Jade

Clarke

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Forward/Defender
Height: 5'7"
Class: Junior
City/State: Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
High School: RC Palmer Secondary School
Major: Special Education
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017)
Part of LSU's front line rotation as a wide forward with appearances in 17 of 18 matches on the year ... Credited with a career-high three assists for the season ... Earned one start in LSU's 5-0 season-opening win over Mississippi Valley State on Aug. 18 ... Assisted Tinaya Alexander's winning goal in the 17th minute against MVSU in the 2017 opener ... Involved in the build up and credited with an assist on Alex Thomas' match-winner against No. 19-ranked Cincinnati on Sept. 14 ... Also assisted Zoe Higgins' opener in a 3-1 home win over Austin Peay during the non-conference season ... Made two shot attempts on the season, even striking the post within seconds of coming on in the first half at George Washington on Aug. 31 ... Earned her second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
A key contributor for the Tigers in her rookie season in 2016 ... Appeared in all 19 matches on the season while earning 15 starts as a true freshman ... Came off the bench for appearances against 17th-ranked Virginia Tech, College of Charleston, George Washington and Colgate in four-straight matches to open the non-conference season ... Took over the role of LSU's starting left back in a 3-0 win at Indiana on Sept. 2 to kick off the Hoosier Challenge Cup ... Helped the Tigers take home the Hoosier Challenge Cup title with a 2-1 win at defending Big East Champion Butler in Indianapolis on Sept. 4 ... Started 15-straight matches to end the season ... Started all 11 matches in SEC play ... Part of LSU's defensive unit that ended the season with a 1.51 goals against average on the year ... Attempted three shots on the offensive end ... Logged a season-high two shots in a 4-0 home win over Lamar on Sept. 18 in the team's non-conference finale ... Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
An emerging talent in Canada’s youth ranks while playing primarily as a left-sided midfielder … A veteran of the British Columbia Provincial Team during her prep career … Honored as a member of the All-Star Team at the Pacific Challenge Series while playing with the BC Provincial Team … Played club soccer with Surrey United for five seasons, leading the team to the Provincial Cup and Provincial Futsal Championship during the 2013 season … Also played at the Las Vegas Mayor’s Cup at club level with Surrey United … Played two seasons with her high school team at RC Palmer Secondary School … Named her high school’s Junior Athlete of the Year … Coached at the youth level by Michael Hicks and Spiro Pegios.

PERSONAL
Full name is Jade Amber Clarke … Born on Aug. 7, 1998 … Parents are Lisa and Clive Clarke … Older sister, Summer, is a two-time All-SEC striker with the LSU Soccer team … Older brother, Caleb, plays professionally for the Vancouver Whitecaps and with the Canadian Men’s National Team … Has two younger sisters, Ebony and Aliya … An honor roll student at RC Palmer Secondary School from grades 8-12 … Plans to major in special education while at LSU.

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