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Posted: Tuesday April 25, 2000 01:10 PM
Lisa Fernandez, U.S.
2000 Sydney Olympics softball competition|
| Traveling from: |
Long Beach, Calif.|
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Fernandez continues to prove she is the best all-around softball player in the
world. In 1999, she helped the U.S. team -- as a pitcher, third baseman and at
the plate -- to gold medals at the Pan Am Games and the Canada Cup. She was also
named the Amateur Softball Association/USA Softball Female Athlete of the Year.
In addition to playing for the national team, she helped lead the California
Commotion to its fourth consecutive ASA Women's Major Fast-Pitch National
Championship. A four-time NCAA All-America at UCLA, Fernandez posted a career
93-7 record, along with a .382 batting average. Her .510 senior-season average
| Achievements: |
| 1999 ||Pan Am Games, gold medalist. 3-0 as pitcher, 0.00 ERA. Batted
| 1999 ||Canada Cup, gold medalist. 3-0, with 0.00 ERA. Batted
| 1999 ||ASA Women's Major Fast Pitch National Championships, gold
| 1998 ||World Championships, gold
| 1998 || ASA Women's Major Fast Pitch National Championships, gold
| 1997 ||ASA Women's Major Fast Pitch National Championships, gold
| 1996 ||Olympic Games, gold medalist. 1-1 record. 0.33 ERA. Batted
| 1996 ||ASA Women's Major Fast Pitch National Championships, gold
| 1995 ||ASA Women's Major Fast Pitch National Championships, silver
| 1994 ||World Championships, gold
| 1991 ||Pan Am Games, gold
| 1990 ||World Championships, gold
| Currently: |
The USA is in Italy, touring and playing against the Italian
National Team and other club squads in tournaments. When not competing,
Fernandez works as an assistant coach for UCLA's softball
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