Angie Mentink Biography
Angie Mentink is an American sports TV personality who formerly played softball and who is currently a co-anchor for the television show Mariners Live as well as an anchor for Root Sports Northwest. She is also an American.
After earning All-American honors while playing for Washington University in her collegiate career, she went on to compete in the women’s professional baseball league before transitioning into a career as a sports commentator.
Norfolk, Virginia is the city where she was born. She was born into a family that served in the United States Navy, and she graduated from Corona del Sol High School in Temple, Arizona in the year 1990. During her time in high school, she also attended Taft High School in Woodland Hills, California, and Fort Mill High School in Fort Mill, South Carolina, among other high schools.
Angie Mentink Age
Angela was born on October 18th, 1972. She was born in Norfolk, Virginia. She is 50 years old.
Angie Mentink Height
She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Angie Mentink Husband
Jarrett Mentink, her husband, used to be an assistant basketball coach at Seattle Pacific University. These days, he teaches at the university and writes children’s books. Jarrett Mentink is her husband. The couple currently raises two little ones.
Angie Mentink FOX News, and Softball
Outfielder Mentink began her collegiate softball career at Central Arizona College, where she was coached by Clint Myers and won two NJCAA national championships. In 1992, she was named to the first team of NJCAA All-Americans and was a part of the team that won the national championship.
She switched to hitting left-handed when she was playing softball in school so that she could get to first base more quickly. She became a member of the first-ever Washington Huskies softball team representing the University of Washington.
In 1994, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) recognized Mentink as a third-team All-American, and he went on to become the first player in the history of the program to be named to the All-Pac-10 and All-American teams.
She was caught stealing 59 bases out of 63 attempts, and she hit.472 in her junior year, both of which are still school records as of 2019. Her batting average of.429 in the professional ranks also sets a new standard for the institution.
She was the most prominent softball player to be inducted into the Husky Hall of Fame that year (2001). Mentink was offered a spot as a replacement on the United States Olympic Softball Team in 1996, but she turned down the offer in order to play for the Colorado Silver Bullets, which was the first women’s professional baseball team since 1954.
During her rookie season with the Silver Bullets in 1995, she started 40 games, hit.221 batting average, and was compensated with $20,000 and unlimited Coors Light.
Prior to her retirement from professional baseball in 1996, she had a batting average of.241 in that season. In 1997, she filled in for another coach at the University of Washington’s softball team as an associate coach.
Mentink began her career in the telecommunications industry with Fox Sports Northwest, which is now known as Root Sports Northwest. Initially, she worked there as an intern, and then, in 1998, she was promoted to the position of journalist covering the Seattle Mariners and Seattle Seahawks.
She steps in as a co-anchor for Root Sports Northwest’s pre- and post-game show called “Sailors All Access.” Root Sports Northwest is a regional sports network. Mentink, who was then known by her stage name Angie Arlati, rapidly took over the remote anchoring of the Detroit Sports Report for Fox Sports Detroit.
Angie Mentink Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $2 million.