Stacey Nuveman-Deniz
Catcher
2000, 2004, 2008


Stacey Nuveman-Deniz Softball Olympian Team USA 2000, 2004, 2008Stacy “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 medal for Team USA. She holds the Pac-12 career records for batting average, RBIs, home runs and slugging percentage; she simultaneously holds the NCAA career record for intentional walks (81). Nuveman-Deniz is also one of six NCAA players to possess a career .400 batting average along with at least 200 RBIs, 50 home runs and an .800 slugging percentage.

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A Few Accomplishments

• Olympic Silver Medalist (2008)
• World Cup Champion (2006)
• Two-time World Champion (2002 & 2006)
• Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist (2000 & 2004)
• Two-time Pan American Gold Medalist (1999 & 2003)

National Team Experience

2008
• Silver Medalist at 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China

2006
• Member of the World Championship team
Hit .241 (7-for-29) with three homeruns and eight RBI with nine starts behind the plate
• Led the USA to its first World Cup title
Scored the winning run in the championship game vs. Japan with a solo home run in the fourth

2005
• Gold medalist at Pan Am qualifier
• Silver medalist at Japan Cup
• Silver medalist at World Cup
Hit .429 (3-17) with four RBI, three runs and two homeruns

2004
• Gold medalist at Olympic Games in Athens, Greece
Hit .313 (5-16) with two homeruns and five RBI; posted no errors in 46 chances at catcher

2003
• Gold medalist at Pan American Games

2002
• Gold medalist at ISF World Championships
Hit .409 (9-22) with nine RBI and three runs

2001
• Gold medalist at U.S. Cup

2000
• Gold medalist at Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia
Hit .365 during pre-Olympic tour, with 10 home runs and 28 RBI

1999
• Gold medalist at Pan American Games
Hit .474 including three home runs

1995
• Gold medalist at Junior Women’s World Championship

At UCLA

• NCAA all-time career leader in home runs (90) and slugging percentage (.945)
• Four-time NFCA First-team All American
• Three-time Pac-10 Player of the Year (1999, 2001-02), second player ever to accomplish the feat
• Inaugural USA Softball National Collegiate Player of the Year (2002)
• Led UCLA to four Women’s College World Series appearances
• Graduated in 2002

Other

• Member of PFX Tour (2006 & 2007)
• Member of Arizona Heat of the National Pro Fastpitch League (NPF) (2005)