Following an outstanding playing career at Washington College, Clare Hofstedt moved to the dugout as an assistant coach for the Shorewomen beginning with the 2016-17 academic year.
Hofstedt was a career .370 hitter for the Shorewomen, hitting .404 with a Centennial Conference-leading 59 hits as a senior. She was a two-time All-Centennial Conference first-team selection and was named her team's Most Valuable Player as a senior. She was also the female recipient of the College's Thomas Reeder Spedden Medal as a senior, presented for academic standing and achievement in athletics. She served as a captain as a junior and senior and helped the Shorewomen to their first-ever Centennial Conference Championship and NCAA Division III Tournament appearance in 2013 and their first-ever first-place finish in the Centennial Conference regular-season standings in 2016.
Hofstedt received a B.A. in Psychology from the College in May 2016.