Player Profile – Nick Norton

Nick Norton

Personal Details

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Position:
Catcher

Cap number:
88

Club:
Namadgi Dragons Softball Club

Association:
ACT Fastpitch Softball Association (ACT)

Height:
182cm

Date of birth:
26/09/1986

Biography

Nick started playing softball at the age of five together with his brothers who were already involved in the sport.

He has represented ACT at junior and open level, helping ACT win 10 open national titles.

In 2005 Nick first represented Australia at junior level being part of the team that won gold at the Junior Men’s World Championship.

Four years later, he made his senior debut for the Aussie Steelers, again winning gold at the Men’s World Championship.

Outside Australia, Nick has played in the Japan Softball League for the Daiwa Act team alongside Andrew Kirkpatrick.

Tournament History

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

2015:
ISF Men’s World Championship, Canada

2013:
ISF Men’s World Championship, New Zealand (bronze medal)

2009:
Aussie Steelers debut – ISF Men’s World Championship, Canada (gold medal)

2005:
ISF Junior Men’s World Championship, Canada (gold medal)

Awards