The National Fastpitch Coaches Association honored 160 Division I teams.
The Friars hit three consecutive homeruns to start the third inning against Georgetown in game three of the series.
The Friars defeat the Hoyas 4-1 in game one and fall 7-5 in game two.
The Friars will play their first game of the Hoya's three-game series at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 20.
The Friars improve to a 9-1 record against non-conference teams outside of tournament play this season.
AT PROVIDENCE: 2012: Made 31 appearances and started 23 games as a pitcher ... Led the team in wins with nine and had a team-best 91 strikeouts ... Led the team with 156.2 innings pitched ... Also led the team with 18 completed games ... She recorded two shutouts including a nine-run win over Florida Atlantic on March 11 and a three-run victory against Georgetown on April 21 ... Recorded her first save in a 4-3 victory against St. John's on March 28, 2011 ... Posted a 3.80 ERA ... 2011: Made 34 appearances and started 28 games as a pitcher ... Finished tied for the team lead with 11 wins and a team-best 127 strikeouts in 169.1 innings pitched ... Also led the team with four shutouts and 18 complete games ... In 15 BIG EAST games, she recorded five wins, including one shutout ... 2010: Made 28 appearances and started 16 games as a pitcher ... Had 71 strikeouts in 126.2 innings pitched ... Finished with eight wins and a 3.04 earned run average.
COOPER CITY HS: Earned letters in softball, soccer and volleyball at Cooper City ... Was team captain of the softball team (2007-09) ... Recorded 121 strikeouts, hit five home runs and had 17 RBI in 2009 ... Named Miami Herald and Sun Sentinel First Team All-County, Miami Herald Pitcher and Player of the Year and earned the Navy Seal Award for Courage ... Helped her team win District, Regional and State championships in 2009.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Cindy and Rob Clauss ... Has one brother, Kyle and one sister, Kara, who was a pitcher at George Washington University... A Health Policy and Management major.
CLAUSS' CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS
YR ERAW-LAPP GS CG SHO IP H R ER BB SO HR AVG
2010 3.91 8-11 26 16 13 2126.213972 55 43 71 10 .276
20115.4711-143428184 169.1186 1231037212714.271
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