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Lovieanne Jung

Softball

  • 2004
  • 2008

#3
Height: 5'6"
Position: Infield - R/R
Hometown: Fountain Valley, Calif.
School: Arizona
Graduation: 2003

A FEW ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Two-time World Cup Champion (2006 & 2007)
Two-time Pan American Gold medalist (2003, 2007)
Two-time World Champion (2002 & 2006)
Olympic Gold medalist (2004) and Olympic Silver medalist (2008)

EXPERIENCE

2008: Silver medalist at the Olympic Games in Beijing, China
2007: Gold medalist at Pan American Games and World Cup Champion
- Was 3-for-13 at the Canada Cup with four runs scored, five RBI and one triple
2006: Gold medalist at ISF World Championship
- Hit .300 (6-for-20) with one RBI and two runs scored (Worlds)
- Led team with a .615 (8-for-13) average (World Cup)
2005: Gold medalist at Pan Am qualifier
2004: Gold medalist at Olympic Games in Athens, Greece
- Hit .300 (6-20) with a team-high five walks
2003: Gold medalist at Pan American Games
- Hit .455 with a team-high 10 hits and three homeruns
2002: Gold medalist at ISF World Championships
1999: Silver medalist at ISF Junior Women’s World Championship

AT ARIZONA

First Team NFCA All-American (2002 & 2003)
First-Team All Pacific Region (2002 & 2003)
2003 Top Three Finalist for USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year
2003 Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year
Two-time First-team All-Pac 10 (2002 & 2003)
In 2003, led NCAA in homeruns (25), slugging percentage and RBIs (81)
Made two Women’s College World Series Appearances (2002 & 2003)


GETTING TO KNOW JUNG

For starters, I have what you would call a hard head. A little stubborn, but I think that just comes with my zodiac sign. So I was doomed from the start. I have an English bulldog and a pitbull that I absolutely adore. Before them I never knew what patience really meant. I love animals and having alone time. People who talk a lot make me tired. I am a person of few words, but I lead by example. I am not a huge fan of Christmas, but enjoy Thanksgiving because of all the food. I don’t like to read books but I like to read about issues that are important like our health, our environment and animals. I take reusable bags to the grocery store so I don’t waste plastic or paper bags. You should try it. I can’t stand the cold. Snow is only fun for about a day. I like to cook, take my dogs hiking, and workout. I can’t wait to spend more time with my boyfriend and play Yahtzee, go to the beach and watch movies. I miss Hawaiian food from back home but I substitute it with Mexican food; however, I wouldn’t mind some Italian food from Italy. What a beautiful place. I like the smell of homemade cookies, sautéed onions and mushrooms. I’m not a neat freak but my shoes and socks are always clean. I probably own about 40 pairs of jeans. And, yes I do wear them all. Oh, yeah--Go Angels! Last but not least, I love to travel, and at the same time it reminds me of how fortunate I am to be an American.