Linda Rudolph (Slowpitch Softball)

Linda Rudolph put together an outstanding career as a rover and left-centerfielder for the slowpitch McKnight Foods, Schooner Tavern and Bowen Logging teams from the mid-1960s to the late-1970s.

Growing up in Puyallup, she honed her craft on the South Puget Sound softball fields, eventually earning most valuable player and numerous all-star selections for the Pierce County slowpitch league.

She went on to coach the Bowen Logging team, as well as the 1964 Pacific Lutheran University women's field hockey team. Her Buttons Veterinary basketball team won a state championship, and she earned best female athlete honors at the Pierce County Decathlete Champion Open in 1976 and 1977.

A Puyallup High School graduate, Rudolph attended Pacific Lutheran University in the mid-1960s and has competed in local golf tournaments for the past 20 years.