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April 6, 2012
CONTACT: K.E. Schwab

SRU graduate earns Plum Sports Hall of Fame honor

ATLANTA - Cara Yannotti-Clayton, a 2004 Slippery Rock University elementary education graduate and a member of the Plum High School class of 2000, is among the eight members named to the Plum Sports Hall of Fame.

Yannotti-Clayton finished her varsity high school girls soccer career at Plum as the program’s all-time leading scorer with 117 goals. She also holds the single-season record for goals with 43 and the girls long-jump record in track and field.

At SRU, she played three seasons for head coach Noreen Herlihy and finished her career ranked seventh in career assists with 18, tied for eighth in career goals scored with 22 and ranked ninth in career scoring with 62 points.

Yannotti-Clayton is also tied for ninth in single-season points with 31 on 13 goals and five assists in 2001. That single-season goals total ranks eighth in Rock women’s soccer history.

The class will be inducted at a Nov. 8 Edgewood Country Club banquet. Tickets are $40.

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