Genesee's Softball Coach Inducted into SUNY Brockport's Athletic Hall of Fame

Genesee Community College is pleased to announce head Softball coach and sports information director, Kristen Clark will be inducted into the SUNY Brockport Golden Eagle Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, September 26, 2009. The highly decorated coach and athlete will be inducted for her performances in Basketball, Softball and for her participation in the 2003 Women’s Basketball team.

Kristen joined Genesee’s Athletic department in 2004 as the head coach of the Lady Cougar Softball team. She is a 2003 graduate of SUNY Brockport with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration degree and 54 credits towards a sports management concentration. She received her Master’s degree from California University of Pennsylvania.

While at Brockport, Kristen was a two-sport athlete in Basketball and Softball, where she was an All-American and broke many school records. These included career records with best Earned Runs Average (1.18), most games pitched, most wins (69), and most strikeouts (639) for the Eagles Softball team. For the basketball program she holds most points in a season (596), highest scoring average in a season (20.6), second career all time leading scorer (1780), and second career all time rebound leader.

Kristen was also nominated for the 2004 College Sportswoman of the year and was inducted into the J.P. Morgan Chase Basketball Tournament Hall of Fame. She has also earned State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Women's Basketball Player of the Week honors multiple times.

“Personally, I would say that Kristen is incredibly hard-working and a role model not only for the women on the College’s softball team, but for all athletes,” Becky Dziekan, Genesee’s director of Health and Physical Education said. “I think Genesee Community College is very lucky to have her on staff.”

Previous to joining the Cougar team, Kristen was the assistant basketball coach at Brockport where she helped with recruiting, planning and fundraising throughout the season. She currently sits on the SUNY Brockport Alumni Association Board. Kristen was recently married to David Schuth and together they reside in Spencerport, NY.

For further information please contact Margaret Sisson, Athletic Director at Genesee Community College at 585-343-0055 x6239.


Editor’s Note: A photograph of Kristen (Clark) Schuth is available at: Clark_softball.jpg