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#4 Summer Clarke
Position: Forward
Height: 5'7"
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
High School: R.C. Palmer Secondary School
Major: Undecided
Born: 09/15/1995
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Summer Clarke Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 12/20/2013

2013 TopDrawerSoccer.com Freshman Best XI Second Team
2013 Second-Team All-SEC
2013 College Sports Madness First-Team All-SEC
2013 SEC All-Freshman Team
2013 NSCAA Third-Team All-South Region
2013 SEC Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 7)
2013 TopDrawerSoccer.com National Player of the Week (Oct. 8)
2013 TopDrawerSoccer.com Women’s College Team of the Week (Oct. 8)
2013 CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer of the Week (Oct. 9)
2013 TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 100 Freshmen (13)

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
One of the SEC’s most prolific scorers during her freshman season in 2013 … Honored as a Second-Team All-SEC selection and member of the SEC All-Freshman Team by the league’s head coaches with her performance … Also named a First-Team All-SEC performer by College Sports Madness … Named a Third-Team All-South Region performer by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America following the season … Ranked among the nation’s top rookies as the No. 13-ranked freshman in the NCAA in the TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 100 Freshmen list released during the season … Honored by TopDrawerSoccer.com as a second-team selection to its “Freshman Best XI” team for 2013 … Started all 20 matches of her rookie campaign while finishing the season as LSU’s leading scorer … Scored 10 goals and dished out three assists for 23 points on the year … Scored eight goals against SEC competition to tie for the No. 3 spot on the SEC’s scoring charts in league play … Wrapped up the season as the top Tiger with three game-winning goals … Opened her account in her collegiate debut by scoring the game-winning goal in the 37th minute of LSU’s 1-0 season-opening win over Louisiana Tech … Scored five goals and both game-winning goals for the Tigers in an SEC road sweep with a 5-3 win at Arkansas and a 2-1 double overtime win at Alabama in early October … Scored her first career hat trick at Arkansas, including the game-winning goal in the 63rd minute of play … Was the first hat trick scored by an LSU Tiger since former All-American Malorie Rutledge in a 7-0 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Nov. 13, 2009 … Was also LSU’s first hat trick in SEC play since Carlie Banks in a 6-0 win over No. 8-ranked Georgia on Sept. 25, 2009 … Followed by scoring both goals in a 2-1 double overtime win at Alabama, including the game-winning Golden Goal in the 102nd minute … Honored as the TopDrawerSoccer.com National Player of the Week, CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer of the Week and SEC Offensive Player of the Week after scoring five of LSU’s eight goals at Arkansas and Alabama … Also chosen for the TopDrawerSoccer.com Women’s College Team of the Week for her performance … Recorded her third multi-goal game in the SEC season while scoring both goals in LSU’s 3-2 defeat to 23rd-ranked Texas A&M in College Station in the regular-season finale … Twice scored a goal and served up an assist for three points in a 6-0 win over Louisiana-Monroe and 3-2 double overtime win over Mississippi State … Scored a goal in LSU’s 4-2 home defeat to No. 6-ranked BYU during the non-conference season … Assisted Heather Magee’s game-winning goal in a 1-0 home win over Missouri … Fired a team-best 71 shots with 29 shots on goal for the year to lead the Tigers in attempts … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
One of the bright young stars in the Canadian Women’s National Team system … A dynamic striker who joined the NCAA ranks as one of the world’s top young scorers at the Under-17 level … One of three members of Canada’s U-17 Women’s National Team invited to train with the full national team during its December training camp in 2012 … Leading scorer for the U-17 Canadian Women’s National Team during the 2012 season under the direction of head coach Bryan Rosenfeld … Led her country to the quarterfinals at the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup held in Azerbaijan … Scored the game-winning goal in the 51st minute in a 1-0 shutout of Colombia in Canada’s second group play match on Sept. 25, 2012 … Also cracked Canada’s starting 11 in its first group play match against Nigeria and quarterfinal match against North Korea at the 2012 FIFA U-17 Canadian Women’s National Team … Set the Canadian U-17 national record with six goals scored at the 2012 Confederation of North, Central American & Caribbean Association Football Women’s U-17 Championships held in Guatemala … Guided the U-17 Canadian Women’s National Team to a World Cup berth with her effort at the CONCACAF Women’s U-17 Championships as she led the team to a silver-medal-winning second-place finish during the tournament … Identified as one of the top prospects in Canadian football as a four-year veteran of the British Columbia Provincial Team from the U-13 through the U-16 levels … Led British Columbia’s U-16 Provincial Team to a third-place finish at the 2011 Canadian National Championships held in Hamilton, Ontario … Top scorer for British Columbia while leading the team to the Western Canada Games Championship … Coached at the provincial level by the likes of Markus Reinkins, Don Sparks, Ken Garraway and Steve Weston during her developmental years … Joined the U-18 Elite Girls residency program with the Vancouver Whitecaps under the direction of Jesse Symons … Coached at the club level by her father, Clive Clarke, with the Richmond Red Hot Selects … Guided the Richmond Red Hot Selects to a pair of provincial championships at the U-16 and U-18 levels … Also led the club to five-straight metro championships from the U-14 through the U-18 levels … Top scorer in the metro league for three-straight seasons … Also helped her club team earn a berth into the U-16 quarterfinals at the Canadian Club National Championships … Was a member of the TSS Premier Elite Team in the Pacific Coast Women’s League under the direction of Colin Elmes … Also played soccer for her high school team at R.C. Palmer Secondary School.

PERSONAL
Full name is Summer Anne Clarke … Born on Sept. 15, 1995 … Parents are Clive and Lisa Clarke … Has one older brother, Caleb, and three younger sisters, Jade, Ebony and Aliya … Brother plays professional soccer for the Vancouver Whitecaps Football Club and internationally for the Canadian Men’s National Team … Caleb was loaned to FC Augsburg of the German Bundesliga for the 2013 season … An honor roll student at R.C. Palmer Secondary School for three years from the eighth grade through 10th grade … A Super G Award recipient for grades Nos. 1-10 … Honored with Richmond Recognition for outstanding personal achievement and Board of Education certificate of special recognition … Currently undecided on which major she will pursue at LSU.

 

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