Name: Laura Berg
Sport: Softball
Discipline(s): Softball
Position: Outfield
Height: 5'6"
DOB: 1/6/1975
Birthplace: Santa Fe Springs, Calif.
Hometown: Santa Fe Springs, Calif.
High School: Santa Fe Springs High School
College: Fresno State
Olympic Experience
  • 2008 Olympic Silver Medalist; Played in seven games for the U.S. and hit .500 (3-for-6) with one RBI and two runs scored
  • 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist; Started in eight of nine games and hit .368 with seven hits and four runs
  • 2000 Olympic Gold Medalist; Started in all 10 games for the U.S. and hit .158 with two runs scored
  • 1996 Olympic Gold Medalist; Played in nine games for U.S. and hit .273 with two runs scored
World Championship Experience
  • 2006 WBSC World Championship Gold Medalist; Hit .346 (9-for-26) with lone triple for the team and a perfect fielding percentage
  • 2002 WBSC World Championship Gold Medalist; Made eight starts with six hits and seven RBI
  • 1998 WBSC World Championship Gold Medalist; Started in all 12 games for U.S. with a .341 average, two RBI and 11 runs scored
  • 1994 WBSC World Championship Gold Medalist; Posted a .385 average with two RBI and four runs scored
Other Career Highlights
  • 2007 Pan American Games Gold Medalist; Had a .600 batting average with one RBI and three runs scored
  • 2003 Pan American Games Gold Medalist; Had a .471 batting average with three RBI and five runs scored
  • 1999 Pan American Games Gold Medalist; Had a .385 batting average with six RBI and six runs scored
Personal: Favorite actresses are Meryl Streep, Judi Dench, Katharine Hepburn and Audrey Hepburn...I love to go to the movies...I have a twin sister named Randi...We also have two brothers named Greg and Geoff...I’m deathly afraid of snakes...I don’t like chocolate or cookies...I love to make people laugh and some consider me the biggest practical jokester on the team...Once pranked sitting President George W. Bush at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
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COLLEGIATE HONORS

1998: NFCA First Team All-American...NCAA WCWS Champion...First Team All-WAC

1997: NFCA First Team All-American...First Team All-WAC

1995: NFCA First Team All-American...First Team All-WAC

1994: NFCA Third Team All-American...First Team All-WAC