Player Profile – Ellen Roberts

Ellen Roberts

Personal Details

# 6

Position:
Pitcher
Cap number:
269
Club:
Kissing Point Softball Club
Association:
North Shore District Softball Association (NSW)
Height:
175cm
Date of birth:
08/04/1992

Biography

Ellen started playing softball as a five year old with Thornleigh Softball Club. She wanted to learn how to pitch so she always had the ball! Ellen’s goal is to Australia at the Olympics. At the University of Memphis, Ellen broke 25 school records, including most strike-outs in school history, and game wins.

In 2017, Ellen signed with the Chicago Bandits in the National Pro Fastpitch league.

Tournament History

2016-17:
New Zealand League
2015-16:
European Championships
Italian Pro League, ISL
2014:
XIV Women’s Softball World Championship, Haarlem, Netherlands (bronze medal)
2011:
IX Jr Women’s Softball World Championship, Cape Town, South Africa
2010-14:
USA Division 1 – University of Memphis, full scholarship
2008-present:
NSW Nationals – seven times national champions
2007-09:
NSW and AW school girls
2006-present:
North Shore, multiple wins state champions and state league

Awards

2017:
Top Pitcher of the Tournament, NZ
2015:
Gilley’s Shield, Player of the Final
Gilley’s Shield, Best Pitcher (two Awards)
2014-15:
NSW Female Athlete of the Year Finalist