The Help… She enjoys listening to Maroon 5 and Luke Bryan…In her free time, Kristen likes to golf and play the piano…Her nickname is Tex…She has one older sister, Lauren (21)…She plans on majoring in microbiology with aspirations in becoming a microbiologist or researcher.

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