Junior defender Jarred Clark recaps Bears' 2-0 win over SBU
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Spring 2013, Fall 2012, Spring 2012, Spring 2011, Fall 2010, Spring 2010
2013: Played in nine games, despite fighting through two seperate injuries...Found the starting lineup in the home win against Belmont (Oct. 8)...Played a season high 33 minutes in the Bears' victory over Nebraska-Omaha (Sept. 1)...Recorded two shots on the season, both on target, and finished with a perfect shots on goal percentage.
2012: Joined senior Ben Griffiths as a team captain for the 2012 season...Appeared in all 17 matches and started every game except for Senior Night...Ranked fourth on the team in minutes played (1426)...Recorded an assist in MSU's 1-1 draw with Belmont (Aug. 24) in the season opener...Helped anchor the Bears' backline that tied a school record for fewest goals allowed in a single season (14)...Led the Bears' defense to five consecutive shutouts from Aug. 28 - Sept. 9...Finished the season with five shots and two shots on goal.
2011: Played in 13 matches after missing the first five games due to injury...Cracked the starting lineup four times: Saint Louis (Sept. 24), Oral Roberts (Sept. 27), Central Arkansas (Oct. 8) and UMKC (Oct. 18)...Was one of four Bears to record a multi-goal performance last season...Powered Missouri State's 3-0 shutout victory over Evansville with back-to-back goals in the first 10 minutes of the second period.
2010: Started the first six games in his second year with the program...Earned his first letter before suffering a season-ending injury against Tulsa (Sept. 21)...Recorded an assist to Heath Melugin against Louisville on Sept. 18.
2009: Redshirted his first season on campus.
Background: A three-year starter and four-year letterwinner at Chamblee (Ga.) High...Led the Bulldogs to a 3A state championship with 10 goals and 18 assists as a junior...During his sophomore season, he tallied eight goals and 10 assists, along with an Elite 8 appearance and a 15-6 season...As a freshman, the team finished 14-4 and was state runner-up in class 4A...Outside of soccer, he earned a letter in football serving as the Bulldog's kicker his senior year.
Personal: Jarred James Clark is the son of Randy and Amy Clark...Born January 29, 1991, in Atlanta, Ga...Majoring in entrepreneurship.