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#4 Summer Clarke
Position: Forward
Height: 5'7"
Class: Senior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
High School: R.C. Palmer Secondary School
Major: Kinesiology
Born: 09/15/1995
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Summer Clarke Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 11/21/2014

2015 Second-Team All-SEC
2015 NSCAA Second-Team All-South Region
2015 TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 100 (95)
2015 LSWA First-Team All-Louisiana
2015 Stomp in the Swamp Offensive MVP
2015 Battle on the Bayou All-Tournament Team
2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013 Soccer America Second-Team All-Freshman
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)
2013 LSWA First-Team All-Louisiana
2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

JUNIOR SEASON (2015)
Reestablished herself as one of the top strikers in college soccer with her performance as a junior in 2015 … Earned her second career Second-Team All-SEC selection after first being named an All-SEC performer as a freshman in 2013 … Honored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America as a Second-Team All-South Region selection following her junior season … Ranked as the No. 95-ranked player nationally by TopDrawerSoccer.com for the 2015 season … Also recognized by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association as a First-Team All-Louisiana performer … Started all 19 games in which she appeared on the season … Ended the season as the team’s second-leading scorer with seven goals and a career-high five assists for 19 points on the year … Tied for the No. 9 spot on the SEC’s goal scoring charts for the season with her seven goals … Also tied for the No. 10 position on the league’s scoring charts with 19 points on the year … Attempted 45 shots with 18 shots on goal for the season … Scored the team’s first goal of the 2015 season in the 24th minute of LSU’s 2-1 season-opening win at Oregon on Aug. 21 … Fired home each of the first two goals of the match inside the opening 10 minutes of a 4-0 home win over Indiana on Sept. 6 en route to being named the Offensive Most Valuable Player at LSU’s “Stomp in the Swamp” … Also scored two goals in the 5-1 win over Marquette in the team’s regular-season finale on Sept. 20, including the game-winner in the 28th minute of play … Added an assist in both matches against Indiana and Marquette to equal her single-game high for the season with five points … Opened the scoring in a 4-3 win over Georgia on Sept. 17 to hand the Tigers their first SEC win of the season … Helped the team go on to finish seventh on the final SEC table with a 5-4-2 mark and 17 points in league play … Added the opening goal in the first half of LSU’s 3-2 extra time defeat at Alabama on Sept. 11 to open the conference season … Assisted Jorian Baucom’s game-winning goal in the 70th minute of a 1-0 victory over Minnesota on Aug. 30 to close out the team’s “Battle on the Bayou” … Named to the All-Tournament Team for the event with her performance … Added an assist on Gabriela Maldonado’s game-winning goal in the 18th minute of a 2-1 victory over No. 2 seed Missouri in the quarterfinal round at the SEC Tournament … Helped to spark the Tigers to an appearance in the SEC Tournament semifinals for the first time since 2010 … Voted an All-SEC performer by the league’s head coaches despite missing the last four league matches of the regular season with an ankle injury suffered in the fourth minute of LSU’s 2-1 defeat at 12th-ranked Florida on Oct. 11 … Rewarded for her efforts in the classroom with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season ... Earned her third varsity letter with the Tigers.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014)
Followed her breakout freshman season as one of the most prolific strikers in the Southeastern Conference during her sophomore season in 2014 … Started all 20 matches for the Tigers while leading the team’s front line … LSU’s second-leading scorer during the campaign while scoring seven goals and a team-leading four assists for 18 points in her 20 appearances … Scored two goals and dished out two assists for six points in 11 starts in SEC play … Scored the game-winning goal in the 23rd minute of LSU’s 2-0 shutout at Mississippi State for its first SEC victory of the season … Also found the scoresheet in the 75th minute of a 3-3 home draw with Arkansas in conference play … Bagged a brace in LSU’s 6-2 victory over in-state rival Northwestern State during the non-conference season … Two goals scored against the Trojans was her fourth career multi-goal game with the Tigers … Also scored goals in a 3-0 home victory over Nicholls, a 4-3 road win at BYU and a 2-1 road defeat at Marquette in the non-conference season … Assisted Fernanda Pina’s match-winner in the eighth minute against Nicholls … Also recorded assists in home matches against Troy, Arkansas and Alabama … Recorded 36 shots with 15 shots on target on the season … Set season highs with five shots and three shots on target in LSU’s season-opening 2-0 win over Troy … Also recorded three shots on goal against Mississippi State … Was named a first-team selection on the College Sports Madness Preseason All-SEC Teams released prior to the start of the 2014 season … Honored for her academic effort with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the first time in her collegiate career … Earned her second varsity letter.

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 … Also a Second-Team All-Freshman selection nationally by Soccer America ... 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 seven 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 … Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll following the season ... 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 Women’s World Cup … 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 … Majoring in kinesiology with a concentration in human movement.

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