Softball / Inducted Oct. 10, 2009
Clark pitched for the Titan softball program for two seasons including the 1986 national championship campaign. She won 20 games as a junior and 33 as a senior in 1987 when she won the Broderick Award, presented to the nation's best collegiate softball player. Her career record was 53-7 with an earned run average of 0.37. She still holds the school single-season records for lowest opponent batting average (.086 in 1986) and most strikeouts per 7 innings (8.88 in 1986). Only Kathy Van Wyk (with 35 in 1982) won more games and only Susan Lefebvre (with 34 in 1986) had more complete games (32) in a season than Clark. In career statistics, despite only two seasons, Clark ranks No. 7 in wins, No. 2 in winning percentage (.883) and No. 4 in shutouts (34) and is No. 1 in opponent batting average (.121) and No. 4 in strikeouts per 7 innings (7.31).
The Glendale, Arizona, native graduated in 1987 and gave private lessons locally before beginning her collegiate coaching career as an assistant at Florida State (1990-95). She was hired to launch the softball program at the University of Texas as head coach and in the second varsity season (1998) she had the Longhorns in the Women's College World Series. Her 13-year record at Texas is 509-245-3 (.674).