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Monica Cecilia Abbott (born July 28, 1985) pitched for the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers softball team from 2004 to 2007. In 2008, Abbott participated in the Beijing Olympics with Team USA. During her senior season in college, she set the record for the most strikeouts in a Division I […]

Monica Abbott
Pitcher
2008


Christie Ambrosi Team USA Fastpitch Softball Olympian 2000
Christie Ambrosi (born December 21, 1976). She attended high school at Blue Valley Northwest High School in Overland Park, Kansas. She competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where she received a gold medal as a member of the American winning team. Christie attended UCLA, where she was All-American […]

Christie Ambrosi
Outfield
2000


Leah O'Brien-Amico Fastpitch Softball Olympian for Team USA
Leah Marie O’Brien-Amico (born September 9, 1974 in Garden Grove, California) is a former All-American, left-handed-hitting softball player from Chino, California. O’Brien-Amico is best known for playing for the Arizona Wildcats (1993–1997, winning three National Championships) and earning gold medals at the 1996, 2000 and 2004 Olympics. Leah O’Brien-Amico interviewed […]

Leah O’Brien Amico
FB/Outfield
1996, 2000, 2004



Laura Berg Fastpitch Softball Olympian Team USA
Laura Kay Berg (born January 6, 1975 in Santa Fe Springs, California) played the position of center fielder. She is one of only four women to have won four Olympic medals in softball, having won a medal at every Olympics the sport was contested. Berg is head coach of the […]

Laura Berg
CF
1996, 2000, 2004, 2008


Gillian Boxx Team USA Fastpitch Softball Olympian
Gillian D. Boxx (born September 1, 1973, in Fontana, California) won an Olympic gold medal as a catcher on the United States women’s national softball team at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. Boxx played collegiate softball at the University of California at Berkeley from 1992 to 1995, where […]

Gillian Boxx
Catcher
1996


Jennifer Brundage Fastpitch Softball Olympian Team USA
Jennifer Brundage (born June 27, 1973 in Orange, California) is an American softball player and Olympic champion. She is currently assistant softball coach at the University of Michigan. She competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where she received a gold medal as a member of the American winning […]

Jennifer Brundage
3B
2000



Crystl Bustos 3-Time Team USA Softball Olympian 1996, 2000, 2004
Crystl “The Big Bruiser” Bustos (born September 8, 1977) is a designated hitter or third base position although on the roster she is a designated player. She is a two-time Olympic gold medalist. She holds the world record for home runs during an Olympic series, with six. Bustos, a Mexican […]

Crystl Bustos
DH/3B
2000, 2004, 2008


Sheila Cornell-Douty Team USA Fastpitch Softball Olympian
Sheila Marie Cornell-Douty (born February 26, 1962 in Encino, California). After graduating from UCLA she played for the Stratford Brakettes from 1988 through 1994. She also competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta where she received a gold medal with the American team. She was also a member of […]

Sheila Cornell-Douty
1B
1996, 2000


Andrea Duran Team USA Fastpitch Softball Olympian
Andrea Duran (born April 12, 1984) is from Selma, California. She won a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics. She played college softball at the University of California, Los Angeles and graduated in 2006. On the Olympic team she played third base and outfield, and she bats and throws […]

Andrea Duran
3B/Outfield
2008



Lisa Fernandez Team USA Fastpitch Softball Olympian
Lisa Fernandez (born February 22, 1971, in New York City) established an Olympic record in softball with 25 strikeouts in a game as a member of the United States Women’s team. Lisa Fernandez interviewed on The Fastpitch TV Show Produced By Gary Leland Lisa Fernandez Answers My 10 Questions: Q. […]

Lisa Fernandez
Pitcher
1996, 2000, 2004


Jennie Finch Team USA Fastpitch Softball Olympian
Jennie Lynn Finch (born September 3, 1980) is an American, former collegiate All-American, right-handed hitting softball pitcher and first-baseman originally from La Mirada, California. She pitched for the Arizona Wildcats, the USA national softball team and the Chicago Bandits. Finch won the 2001 Women’s College World Series and helped lead […]

Jennie Finch
Pitcher/1B
2004, 2008


Tairia Flowers Team USA Fastpitch Softball Olympian
Tairia “Mims” Flowers (born January 9, 1981 in Tucson, Arizona). She played college softball at UCLA, the program with the most national championships in NCAA Division I softball, having won 10 of the 24 National Championships. Flowers currently serves as the head coach for the softball team at California State […]

