Player Profile – Leigh Godfrey

Leigh Godfrey

Personal Details

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Position:
Outfield
Cap number:
244
Club:
Fremantle Mariners Softball Club
Association:
WASA (WA)
Height:
160cm
Date of birth:
26/04/1989

Biography

Leigh started playing softball at eight years of age. She represented Australia at the Junior World Championship in 2007 and at a national level during 2008. In 2009, Leigh attended Radford University as a freshman, playing for the University Softball team. She returned to Australia and represented Australia at senior level and was a member of the bronze medal team at both the 2012 and 2014 World Cups. Leigh has been vice captain of the Australian team since 2012.

Tournament History

2017-2006:
Australian Senior National Championships
2014:
XIV Women’s Softball World Championship, Haarlem, Netherlands (bronze medal)
2012:
XIII Women’s Softball World Championship, Yukon, Canada (bronze medal)
2013-2009:
US World Cup
Canada Cup
2010:
XII Women’s Softball World Championship, Caracas, Venezuela
2007:
VIII Jr Women’s Softball World Championship, Enschede, Netherlands (bronze medal)

Awards

2012:
Most Valuable Player, Open Women National Championship Grand Final
2010, 2011, 2013:
Open Women’s National Championships
2009:
Best Batter, Open Women National Championship
2005:
Most Valuable Player, U16 National Championship