CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston Southern women's soccer senior Grace Clark was named CSU Scholar-Athlete for the month of November as announced on Tuesday evening.
"We are excited to begin recognizing one of our student-athletes as Scholar-Athlete of the Month," Athletic Director Jeff Barber said. "Sometimes it's easy to forget that those wearing the Blue and Gold for the Buccaneers are students first. Grace Clark epitomizes the definition of a student-athlete and we couldn't find a better representative to begin this new monthly recognition."
Clark received the accolades after posting a successful collegiate career both on and off the pitch. The Atlanta, Ga. native was named to the Big South's All-Academic Team in 2018. She has posted a 3.96 GPA over her collegiate career while majoring in Elementary Education. Clark also participated in the 2017 NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum last year as a member of CSU's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
On the field, Clark started all 70 games of her collegiate career at center back and was one of the top defenders on the Bucs throughout her career. She was on the field for every minute this season and connected on the game-winning goal in CSU's 2-0 win over Hampton.
Clark helped the Buccaneers post 19 shutouts over her four-year career on the pitch. She added two goals and two assists.
The CSU Scholar-Athlete of the Month program will continue throughout the duration of the academic year.