|Birthname||Monica Cecilia Abbott|
|born on||28 July 1985 at 08:46 (= 08:46 AM )|
|Place||Santa Cruz, California, 36n58, 122w02|
|Timezone||PDT h7w (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||05°30' 23°49 Asc. 06°01'|
American athlete who won a Silver medal in the Softball event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics with Team USA. She pitched for the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers softball team from 2004 to 2007. On 4 May 2010, she and catcher Shannon Doepking were traded by the Florida Pride to the Tennessee Diamonds in exchange for pitcher Cat Osterman and catcher Megan Willis.
During her senior season in college, she set the record for the most strikeouts in a Division I softball season and became the NCAA Division I Softball all-time leader in career wins, strikeouts, shutouts, innings pitched, games started and games pitched. She was the recipient of the 2007 Honda Sports Award for the Top Collegiate Softball Player in the country and was named the 2007 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year. She was also named the 2007 Women's Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year.
- associate relationship with Finch, Jennie (born 3 September 1980). Notes: Olympic softball teammates, who won Silver
- Work : Prize 2007 (Women's Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year)
Sy Scholfield provided copy of birth report, Santa Cruz Sentinel (Santa Cruz, California), 13 August 1985, page 6, stating that "Amanda Cecilia" was born to Robert Bruce Abbott and Julianne Genevieve (nee Barnett) at Dominican Hospital. However, the California Birth Index has "Monica Cecilia Abbott" (mother's maiden name: Barnett).
- Vocation : Sports : Baseball (Softball pitcher)
- Notable : Awards : Medals (Olympic Silver medal, Softball)
- Notable : Awards : Olympics (Silver medal, Softball)
- Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Women's Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year)
- Notable : Famous : First in Field (Record-setter)