Michele Smith

USA Softball

  • 1996
  • 2000

#32
Height: 5'10"
Position: Pitcher - L/L
Hometown: Califon, N.J.
School: Oklahoma State
Graduation: 1990


A FEW ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist (1996, 2000)
Three-time World Champion (1994, 1998, 2002)
Two-time Pan American Gold Medalist (1995, 1999)
Member of the National Softball Hall of Fame
Earned ASA All-American honors 10 times
Four-time Bertha Tickey Award winner

EXPERIENCE

2000: Gold medalist at Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia
1999: Gold medalist at Pan American Games and Canada Cup
- Posted 4-0 record with a 0.00 ERA and 46 strikeouts (Pan Am)
1998: Gold medalist at ISF World Championships
- Went 2-0 with 0.00 ERA and 36 strikeouts
1997: Silver medalist at Superball in Columbus, Ga.
1996: Gold medalist at Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia
- Went 2-0 with 1.50 ERA and 23 strikeouts
- Hit .211 with two RBI and three runs scored
1995: Gold medalist at Pan American Games and Superball in Columbus, Ga.
- Went 3-0 with a .36 ERA; hit .426 with three in-the-park home runs, 14 RBI and five runs scored (Pan Am)
1994: Gold medalist at ISF World Championships
- Went 2-0 with 0.00 ERA and 26 strikeouts
1993: Gold medalist at Intercontinental Cup in Holland
1992: Gold medalist at Women's World Challenger Cup

AT OKLAHOMA STATE

Compiled an 82-20 career win/loss record with 46 shutouts
Two-time NCAA All-American
1989 Academic All-Big 8 and MVP of the Big 8 Tournament

GETTING TO KNOW SMITH

Speaks fluent Japanese and played in the Japan League
Softball analyst for ESPN
Born on June 21, 1967