Clare Burnum

Clare Burnum

Player Profile


Canby, Ore.

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OREGON STATE: (2002) Played and started all 65 games on the year…64 of her 65 starts were at third base…earned second team All-Pacific-10 Conference honors…was the lone player to start every game on the season…one of the most consistent batters over the course of the season…finished second on the team with a .296 batting average and 58 hits…led the squad with 17 doubles, two triples and 25 walks…her 17 doubles rank in a tie for first in the OSU single-season record book and were tied for second-most in the Pac-10…hit two triples against San Jose State (Mar. 3) in the CSUF Worth Tournament, tying the OSU single-game record…tied for the team-lead with 17 multiple hit games…had 11 hits, including seven doubles over the first five games of the year…tied for the team-lead with a 10-game hitting streak from Mar. 10-Apr. 6…hit first career home run against Southern Utah (Feb. 3) after going a perfect 2-for-2 from the plate….had another home run against Portland State (Apr. 23) with a two-run shot to right field…homered in consecutive games with a lead-off blast in the second game of the double-header with Portland State (Apr. 23)…matched the OSU single-game record with two doubles in two different contests, San Diego (Feb. 2) and Saint Mary's (Feb. 3)…finished the season-opening tournament at Southern Utah going 9-for-12 from the plate over a span of four games…seventh inning leadoff double against No. 6 Washington (May 3) sparked the Beavers to victory…in three games against San Jose State, went 7-for-11 from the plate…led the team in stolen bases with 10 in 13 attempts…totaled a .966 fielding percentage with 48 putouts and 121 assists.

(2001) Played in 66 games with 63 starts…Spent most of the season at second base…Earned honorable mention All-Pacific-10 Conference accolades…Finished the season batting .253 with 47 hits and 29 runs scored…Ranked second on the team and tied for seventh in the Pac-10 in doubles with 11…leads the Beavers with 12 two-out RBI…ranks third on the team in stolen bases with eight in 10 attempts…has a .959 fielding percentage with 94 putouts and 95 assists…was a perfect 3-for-3 from the plate with two runs scored against Saint Mary's (Mar. 14)…went 2-for-4 from the plate with 3 RBI, including the game-winner against No. 12 Washington (Apr. 22)…nine games with multiple hits…five multiple RBI games.

(2000) Redshirted after transfering from Nebraska.

NEBRASKA: (1999) Played in the fall, but did not see action in the spring.

CANBY HS: Three-time all-state selection... Had a .420 career batting average in high school... Was named the Pac 7 Conference Most Valuable Player her junior year... Was Canby's Female Athlete of the Year her junior and senior years... Lettered in volleyball three times and was a two-time all-league pick in that sport.

PERSONAL: Born in Oregon City... Daughter of Judy and Dub Burnum... Has one brother, Paul... Law Enforcement major... Chose OSU "to be closer to home to get my education."

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