Leah O’Brien-Amico
USA Softball Olympic Gold Medalist 1996, 2000, 2004


Leah O'Brien-Amico
First Base/Outfield
Height: 5' 9"
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Eastvale, CA

CURRENT
Host for Christian Sports Show on Trinity Broadcasting Network, "More Than Conquerors".


ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • 3-Time Olympic Gold Medalist (USA Softball: 1996, 2000, 2004)
  • 2-Time World Champion
  • 2-Time Pan-American Games Champion
  • 3-Time NCAA National Champion (University of Arizona Softball)
  • Named in 2006 to the NCAA Division I Softball 25th Anniversary Team
  • Holds the Women's College World Series Record for batting average in a single tournament,
  • hitting .750 (9 for 12) in 1994
  • Three-time First-Team NFCA All-American (1994, 1995, 1997)
  • Three-time First-Team Academic All-American
  • Career numbers - .428 batting average, 338 hits, 53 doubles, five triples, seven home runs and 181 RBI
  • Named the 1997 NCAA Woman of The Year for the state of Arizona
  • Athletes In Action Women's Board of Directors
  • Inducted into the Athletes In Action Hall of Faith (2008)
  • Named #44 Best Athlete in California High School of all time
**Married to Tommy Amico and mother of 3 boys, Jake, Drew and Luke

FEATURED IN

  • Sports Devotional Bible by Zondervan
  • One Message of Victory Sports New Testament
  • Magazines: Brio (Cover), Sports Spectrum, Victory, Cover of Sports Illustrated with
  • 2004 Olympic Gold Medal Softball Team
  • Back of Golden Crispix Cereal Box (2000)
  • Hit-A-Way Instructional Tool
  • Featured in video for Youth Night for Billy Graham LA Crusade (2004)
  • Athletes in Action Women's Video: Passion and Power
  • How Do You Know He's Real Devotional Book by Amy Hagberg
  • The Goal and the Glory by Josh Davis
  • A Book of Prayers: To The Heavens from the Stars by Chuck Spinner

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