Who was on the 2008 Olympic softball team?

United States

  • Monica Abbott.
  • Laura Berg.
  • Crystl Bustos.
  • Andrea Duran.
  • Jennie Finch.
  • Tairia Flowers.
  • Victoria Galindo.
  • Lovieanne Jung.

How many USA athletes went to Beijing?

224 athletes
More than 220 athletes will represent the United States at the Olympics in Beijing, making it the largest delegation at the Games, according to data from the International Olympic Committee as of Friday morning ET. The U.S. brings a total of 224 athletes.

What did Lisa Fernandez do?

American softball player Lisa Fernandez helped lead the U.S. women’s national softball team to three consecutive Olympic gold medals (1996, 2000, and 2004). Known for her great all-around ability, she set individual Olympic records as both a pitcher and a hitter.

What team did Lisa Fernandez play on?

the UCLA Bruins
Long Beach, California, U.S. Fernandez starred on both sides of the plate for the UCLA Bruins from 1990 to 1993, and was two-time national champion and four-time first team All-American. She continues to hold the UCLA records for career shutouts, WHIP and winning percentage.

Who won the 2008 Olympic softball?

Japan took home the gold medal Tuesday, stunning the U.S. softball team 13 years after the Japanese defeated the Americans at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The Japanese team beat the Americans 2-0 at the Yokohama Baseball Stadium.

How many softball teams were in 2008 Olympics?

Softball at the 2008 Summer Olympics

Softball at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Pictogram used to identify softball at the 2008 Games
Venue Fengtai Softball Field
Dates August 12–21
Teams 8

Where is Shaun White from?

San Diego, CAShaun White / Place of birth

Which country is sending 222 athletes to the Olympics?

The United States
BEIJING, China — The United States sent a record 222 athletes to the Winter Olympics in Beijing.

Where did Lisa Fernandez go to high school?

Saint Joseph High School
University of California, Los Angeles
Lisa Fernandez/Education

How fast does Lisa Fernandez pitch?

U.S. Softball team pitcher Lisa Fernandez throws a 65mph.

Where is Lisa Mariendez from?

New York
I was born in New York, I’ve had it.

Did Japan beat USA in softball?

Thirteen years after the Japanese women’s softball national team achieved their biggest victory when they took down Team USA in the gold medal game at the 2008 Olympics, they returned to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and won the gold medal again. Japan defeated USA Softball in the gold medal game on Tuesday, 2-0.

Where was softball played at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing?

Softball at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing took place over a ten-day period starting August 12 and culminating in the medal finals on August 21. All games were played at the Fengtai Softball Field.

Where did Cuba compete in the 2008 Summer Olympics?

Cuba competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, People’s Republic of China. As of 8 August 2008, 165 Cuban athletes had qualified to compete in 16 sports. The country’s flagbearer at the opening ceremony was wrestler Mijaín López.

What is the number 14 on the 2008 Olympic softball team?

2008 U.S. OLYMPIC SOFTBALL TEAM No. Name Position Hometown B/T 14 Monica Abbott Pitcher Salinas, CA L/L 44 Laura Berg Outfield Santa Fe Springs, CA L/L 6 Crystl Bustos Infield Canyon County, CA R/R 28 Andrea Duran Infield Selma, CA R/R

When was the opening ceremony of the Olympics in 2008?

8 August 2008, Beijing, Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XXIXe Olympiad. The last runner of the Olympic Torch relay Li Ning prepares to light the Olympic cauldron. See the list of teams and medals won by each.