Dot Richardson

USA Softball

  • 1996
  • 2000

#1
Height: 5'5"
Position: SS/2B - L/R
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
School: UCLA
Graduation: 1984


A FEW ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist (1996, 2000)
Three-time World Champion (1986, 1990, 1994)
Four-time Pan American Gold Medalist (1979, 1987, 1995, 1999)
Member of the National Softball Hall of Fame
Earned ASA All-American honors 16 times

EXPERIENCE

2000: Gold medalist at Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia
1999: Gold medalist at Pan American Games, U.S. Olympic Cup and Canada Cup
- Hit .342 with six RBI and team-high 11 runs scored
1996: Gold medalist at Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia
- Hit the game-winning home run against China in Gold Medal game
- Batted .273 with seven RBI and nine runs scored
1995: Gold medalist at Pan American Games and Superball in Columbus, Ga.
- Hit .469 with 10 RBI and six runs scored (Pan Am)
1994: Gold medalist at ISF World Championships
- Went 13-for-33 (.394) with nine runs scored and three RBI
1992: Gold medalist at Women's World Challenger Cup
1990: Gold medalist at ISF World Championship
- Hit .500 with four runs scored and three RBI
1987: Gold medalist at Pan American Games
- Hit .280 with 10 runs scored and three RBI
1986: Gold medalist at ISF World Championship
- Posted a .318 average with three RBI and five runs scored
1985: Gold medalist at South Pacific Classic and World Games II
1984: Gold medalist at International Cup
1983: Silver medalist at Pan American Games
- Hit .213 with 12 runs scored and five RBI
1982: Finished fourth at ISF World Championship
1981: Gold medalist at Tri-Nation Challenge
1979: Gold medalist at Pan American Games

AT UCLA

Four-time NCAA All-American
1983 UCLA All-University Athlete co-winner
NCAA Player of the Decade for 1980's

GETTING TO KNOW RICHARDSON

Youngest player in ASA history to play in a Women's Major Fast Pitch National Championship (age 13)
Seven-time Erv Lind Award winner and three-time MVP
Born on September 22, 1961

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