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Kerri (Kerber) McClain

Inducted 2016

Larkin High School Class of 1991

Biography

Kerri (Kerber) McClain is inducted into the Elgin Sports Hall of Fame for softball. Kerber was an important part of the Larkin teams that won regional titles in 1990 and 1991. Kerri was named to All-Conference teams in 1990 and 91, selected to All-Area teams in 1989 and 1991, and was All-Area Honorable Mention in 1990. In addition, she was picked for the Chicago Tribune-Coca Cola All-Star Team in 1991. Kerber also played for the Elgin Big League softball team that won the state championship in 1992 and went on to the Central States Regionals. She attended Northern Illinois University and made the softball team as a walk on, playing for the varsity for three seasons (1994-1996). During that time, Kerri made the All-Midwestern Collegiate Conference Second Team for the 1995 season. The following year, she had a .333 batting average and led the team in RBI, playing a key role in NIU's conference championship. Kerri was named to the All-Midwestern Collegiate Conference First Team in 1996 as well as the Midwestern Collegiate Conference All-Tournament Team. Additional honors included being named 1996 MCC Player of the Year and to the All-Great Lakes Region Second Team.