Clare was born in Christchurch, but grew up in Rupert, Idaho, and attended Stanford University, one of the best women's college basketball programmes in the United States. She played in 96 games for the Cardinal from 2002-07, earning Pac-10 All-Academic honours. Since graduating, Clare has made late bid for a spot on the Tall Fern roster for the Beijing Olympics.
Clare's Games History
Olympic Summer Games Beijing 2008
Preliminaries Group B - Match 54 - NZL V USA 60-96Preliminaries Group B - Match 37 - B5 V NZL 59-90Preliminaries Group B - Match 28 - NZL V CHN 63-80Preliminaries Group B - Match 13 - NZL v B5 62-85Preliminaries Group B - Match 02 - MLI v NZL 72-76