University of Iowa Athletics
C/OF

#12 Kate Claypool

Height 5-3
Class Jr.
B/T R/R
Hometown Des Moines, Iowa
High School Roosevelt

2020 as a sophomore (season cut short due to Coronavirus)

  • Saw action in eight games with five starts.
  • Tallied hits against East Carolina and Portland State.
  • Scored four runs.

2019 as a freshman

  • Saw action in 29 games with 14 starts in the outfield
  • Notched her first career hit against Morgan State on Feb. 23
  • Recorded a triple and run scored against Northwestern on March 30
  • Tallied a double against Nebraska on April 24

High School

  • Four-time Roosevelt High School Most Valuable Player
  • 2018 All-State honoree
  • Two-time All-District performer
  • Two-time first team All-Conference performer
  • Two-time second team All-Conference
  • 2018 Academic All-State honoree
  • Led the conference in 2018 with an OBP of .669 and was third in Iowa 5A
  • Also was on the varisty swimming team, basketball team, and track team
  • Played club ball with Iowa BLITZ
  • High school coach was Erin Mussett
  • Club coach was Owen Hunter

Personal

  • Born Oct. 6, 1999
  • Daughter of Megan and Adam Claypool
  • Has two brothers, Finn and Henry
  • High school valedictorian
  • Chemical engineering major