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21  Kai Clark
Kai Clark

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kapolei, Hawai'i

High School:
Kapolei

Height:
5-9

Position:
Catcher

B/T:
R/R


04/21/2013

Softball Comes Back To Defeat Memphis, 4-3

Kelsi Briggs hits game-winning home run in the bottom of the sixth inning

04/20/2013

Softball Wins 2-1 Thriller Over Memphis

Sarah Christian ties her career-high in strikeouts with seven

04/19/2013

Softball Preview - Games 44-46: Memphis

East Carolina Hosts Memphis in Crucial Conference USA Series This Weekend

04/16/2013

Softball Preview - Game 43: No. 25 North Carolina

East Carolina returns home to host Tar Heels on Wednesday For Strikeout Cancer Game

04/14/2013

Pirates Finish Sweep Of Marshall, 10-4

Kai Clark has a pair of hits including a grand slam

04/29/2012

Marshall Highlights

Watch highlights of East Carolina's 3-0 victory over Marshall on Senior Day.

04/21/2012

Southern Miss Highlights

Watch highlights from ECU's Saturday sweep of Southern Miss.

03/28/2012

UNC Wilmington Highlights

Watch highlights from East Carolina's sweep of UNC Wilmington.

03/24/2012

ECU-UTEP Game 1 Highlights

Watch highlights from East Carolina's 12-4 victory over UTEP.

03/24/2012

ECU-UTEP Game 2 Highlights

Watch highlights from East Carolina's 11-10 victory over UTEP.

01/11/2011

Kai Clark

Kai Clark

As A Senior (2013)
Selected to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ...Played in 51 games with 49 starts (48 as the catcher and one as designated player) ... Tied for second on team with four home runs ... Totaled 28 hits, five doubles, four home runs, 15 RBI and 45 total bases ... Had six multi-hit games and was tied for third on the team with four multi-RBI contests ... Hit .375 in the first inning of games ... Recorded a double against Cleveland State (2/8) ... Picked up a walk, a hit and an RBI on a sacrifice fly against Ohio (2/8) ... Hit her first home run of the season and recorded two RBI and two runs scored against Rider (2/9) ... Drew a walk against Georgetown (2/16) ... Hit .538 (7-for13) at the Pirate Invitational with three doubles ... Recorded a base hit against North Carolina (3/1) ... Had a hit, RBI and run scored against North Dakota (3/3) ... Totaled a hit in the second game against UAB (3/16) ... Had two hits including a home run and two RBI in the second game against UTEP (3/29) ... Picked up a hit and run scored in the final games of the series against the Miners (3/30) ... Had two hits including a double in the second game against UNC Wilmington (4/3) ... Recorded five hits and five RBI in the three-game sweep of Marshall (4/13) ... Hit the first grand slam of her career against the Thundering Herd ... Had a hit and RBI in the first game against Memphis (4/20) ... Hit a dramatic two-run home run to tie the game in the sixth inning against the Tigers (4/21).

As A Junior (2012)
2012 Game-by-Game Statistics
In third season as a starter, blossomed at the plate while turning in best campaign ... Started 35 contests, 32 behind the plate, one as the designated player and first two of career at third base ... Appeared in 38 games ... Set her single-year highs with a .283 batting average (26-for-92) and .380 slugging percentage while striking out a personal-low 19 times ... Ranked third on the team in average and slugging percentage and fourth in home runs (two) ... Hit from sixth through ninth in the order, with one nod also in the four slot ... Batted .353 (six-for-17) when hitting sixth and added a squad-high five runs scored from that spot ... In five games as the nine hitter, posted a .500 average (five-of-10), .700 slugging percentage and drove in four runs ... Led the Pirates with a .333 average (15-for-45) when the bases were empty ... One of only two players to hit .400 or better with two outs, ending at exactly .400 (12-for-30) ... Tallied six multiple-hit contests and three tilts with two or more runs batted in ... Excelled when facing three-ball counts, going 10-for-17, a .588 average ... Finished second on the squad with a .314 batting average in Conference USA action ... Entered the campaign with a .176 career average in league tilts ... Recorded 16 hits during the C-USA season after having 19 through first two years ... Checked in third on the club during league play with a .333 average (six-for-18) with runners in scoring position ... In conference contests, led group with a .444 mark (eight-for-18) with two outs ... Stole three bases against C-USA foes, tied for the most on the team ... ECU's second-leading hitter during road games with a .366 average (15-for-41) ... During the team's 25 victories, hit .343 (12-for-35) and drove in nine runs while scoring eight ... After batting .162 (six-for-37) during the first 27 games of the campaign, bounced back to hit a team-best .364 (20-for-55) during the final 26 ... From April 1 to the end of the year, led the Pirates with a .389 (14-for-36) average ... Finished the season on a five-game hitting streak ... Established career high with four assists versus Virginia (2/10) in season opener and matched it at Alabama (2/25) ... Recorded ECU's first hit at No. 2 Alabama (2/25) with a third-inning single ... Delivered first home run since March 27, 2011, against Pacific (3/9) and matched career best with three RBI in contest ... Hit .444 against UTEP (3/24-25) with four runs batted in and two scored ... During three-game series at UCF (3/31-4/1), led ECU with a .400 batting average and stole first base of the season ... Drove in the contest-winning run in the third contest against Marshall (4/29) ... Scored two runs in game two at Memphis (5/5), the first time crossing home twice since March 28, 2010.

