|21 Cassie McClure
KINGWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year starter for Kingwood High School in the Houston area ... one of the top players in the state at both the plate and in the circle ... will see time at both with the Red Raiders ... helped lead Kingwood to the class 5A state title game as a senior ... Mustangs fell to Lewisville, 3-2, in the title game despite a strong performance from McClure ... finished 4-for-6 in the state tournament with a home run ... drove in five RBI in the state semifinal win over Deer Park ... was also solid in the circle as well, making the start in both games ... Kingwood ended the year 35-4 overall ... named the Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA) Softball 4A-5A Player of the Year for 2013 ... an all-state selection by both the TGCA and Texas Sports Writers Association (TSWA) ... earned MVP honors of District 13-5A ... was previously the MVP of District 14-5A as a junior and District 19-5A as a freshman ... District 14-5A Offensive Player of the Year as a junior ... was a first team all-district selection all four years ... honored on the All-Greater Houston Area first team as both a junior and senior ... named the team MVP all four years with the varsity ... finished her prep career hitting over .440 with 30 home runs, nine of which that came as a junior and 10 as a senior ... Kingwood's single-season and career leader in home runs ... hit over .400 during all four seasons ... effective in the circle with a 23-3 record and 1.24 earned-run average as a senior ... ended her prep career 79-41 in the circle ... selected to the TGCA All-Star Game in 2013 ... played alongside current teammate Sydni Emanuel in the game ... member of the Texas Impact Gold travel team that was annually one of the best in the nation ... Triple Crown All-American ... played with another current teammate Brittany Lee in the Triple Crown All-American game prior to enrolling at Tech.
Cassie McClure ... born to parents Tony and Debbie McClure ... is an only child ... father works for Exxon Mobil while mother is self-employed ... taking courses to prepare for nursing school ... also a psychology minor ... hopes to eventually work as a nurse practitioner in an emergency room.