Jennie Lynn Finch is an American former collegiate All-American, right-handed softball pitcher, and first baseman. She is from La Mirada, California. She pitched for the Arizona Wildcats, the USA national softball team and the Chicago Bandits.
Doug and Bev are jennies parents, they had two boys, Shane and Landon. Shane and London loved baseball and played competitively. When Jennie started playing the game, however, that the family really got serious about it.
Two-time Olympic medalist
Two-time Pan American Games gold medalist
Three-time World Cup champion
Three-time World champion
2009 U.S.A Softball Female Athlete of the Year
2008 NPF champion with Chicago Bandits
Women’s Sports Foundation Athlete Advisory Panel member
in 2006 finch's role as her sports brightest star star took a decided turn when she was shocked to learn the international olympic committee was moving to eliminate softball as an olympic sport. she quickly took it upon herself to speak before congress on the virtues of women sports in america and importance of title IX