Player Profile – Lewis Weldon

Lewis Weldon

Personal Details

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Position:
Utility

Cap number:
98

Club:
Comets Softball Club

Association:
Keilor Park Softball Association (Vic)

Height:
185cm

Date of birth:
30/10/1989

Biography

Lewis started playing softball at a young age, first representing Victoria in 2005 at the Arthur Allsopp Shield (then U16 Boys’ Championship).

In 2016 he had an outstanding tournament with the bat at the Australian Men’s Championship, winning the Most Valuable Player award.

In 2011 he made his debut for the Aussie Steelers at the IV International in Argentina. In 2017, he gets his first opportunity to play at a men’s world championship, selected as a utility who can catch and play infield, but is also suited to the Designated Player role.

Between 2011 and 2016, he played six seasons in North America at the International Softball Congress.

Tournament History

2017:
Selected for the WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship

2011:
Aussie Steelers debut – IV International, Argentina

Awards

2016:
Most Valuable Player, Open Men’s National Softball Championship

2010:
Rookie of the Year, Open Men’s National Softball Championship

2008:
Best Batter, U23 Men’s National Softball Championship