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#15 Catherine Clavin
Position: Utility
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
City/State: Poquoson, Va.
High School: Poquoson
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2013 as a junior:

  • Appeared in 44 games, starting 10 and served as the team’s primary pinch hitter
  • Collected 12 hits in 56 at-bats, adding two doubles and a triple
  • Contributed four runs, six RBIs, five walks and two hit-by-pitches
  • Had a two-run triple in the Dukes’ NCAA Tournament game against North Carolina State

2012 as a sophomore:

  • Appeared in 17 games, including makes nine starts at catcher for JMU
  • Hit .129 with a .250 on-base percentage and a .226 slugging percentage
  • Contributed four hits, two runs, one RBI, one home run and four walks in 31 at-bats for JMU
  • JMU Athletic Director Scholar- Athlete

2011 as a freshman:

  • Made collegiate debut against Bucknell as a pinch hitter
  • Recorded her first collegiate hit and RBI against Bucknell
  • Collected her first career home run with a solo home run in 6-5 loss to St. John’s
  • Had a two-out, game-tying single in the bottom of the 7th in JMU’s 13-12 win over St. John’s
  • Had two hits, a run and a RBI in series against Hofstra
  • Went 2-for-3 in game two against Towson

High school

  • Four-time All-District and All-Region selection.
  • Four-time Daily Press All-Star.
  • Three-time All-State honoree, including a First Team selection in 2010
  • As a senior was the District and Region Player of the Year
  • Helped lead Poquoson High School to three district championships and two region championships.

Personal

  • Catherine Clavin
  • Daughter of Joe and Carol Clavin
  • Enjoys going to the beach, listening to music and hanging out with friends
Career Stats

Yearavggp-gsabrh2b3bhrrbitbslg%bbhbpsogdpob%sfshsb-attpoaefld%
2011.... .265 29-18 49 4 13 0 0 1 9 16 .327 1 3 16 0 .321 0 2 0-0 0 0 0 .000
2012.... .129 17-9 31 2 4 0 0 1 1 7 .226 4 1 5 0 .250 0 0 0-0 57 1 0 1.000
2013.... .214 44-10 56 4 12 2 1 0 6 16 .286 5 2 13 1 .302 0 0 0-0 1 4 0 1.000
TOTAL... .213 90-37 136 10 29 2 1 2 16 39 .287 10 6 34 1 .296 0 2 0-0 58 5 0 1.000

 What do you love most about JMU?

The extremely friendly people

What is your major/minor?

Cultural Communication

What is your favorite place to eat on campus?

E-hall

Most people don’t know that I … ?

Played volleyball my sophomore year of high school and got the most improved award

What will be your “walk out” song/songs for 2014?

1.       I’m Shipping Up to Boston- Dropkick Murphy’s

2.       Kitty Kat – Minnesota

What is your favorite …
Food:
Guacamole
Movie:
The Great Gatsby
TV Show:
Girls
Song:
Do Ya Thang by Rihanna
Athlete:
Beyonce (it tajes serious athletics skill to dance and sing how she does at the same time)
Holiday:
St. Patrick’s Day

What is one personal goal you have for the 2014 season?

Play every game like it’s my last and have fun!

What are your favorite hobbies away from softball?

Anything outdoors; hiking, kayaking, etc.

What is your favorite memory of JMU softball?

Getting the bid last year at O’Neill’s

What is the best advice you’ve ever received?

Starve the ego, feed the soul

What is the one thing everyone at JMU should do before graduating?

Do something that takes you outside of the JMU bubble

What is your ideal vacation?

Amsterdam or San Diego

If not softball, what other sport would you want to play at JMU?

Basketball

If you could have dinner with any three people in the world, who would they be?

My grandpa Thomas (Mom’s side), Beyonce, and Steve Jobs