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CHICAGO - APRIL 14: Softball player Jessica Mendoza poses for a portrait during the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Media Summitt at the Palmer House Hilton on April 14, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

CHICAGO - APRIL 14:  Softball player Jessica Mendoza poses for a portrait during the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Media Summitt at the Palmer House Hilton on April 14, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 31: Olympic softball player Jessica Mendoza attends the Nike+ Human Race at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on August 31, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 31:  Olympic softball player Jessica Mendoza attends the Nike+ Human Race at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on August 31, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

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ATHENS - AUGUST 14: Jessica Mendoza #2 throws in from left field during the preliminary softball game between the USA and Italy on August 14, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Softball Stadium in the Helliniko Olympic Complex in Athens, Greece. The USA defeated Italy 7-0. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

ATHENS - AUGUST 14:  Jessica Mendoza #2 throws in from left field during the preliminary softball game between the USA and Italy on August 14, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Softball Stadium in the Helliniko Olympic Complex in Athens, Greece. The USA defeated Italy 7-0.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

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BEIJING - AUGUST 29: Jessica Mendoza of the USA celebrates after she hits a homerun against Canada during the ISF XI Women's Fast Pitch Softball World Championships at the Fengtai Softball Stadium on August 29, 2006 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images)

BEIJING - AUGUST 29:  Jessica Mendoza of the USA celebrates after she hits a homerun against Canada during the ISF XI Women's Fast Pitch Softball World Championships at the Fengtai Softball Stadium on August 29, 2006 in Beijing, China.  (Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images)

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ATHENS - AUGUST 14: Jessica Mendoza # 2 runs for home plate during the preliminary softball game between the USA and Italy on August 14, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Softball Stadium in the Helliniko Olympic Complex in Athens, Greece. The USA defeated Italy 7-0. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

ATHENS - AUGUST 14:  Jessica Mendoza # 2 runs for home plate during the preliminary softball game between the USA and Italy on August 14, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Softball Stadium in the Helliniko Olympic Complex in Athens, Greece. The USA defeated Italy 7-0.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)