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U.S. softball loses again

...home run with two outs in the 13th inning to lead the Aussies to a 2-1 win in pool play at the 2000 Olympics and Lisa Fernandez back to an oddly familiar misery. The ace of the American pitching staff had allowed only one hit while striking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/22/oly_297245.shtml
Olympics
Almost flawless, U.S. wins third softball gold

...flaw on an otherwise perfect run on the game's grandest diamond. Women's softball has never been played better. Lisa Fernandez pitched a four-hitter and Crystl Bustos homered twice in the Americans' best all-around game of the tournament...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/24/oly_426300.shtml
Olympics
U.S. softball's confidence pays off

...Richardson after the game. "So we had to appreciate every pitch, every out, and keep going at it." Winning pitcher Lisa Fernandez, who like Richardson is one of 8 members of this team that also played in 1996, said both gold medals were special...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/27/oly_298061.shtml
Olympics
Finch cherishes her role as sport's representative

...Games. Finch feels compelled to do her part to help continue a tradition built by the likes of Dot Richardson and Lisa Fernandez, and bridge the gap to the next generation of softball players. "It's for these young girls out here. I love...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/18/oth_541343.shtml
Other sports
Overtime: Greenbrier aims at playoffs

...in a Reebok contest to win $1,000 in cleats for her team. The grand prize was an expense-free appearance by Lisa Fernandez, an Olympic gold medal-winning pitcher for the U.S. Olympic softball team last summer. Fernandez, an assistant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/19/oth_217750.shtml
Other sports | Greenbrier High School
Finch retiring after decade of softball dominance

...appreciate and be a part of, it's been incredible."Finch was much more than a pretty face when she took over for Lisa Fernandez as the most recognized player in a sport enjoying growing popularity. Her 60-game run stretched over nearly two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-07-21/finch-retiring-after-dec
Baseball | Sports
China defeats U.S. in women's softball

...wonder if they can even medal in the Sydney Olympics. "We are miles away from what USA softball is all about," said Lisa Fernandez, the heart of the team, who has been in a deep hitting slump. "The mental mistakes, the physical mistakes. There...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/21/oly_297072.shtml
Olympics
Olympic Preview: Daily Highlights

...breaststroke, women's 200M butterfly, 4x200M freestyle finals. DAY 9 Thursday, Sept. 21 Softball: USA vs. Australia Lisa Fernandez has been getting anonymous post cards ever since the AUS-shes were the only team to beat the U.S. in Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/15/oly_296259.shtml
Olympics
Super women?

...1-0, 3-0 and 3-1. "Coming back and trying to repeat is the toughest thing," said U.S. pitching phenom Lisa Fernandez. "Teams have seen what we have and learned and know what to do better. They know where they have to get better...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/11/oly_295598.shtml
Olympics
U.S. team on an unbeatable roll

...10 hits, with Danielle Henderson throwing a perfect game against Colombia and a one-hitter against the Bahamas. Lisa Fernandez tossed a no-hitter against Cuba, and Michele Smith, the most valuable player in the Japan League each of the past...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/03/oly_267076.shtml
Olympics