As A Sophomore (2011)
2011 Game-by-Game Statistics
Served as the team's primary catcher, starting at that position for 42 of the squad's 63 games, and experiencing action in 51 contests ... Tallied a career-high six doubles and 25 assists while matching personal best with seven runners caught stealing during the campaign ... Led ECU with 361 putouts, the sixth most in Conference USA ... Finished fifth on the team with 17 runs batted in ... Drove in two or more runs in a game five times and collected four multiple-hit contests ... Five multi-RBI games were tied for the third most on the squad ... Batted from third to eighth in the order, hitting most often in the sixth (15) and seventh (11) slots ... Pirates posted a 10-1 mark (.909 winning percentage) when in the seven hole ... When swinging at the first pitch of an at-bat, hit .333 (two-for-six) ... A pull hitter who recorded 16 of 21 base hits to left or center field ... Excelled in neutral site games, batting a team second-best .313 (five-for-16) with four RBI, three walks and two doubles ... Compiled a .304 (seven-for-23) average during March with a squad-high 11 runs batted in and .565 slugging percentage ... Went two-for-two with two RBI and a run scored against Northern Colorado (3/6) ... Accounted for three of ECU's four runs in series-opening win over Memphis (3/12) ... Drove in game-winning run in Tulsa opener (3/26) with bases-loaded walk and tallied a career-high three RBI in Tulsa series finale (3/27).

As A Freshman (2010)
2010 Game-by-Game Statistics
In the original lineup for 61 of the team's 62 games with 58 starts at catcher and the remaining three as the designated player ... Reached base 40.0 percent of the time (12-for-30) when leading off an inning ... Went three-for-seven with the bases loaded, good for the most hits and second-best average on the squad at .429 ... Drove in 12-of-20 runners (60.0 percent) from third base with fewer than two outs, the third-best conversion rate on the squad ... Collected three multiple-hit games and four two-RBI contests ... Put together a six-game hitting streak (2/19-27), the fifth-longest among Pirate players ... Hit most often in the ninth spot of the lineup, with ECU going 17-4 (.810 winning percentage) in those contests ... Team also went 12-3 (.800 winning percentage) while batting cleanup ... Plated a club second-best six runs from the fourth spot of the order ... Led Conference USA in defensive chances (470) and putouts (446) ... Finished the season with seven runners caught stealing ... Paced the squad in walks with 24 ... Drew two or more free passes in a game five times ... Walked four times at Florida (2/20), becoming the first Pirate to receive four free passes in a contest since Kate Manuse against Marshall March 6, 2005 ... Hit a two-run, game-winning home run against Penn State (2/28) for the first long ball of career.

Kapolei High School
Four-year varsity letterwinner who was a four-time all-Oahu Interscholastic Association (OIA) and all-state selection ... Named Second-Team All-OIA as a freshman and made the first team the other three years ... Honorable mention all-state selection at catcher as a freshman and second-team all-state as a third baseman sophomore and junior seasons ... Capped career by making first-team all-state as a senior third baseman ... Earned one letter in volleyball as a middle/outside hitter ... Honor roll student.

Personal
Academic major is biology ... Daughter of Joe Clark ... Born in Yuma, Ariz.