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Monica Abbott Bio, Engaged, Boyfriend, Family, Height

By Staff Writer | On: 20 Jan, 2020
Monica Abbott Bio, Engaged, Boyfriend, Family, Height

Amongst the top athletes in the team US Women’s Professional Softball team, Monica Abbott is one of the game-changer. She has been a member of the US Women’s National Team since 2010—she assisted the U.S softball team in winning a gold medal in the Women’s Softball World Championship in 2010, gracing her presence as a Pitcher. As a part of the elite team, she even won the Sportswoman of the Year in 2007 and a Silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic.

Further, the Softball star achieved numerous records and accolades, including the most strikeouts in a Division I softball season and one of the only players with 40 plus wins in four different seasons. 

Bio- Age, Family & Education

Monica Abbott was born on 28 July 1985 in Santa Cruz, California, USA. Her parents Bruce and Julie Abbott, raised her alongside her four siblings. 

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While growing up, she attended North Salinas High School. After completing her high school studies, Monica enrolled at Tennessee college from where she graduated in 2007.

Height

She stands tall at a towering height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.90 meters).

Engaged To Boyfriend?

Monica is engaged to Jeff Bower. Her boyfriend-turned-fiancè is a Head Equipment Manager at St. Louis XFL — a professional American football team based in St. Louis, Missouri.

The Softball star announced her engagement in a video posted on Instagram on 26 November 2019.

Monica Abbott with her fiance on 17 November 2018 (Photo: Jeff Bower's Twitter)

The video shows her now-fiancè Jeff going down to his knees and presenting a diamond ring in the oceanside villa. 

Some Quick Facts On Monica Abbott

  • Monica is the founder of the Monica Abbott Foundation Scholarship that grants a scholarship to multi-sport female athletes to demonstrate leadership in the classroom and on the field. 
  • Her hobbies include sleeping, shopping, and traveling. 
  • Her personal motto is #Live2BringIt. 
  • Monica has played Professional Softball League for the Toyota Motor Corporation in Japan. 
  • She recorded over 500 strikeouts in a season while attending the University of Tennessee. 
  • If she could try non-softball sport, she would try Beach Volleyball. 
  • She is one of the major attractions for the 2020 Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. 
  • Monica is the three-time National Pro Fastpitch league champion. Moreover, she also set a new NPF speed record with a 77 miles- per hour pitch in 2012. 
  • She is the first player in the 13-year history of the league to sign a million-dollar contract. She signed a $1Million deal with Houston area Scrap Yard Dawgs for six long years from 2016. 

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