In this edition of ELOOnline, Eric talks to softball pitching legend Angela Tincher. Tincher reflects about her career at Virginia Tech where she was an All-American and led the Hokies to the Women’s College World Series in 2008. Tincher pitched one of the most memorable games in the sport’s history on March 26, 2008 when Tincher no-hit the United States Olympic Team with 10 strikeouts in a 1-0 win snapping the USA 185 pre-Olympic win streak that dated back to 1996. Tincher number 1 jersey is just one of 12 overall jerseys retired at Virginia Tech as they retired Tincher number prior to a Hokie Football game on September 13, 2008 against Georgia Tech. Tincher who ranks 3rd all-time in College Softball in strikeouts with 2,149 behind only Monica Abbott and Cat Ostterman also discusses watching both Cat and Monica pitch over the years.
Angela Tincher was the 3rd overall pick in the first round draft back in 2008 and would end being all NPF -Team that season. Tincher talks about about playing in the NPF for the Akron Racers as well as playing professional in Japan and comparing playing in the United States and Japan.
Currently Tincher lives in Orlando and serves as a color commentator for the USSSA Pride along side Bernie Guenther. Tincher discusses going into broadcasting softball and comparing it to playing Softball and what she is doing now that she is retired from Softball her life Watch this edition of ELOOnline for the exclusive interview with Angela Tincher.
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ELOOnline : July 28, 2013