Lisa Fernandez A Renaissance Person

Lisa Fernandez argumentatively one of the best softball players in the United States. Lisa grew up with a normal lifestyle and now has a wonderful family. She was born on February 22, 1971 in Lakewood, California. Lisa went to college at UCLA where her softball career really got a head start. Lisa's family consists of her husband Michael and her son Antonio. Even though Lisa was a softball player she enjoys playing golf. Since Lisa doesn't play softball anymore her occupation is a motivational speaker. The success she had in softball lead her to multiple awards and accomplishments.

This photo is of Lisa Fernandez pitching in an Olympic Game.

Lisa Fernandez won multiple awards in her softball career. She was a four time world champion in the years of 1990, 1994, 1998, and 2002. In 1996 Lisa was a gold medalist at the Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to winning in Atlanta, Lisa was a gold medalist in the 2000 Olympic Games at Sydney, Australia. Another award that she won was a gold medal at the Pan American Games in 2003. After winning at the Pan American Games in 2003, Lisa went to Athens, Greece in 2004 to take home a gold medal. Even with all the awards Lisa won she still had many more accomplishments.

Above is a photo of Lisa and some of her teammates waving to the crowd after getting there gold medals.

One thing Lisa Fernandez should be proud of is her accomplishments in her softball career. A major accomplishment Lisa received was setting an Olympic record of 25 strikeouts in a single game. When Lisa finished her softball career she had 784 strikeouts. Another accomplishment Lisa had was having a record of 93-7. Lisa's average pitch speed was 68-69 mph. Not only was Lisa a good pitcher, she was also a pretty good when she was hitting. She had a .382 batting average, she hit 15 home runs, and batted in 128 runs. Finally, Lisa was a three time Pan American Games gold medalist. Overall Lisa was one of the best softball players.

Here is a photo of Lisa holding the three gold medals she won at the Olympic Games she competed in.
Here is a quote that Lisa said.


  • Batting Average: .382
  • Home Runs: 15
  • Runs Batted In: 128
  • Record: 93-7
  • Strikeouts: 784
  • Average Pitch: 68-69 mph

Here is a video of Lisa pitching

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