Lisa Fernandez Strengths And Weaknesses

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To begin, Lisa Fernandez points out, “I make my weaknesses my strengths and my strengths stronger.” I think she means that she doesn't want to have weaknesses. So, instead of worrying about her weaknesses, she makes them better and her strengths even stronger than they were. Lisa was just a young girl who started as a weak young player that worked hard to make herself into a famous softball player. She was really just a girl who loved the game of softball.Then, she went on to high school and college to be one of the best pitchers in history. All of her hard work also helped to earn her a spot on the USA Olympic Softball Team. Lisa is now one of the best softball players in the world. Lisa Fernandez was born on February 22, 1971, in Long Beach, …show more content…

Lisa was adamant to prove that person wrong. Everytime Lisa pitched she was determined for improvement. She put a lot of pressure on herself. Lisa Fernandez attended St. Joseph High School in Lakewood, California. Lisa was one of the best pitchers in high school. She was named Player of the Year in California while playing softball in high school. During her high school career, Lisa had 1,503 strikeouts. She also had 70 shut-out games in high school. With her outstanding skill of pitching Lisa’s high school team won over 80 games in high school, and she led her high school team to the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Softball …show more content…

Lisa attended UCLA where she earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1995. She played collegiate softball for UCLA from 1990 to 1993. Lisa was named Top 10 Athlete of the Year three times during her college softball career. Lisa Fernandez beat all the UCLA records for pitching. She broke a total of seven school records. While she was at UCLA, Lisa led the UCLA Bruins to the National Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s College World Series four times. The Bruins won the national title twice in 1990 and 1992. Also, while Lisa Fernandez was in college she played for the Raybestos Brakettes. Her average pitching speed for college was 68-69 miles per hour. The speed she is able to pitch is equal to a man pitching at 101 miles per hour. She trained so she could be prepared for anything to happen in a game. During her college career, Lisa broke the NCAA record winning average with an average of .930. She also led the Nation’s batting average with a

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