Kelly Kretschman
2004, 2008

Kelly Kretschman Softball Olympian 2004, 2008Kelly 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 played in the National Pro Fastpitch with the Stratford Brakettes and currently plays with the USSSA Pride. She owns numerous records for the Tide. She is one of select NCAA Division I players to bat .400 with 300 hits, 200 runs and 100 stolen bases.


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A Few Accomplishments:

• Olympic Silver medalist (2008)
• Gold medalist at Pan American Games (2007)
• World Cup Champion (2007)
• Olympic Gold medalist (2004)
• Alternate on 2000 Olympic Gold Medal Team

National Team Experience

• Silver Medalist at 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China
• Retired from USA Softball after Gold Medal game, leaving behind cleats and a great USA Softball career

• Hit .474 (18-for-38) during the summer with 13 RBI, two homeruns, a triple and three doubles and 15 runs scored
• Gold medalist at Pan American Games
• World Cup Champion
Hit .346 (4-for-11) at the World Cup with two RBI and one homerun
• Second on the team at the Canada Cup with a .632 average and 12 hits; scored 10 runs with 11 RBI

• World Cup Runner-up
Third on the team with a .429 (3-for-7) average with one RBI

• Gold medalist at Olympic Games in Athens, Greece

• Led USA Softball Elite Team to Canada Cup gold medal
Hit team high at Canada Cup at .355 with 11 hits and six RBI

• Alternate on U.S. Olympic Team

At Alabama

• Three-time First Team All-SEC
• Four-time NFCA All-American
• Member of the All-Women’s College World Series Team (2000)
• Honda Award Nominee for Nation’s Top Softball Player of the Year (2001)
• During freshman season, led NCAA in homeruns (25) and slugging percentage
• Graduated in 2001


• Member of NPF Washington Glory (2007 Champions)
• Member of the NPF Akron Racers (2005 Champions)
• Member of the NPF Connecticut Brakettes