Where did Caitlin Clark grow up? Quick facts about the Hawkeyes star

Who is Caitlin Clark?

She’s the star of college basketball that has drawn national attention to the sport and toppled records in the process.

She’s the recipient of numerous awards that speak to her impressive skill such as the Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year and the Associated Press’ National Player of the Year.

She’s Iowa’s very own who has amassed fans of all ages and backgrounds, responsible for a commonality that connects so many — love for Clark.

That’s just some of the answers you can expect to get in response. Here’s what else to know about the Iowa women’s basketball player as her college career comes to an end.

What are some of Caitlin Clark’s achievements across NCAA men’s and women’s basketball?

Iowa Hawkeyes guard Caitlin Clark (22) defends against LSU Lady Tigers forward Angel Reese (10) in the first half during the final round of the Women's Final Four NCAA tournament at the American Airlines Center on April 2, 2023 in Dallas, Texas.

It’s a long list, but some of her collegiate basketball career highlights are:

What is Caitlin Clark’s scoring record?

March 3: Caitlin Clark reacts as confetti rains down during Iowa's senior recognition after playing Ohio State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa. Clark broke Pete Maravich's all-time NCAA scoring record in the Hawkeyes' 93-83 win.

Clark made history by surpassing “Pistol” Pete Maravich’s all-time NCAA Division I career scoring record of 3,667 points when the Iowa women beat Ohio State on March 3. She’s reached 3,685 points, breaking the record set by Maravich during his college career at LSU from 1967-70.

What is Caitlin Clark majoring in?

Grand Marshal Caitlin Clark waves during the University of Iowa Homecoming parade, Friday, Oct. 6, 2023, in Iowa City, Iowa.

The college basketball star is majoring in marketing at the University of Iowa, according to an article from the university’s Tippie College of Business in 2023.

Where did Caitlin Clark grow up?

Clark grew up in West Des Moines. She attended Dowling Catholic High School in West Des Moines.

More:Leistikow: How lifelong Iowan Caitlin Clark grew into a must-watch basketball star

How tall is Caitlin Clark?

The Iowa women’s basketball star is 6 feet tall, according to the University of Iowa’s basketball program.

First appeared on www.desmoinesregister.com

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