United States At The 2004 Summer Olympics - Softball

Softball

Squad
United States Softball Olympic Team roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 8 Cat Osterman
  • 16 Lisa Fernandez
  • 21 Lori Harrigan
  • 27 Jennie Finch

Catchers

  • 31 Jenny Topping
  • 33 Stacey Nuveman

Infielders

  • 3 Lovieanne Jung
  • 6 Crystl Bustos
  • 20 Leah Amico
  • 29 Natasha Watley

Outfielders

  • 2 Jessica Mendoza
  • 12 Kelly Kretschman
  • 44 Laura Berg

Manager

  • Mike Candrea

Coaches

  • Ken Eriksen (asst.)
  • John Rittman (asst.)






Results

Group Stage

August 14 12:00 at Helliniko Softball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 R H E
Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
United States 1 3 0 0 3 7 8 0
WP: Jennie Finch(1–0) LP: Leslie Malerich(0–1)
Notes: Game ended by mercy rule


August 15 17:00 at Helliniko Softball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 R H E
Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
United States 2 0 0 8 X 10 9 2
WP: Lisa Fernandez(1–0) LP: Brooke Wilkins(0–1)
Notes: Game ended by mercy rule
August 16 12:20 at Helliniko Softball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 R H E
United States 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 3 0
Japan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
WP: Cat Osterman(1–0) LP: Juri Takayama(0–1)
August 17 9:30 at Helliniko Softball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
China 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1
United States 2 1 0 0 1 0 X 4 5 1
WP: Lori Harrigan(1–0) LP: Zhang Lixia(1–1)
Home runs:
CHN: None
USA: Crystl Bustos in 5th, 1 RBI
August 18 17:00 at Helliniko Softball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 R H E
Canada 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 1
United States 1 2 1 2 1 7 11 1
WP: Jennie Finch(2–0) LP: Auburn Sigurdson(0–1)
Home runs:
CAN: None
USA: Crystl Bustos in 4th, 1 RBI; Lisa Fernandez in 4th, 1 RBI
Notes: Game ended by mercy rule
August 19 12:00 at Helliniko Softball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 R H E
Greece 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
United States 0 0 1 3 3 7 9 0
WP: Lisa Fernandez(2–0) LP: Stephanie Skegas-Maxwell(0–1)
Notes: Game ended by Run Ahead Rule
August 20 12:00 at Helliniko Softball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Chinese Taipei 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
United States 0 0 1 1 1 1 X 3 8 1
WP: Cat Osterman(2–0) LP: Wu Chia-Yen(0–3)
Home runs:
TPE: None
USA: Crystl Bustos in 4th, 1 RBI
Qualified for the semifinals
Eliminated

Final Group Standings The top four teams advanced to the semifinal round.

Team W L RS RA WIN% Tiebreaker
United States 7 0 41 0 1.000 -
Australia 6 1 22 14 .857 -
Japan 4 3 17 8 .571 -
China 3 4 15 20 .429 1–0
Canada 3 4 6 14 .429 0–1
Chinese Taipei 2 5 3 13 .286 1–0
Greece 2 5 6 24 .286 0–1
Italy 1 6 8 24 .143 -
Semifinals
August 22 12:20 at Helliniko Softball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
United States 0 0 0 1 3 1 X 5 8 0
WP: Lisa Fernandez(3–0) LP: Melanie Roche(3–1)
Home runs:
AUS: None
USA: Kelly Kretschman in 6th, 1 RBI
Grand final
August 23 16:00 at Helliniko Softball Stadium
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Australia 2 ! 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 1
United States 1 ! 3 0 2 1 3 0 X 5 9 0
WP: Lisa Fernandez(4–0) LP: Tanya Harding(4–1)
Home runs:
AUS: None
USA: Crystl Bustos in 1st, 2 RBI;Crystl Bustos in 3rd, 1 RBI;Stacey Nuveman in 3rd, 1 RBI

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