23 - Claudia Harke
Claudia Harke
Height: 5-11
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kimberly, Wis.
High School: Kimberly
Position: P
Bats/Throws: L/L

In 2012 (Junior): Claudia appeared in 19 games and started in seven as part of the pitching staff for the Golden Eagles... in her 61.2 innings pitched she struck out 53 batters and recorded a win while only giving up 30 walks... had an ERA of 2.72, the second highest for the team... led the pitching staff with 10 games finished... named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll list for the 2012 spring semester.

In 2011 (Sophomore): Claudia led the Golden Eagles with an ERA of 3.78 in 25 pitching appearances...she struck out 45 batters in 75 innings pitched and recorded a win..pitched five scoreless innings against Austin Peay (4/30) striking out five and allowing just two hits while picking up the victory...named to the OVC Commissioner's and TTU Athletic Director's Honor Rolls for the second consecutive year. 

In 2010 (Freshman): As a freshman, Claudia made 24 appearances in the circle…in 49.2 innings pitched, she posted 48 strikeouts en route to two wins…she also had eight plate appearances where she coaxed two walks…named to OVC Commissioner’s and the TTU Athletic Director’s Honor Rolls.

High School: Claudia was an outstanding pitcher in high school with a 54-13 career record, including a 23-3 record her senior year...led Kimberly High School to a regional championship in her final season, striking out 252 batters in 194 innings with a 0.39 ERA...batted .512 with 22 RBIs in the campaign, helping her to be named first-team all state and the Wisconsin Softball Gatorade Player of the Year.

Personal: Claudia Rose Harke is the daughter of Ron and Nancy Harke of Kimberly, Wis…birthday is September 12, 1990… majoring in economics/pre-law.