Jennie Finch is a retired American softball player. She is one of the most successful pitchers in the history of the sport, having won numerous awards and accolades during her career. Finch played college softball at the University of Arizona, where she led the Wildcats to the 2001 Women’s College World Series championship. She went on to play professionally in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league and internationally for the United States national team. Finch is a three-time Olympic medalist, having won gold at the 2004 Summer Olympics and silver at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. She was born on September 3, 1980 in La Mirada, California.
Is Jennie Finch married?
Jennie Finch is married to former MLB player Casy Daigle, they married on January 15, 2005.
Jennie Finch early life
She has two older brothers, Shane and Landon Finch. Jennie started playing softball when she was five years old and began pitching at eight years old. Her father was her first pitching coach. Growing up, she was a bat girl for the University of California, Los Angeles. While in high school, Jennie played softball, basketball, and volleyball and was the captain of all three sports as a senior. She received several accolades during her high school career, including being named an All-California Interscholastic Federation Division II choice in softball and an All-Suburban League selection. In 2016, her high school retired her jersey number, making her the first softball player to receive this honor.
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