Lady Bears muster up another comeback, but this time rally falls short
Strickland, Stearns heroes in Baylor's 7-2 win over Florida State; Canion will start vs. UK
Senior LHP becomes first, first-team all-America in school history
Lady Bears return to WCWS for first time since 2011; matched up with No. 5 seed Florida
Smith's homer keys four-run first for BU, Canion continues dominance
2013 (JUNIOR) Played in 53 games and started 45 ... Hit .248 in 109 at bats ... Scored 17 runs with eight doubles and three homers ... Drove in 20 runs and drew 18 walks with an on-base percentage of .366 ... Led the Lady Bears with eight sacrifice hits ... Threw out nine runners attempting steals ... Allowed just four passed balls as Baylor's primary catcher ... Had seven multi-hit games including two games with three hits vs. Pacific (2/15) and vs. Purdue (3/9) ... Hit her first career grand slam in an NCAA Regional Tournament game loss to Texas A&M (5/18).
2012 (SOPHOMORE) Appeared in 47 games, making 45 starts ... Led team with 20 RBI and six multi-RBI games ... Tied for team lead with three home runs ... Totaled four pickoffs and threw out six runners in 22 chances ... Career-best four RBI vs. Belmont (2/11) ... Hit three-run home run against Northwestern State (2/21) ... Had two-run home run vs. No. 14 UCLA (3/3) ... Went 3-for-4 with a double and RBI vs. SFA (4/4) ... Recorded two-run homer at No. 16 Texas A&M (4/24) ... Two RBI vs. No. 8 Texas (5/1).
2011 (FRESHMAN) Tied for second on team with six home runs ... Tied for third with six doubles ... Threw out 16 of 34 runners that tried to steal ... Appeared in 48 games and made 45 starts ... Picked up RBI in her first career at-bat with a bases-loaded walk against Illinois (2/11) ... Went 2-for-2 with home run and two RBI at Northwestern State (2/21) ... Had a two-run home run in a win over Fresno State (3/6) ... Went 4-for-6 with a double and three RBI in a doubleheader at North Texas (3/16) ... Collected two-run blast at Texas Tech (4/6) ... Had a two-home run game in a win at Iowa State (5/1).
HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from William T. Dwyer High School in Palm Beach, Fla. ... Four-year letterwinner that led her team to back-to-back district championships ... Named to the 2010 Florida Athletic Coaches Association all-star team ... 2010 first-team all-state honors ... Led team to 5A state semifinals ... Guided her team to the 2008 and 2010 regional championship ... Was a 2009 first-team all-area selection by the Palm Beach Post ... 2007, 2008 and 2009 honorable mention all-state ... Played for Gold Coast Hurricanes ... Also a standout on the basketball court where she was named an ESPN Rise player to watch.
PERSONAL Full name is Clare Glenn Hosack ... Born Jan. 23, 1992, in North Palm Beach, Fla. ... Parents are Loren and Kaye Hosack ... Has one brother, Ian ... Majoring in health sciences.