Tairia Flowers
Utility
2004, 2008



Amanda Freed Team USA Fastpitch Softball Olympian
Amanda Louise Freed (born December 26, 1979) was born in Fountain Valley, California. She went to George S. Patton Elementary, Bell Intermediate, and Pacifica High School in Garden Grove, California. Freed later attended UCLA where she played softball. The UCLA Bruins have one of the best softball traditions in the […]

Amanda Freed
Pitcher
2004


Vicky Galindo Team USA Fastpitch Softball 2008
An american athlete on the USA Softball Women’s National Team where she plays third base and second base. (born December 22, 1983) She also plays for the Chicago Bandits of the National Pro Fastpitch league (NPF). She currently splits time at second base with Lovie Jung. Galindo played for the […]

Victoria Galindo
Infield
2008


Michele Granger Team USA Fastpitch Softball Olympian
Michele Granger (born January 15, 1970) is an American former collegiate 4-time First Team All American, left-handed softball pitcher who was born in Placentia, California. She played four seasons, over 5 years, for the California Golden Bears from 1989-1993. She is a champion at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics for Team […]

Michele Granger
Pitcher
1996



Lori Harrigan-Mack Team USA Fastpitch Softball Olympian
Lori Harrigan (born September 5, 1970), also known as Lori Harrigan-Mack, is an American, former collegiate All-American, right-handed hitting, left-handed softball pitcher originally from Anaheim, California. She was a three-time Olympic Champion as a member of the Team USA winning in 1996, 2000 and 2004. Harrigan played collegiately from 1989–1992 […]

Lori Harrigan-Mack
Pitcher
1996, 2000


Dionna Harris Team USA Fastpitch Softball Olympian
Dionna M. Harris (born 4 March 1968) competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta where she led the USA team in batting average (.409) and received a gold medal with the American team. Harris attended and played softball at Delcastle Technical High School in Wilmington, Delaware and Delaware Technical […]

Dionna Harris
Outfield
1996


Danielle Henderson Team USA Fastpitch aSoftball Olympian
Danielle Henderson (born January 29, 1977) is an American, former collegiate All-American, right-handed softball pitcher and current head coach originally from Commack, New York. She played for the UMass Minutewomen from 1996–1999 and was an Olympic champion for Team USA softball at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. She was also a […]

Danielle Henderson
Pitcher
2000



Lovieanne Jung Team USA Fastpitch Softball Olympian
Lovieanne Jung (born January 11, 1980) in Honolulu, Hawaii, Jung moved with her family to California at a young age. Beginning her collegiate career at Fresno State University, Jung later transferred to the University of Arizona. She was a standout player in college, appearing in two Women’s College World Series. […]

Lovieanne Jung
Infield
2004, 2008


Kelly Kretschman Fastpitch Softball Olympian Team USA 2004, 2008
Kelly Kretschman (born August 26, 1979) is a 4-time collegiate All-American, left-handed hitting softball player originally from Indian Harbour Beach, Florida. She played for the Alabama Crimson Tide (1998–2001) and won a gold medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics and a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She also […]

Kelly Kretschman
Outfield
2004, 2008


Lauren Lappin Team USA Fastpitch Softball Olympian
Lauren Lappin (born 26 June 1984 in Anaheim, California) won a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Lappin attended Stanford University from 2002-2006 playing shortstop and catcher for the softball team and graduated in December 2006 with a degree in American Studies. She also played with the USA National […]

Lauren Lappin
Utility
2008



Caitlin Lowe Team USA Fastpitch Softball Olympian
Caitlin Lowe (born February 6, 1985) is a collegiate 4-time First Team All-American, left-handed hitting softball player originally from Tustin, California. She played for the University of Arizona Wildcats under head coach Mike Candrea and led her team in back-to-back NCAA Women’s College World Series championships in 2006 and 2007. […]

Caitlin Lowe
Outfield
2008


Jennifer McFalls Team USA Fastpitch Softball Olympian
Jennifer Yvonne McFalls (born November 10, 1971) was born in Arlington, Texas, she competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where she received a gold medal with the American team. McFalls played softball in the NCAA with the Texas A&M Aggies. She is now an assistant coach softball at […]

Jennifer McFalls
Utility
2000


Kim Maher Team USA Fastpitch Softball Olympian
Kim Ly Maher (born September 5, 1971 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) is an American softball player and Olympic champion who competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta where she received a gold medal with the American team. Maher played NCAA Division I softball for the Fresno State […]

