Cat Osterman Married Life, Family Background, Height & Facts

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Cat Osterman Married Life, Family Background, Height & Facts

Professional softball player Cat Osterman is one of the prominent names in the realm of sports. In 2004, she secured a gold medal in the Olympics representing the USA and in 2006 bagged the title of World Champion.

Moreover, she was recognized with the title of USA Softball National Player of the Year thrice. Furthermore, in 2004, Cat made history by becoming the youngest member of the U.S. Olympic team to take home a gold medal in Athens. 

Cat Osterman's Married Life

Cat is married to Joey Ashley, a golf coach at Texas State University. She resides with her husband at San Marcos, Texas along with her stepdaughter, Braken.

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Their wedding was held on 3rd September 2016 at San Antonio, Texas.

Cat Osterman as seen with husband Joey Ashley during their wedding on 3rd September 2016 (Photo: Cat Osterman's Instagram)

Although the two started dating in 2006, Cat broke up with Joey to focus on her softball career. However, in 2014, the athlete resumed dating Joey after friending him on Facebook. 

Cat Osterman with stepdaughter Braken and husband Joey Ashley (Photo: pbs.twimg.com)

As of today, the pair is still together and they celebrated their third wedding anniversary on 3rd September 2019.

Family Background, Siblings

Osterman was born to Laura Osterman and Gary Osterman.

Cat Osterman with father Gary Osterman and mother Laura Osterman (Photo: Cat Osterman's Instagram)

As per the softball player, her father was the one who saw her bright and possible career prospects in the arena of softball since her childhood. Talking to Chron.com back in 2004, she shared,

I've been pitching since I was 11. When I was 16, my Dad saw that I was really pitching well so he decided to move me up to the 18 and under softball league.

Talking about her other family members, she has two brothers named Craig Osterman and Chris Osterman.

Facts About Cat Osterman Including Age, Height:

  • Cat (full name Catherine Leigh Osterman) was born on 16th April 1983 in Houston, Texas. 
  • She stands 6 feet & 2 inches (1.8 meters) tall and weighs 174 pounds. 
  • The player considers baseball icon Nolan Ryan as one of her favorite athletes. 

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  • Cat became the first softball player to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated.
  • She is currently working as an Associate Head Coach at Texas State University.
  • Although she retired at the end of 2015, Cat came out of retirement in 2019.
  • In the fall of 2017, the player applied for the national team coaching pool but withdrew the decision later.
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