Kim Maher
Infield
1996



Jessica Mendoza Team USA Fastpitch Softball Olympian
Jessica Ofelia Mendoza (born November 11, 1980) is a collegiate 4-time First Team All-American softball player and sportscaster from Camarillo, California. She played at Stanford University from 1999-2002, and was a member of the United States women’s national softball team from 2004-2010. Mendoza played outfield and owns numerous Cardinal records. […]

Jessica Mendoza
Outfield
2004, 2008


Stacey Nuveman-Deniz Fastpitch Softball Olympian Team USA
Stacy “Nuvey” Nuveman-Deniz (born April 26, 1978) is a former collegiate NCAA Division I 4-time First Team All-American, National Champion winning, right-handed hitting softball player originally from La Verne, California. She played for the UCLA Bruins at the catcher position. She also won two Olympic gold medals and one silver […]

Stacey Nuveman-Deniz
Catcher
2000, 2004, 2008


Cat Osterman 2-Time Fastpitch Softball Olympian Team USA
Catherine Leigh “Cat” Osterman (born April 16, 1983) is a former collegiate 4-time All-American, left-handed softball pitcher originally from Houston, Texas. She completed her college eligibility in 2006 at the University of Texas at Austin, where she was a starting pitcher for the Longhorns. Osterman pitched on the USA Women’s […]

Cat Osterman
Pitcher
2004, 2008



Dr. Dot Richardson Fastpitch Softball Olympian Team USA
Dorothy “Dot” Richardson (born September 22, 1961 in Orlando, Florida) is a physician and former international softball player, and the head softball coach of the Liberty University softball team. Dot Richardson interviewed on The Fastpitch TV Show Produced By Gary Leland Olympian Dot Richardson answers my 10 questions. Written By […]

Dr. Dot Richardson
SS/2B
1996, 2000


Julie Smith Fastpitch Softball Olympian Team USA
Julie Smith was the second baseman for the United States during the 1996 Olympics in Athens. Smith won a national championship with Texas A&M in 1987 before transferring to Fresno State University where she was named to the NCAA first team All-American squad from 1990-1991. In 1991, she was selected […]

Julie Smith
Second Base
1996


Michele Smith Fastpitch Softball Olympian Team USA
Michele Mary Smith (born June 21, 1967 in Califon, New Jersey) went to Oklahoma State University. Michele Smith is a double Olympic Softball Gold Medalist with the U.S. National Team, having played in the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics. In 2006, she was inducted into the ASA Softball Hall of […]

Michele Smith
Pitcher
1996, 2000



Shelly Stokes Fastpitch Softball Olympian Team USA
Shelly Stokes (born 26 Oct 1967, Sacramento, competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta where she received a gold medal with the American team. Stokes played NCAA softball for California State University, Fresno. Shelly Stokes interviewed on The Fastpitch TV Show Produced By Gary Leland This week former Olympian […]

Shelly Stokes
Catcher
1996


Jenny Topping Fastpitch Softball Olympian Team USA
Jenny Louise Topping (born May 30, 1980) is a former collegiate 4-time NCAA Division I First Team All-American, left-handed hitting softball player originally from Whittier, California. She suited up primarily at the catcher’s position for the University of Washington from 1999-2000 and Cal State Fullerton for the seasons 2001–2003. She […]

Jenny Topping
Catcher
2004


Danielle Tyler Fastpitch Softball Olympian Team USA
Danielle M. “Dani” Tyler (born October 23, 1974) competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta where she received a gold medal with the American team. Tyler played softball at Drake University. Danielle Tyler answers my 10 questions. Written by Gary Leland Q. How old were you when you started […]

Danielle Tyler
Infield
1996



Michelle Venturella Fastpitch Softball Olympian Team USA
Michelle Venturella (born May 11, 1973) competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where she received a gold medal. Venturella played NCAA softball at Indiana University. She is currently the head coach of the University of Illinois at Chicago softball team. Michelle Venturella interviewed on The Fastpitch TV Show […]

Michelle Venturella
Catcher
1996, 2000


Natasha Watley Fastpitch Softball Olympian Team USA 2004, 2008
Natasha Watley (born November 27, 1981) is a former collegiate 4-time First Team All-American, left-handed hitting softball player for the UCLA Bruins and USA Softball Women’s National Team originally from Irvine, California. She plays the position of shortstop and first base, and helped the Bruins win a national championship, the […]

Natasha Watley
Short Stop
2004, 2008