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

Born 26 April 1989 in Melbourne Leigh started playing softball at 8 years old. She represented Australia at the Junior World Championships in 2007 and at a national level during 2008. In 2009 she attended Radford University as a freshman where she played for the University Softball team. She returned to Australia where she represented Australia at the senior level and was a member of the Bronze Medal team at both the 2012 and 2014 World Cup’s. Leigh has been the Vice Captain of the Australian team since 2012. Leigh played at second base during her junior years however she now plays in the outfield.

Tournament History

2010, 2012 and 2014:
Senior Women’s World Championship
2009-2013:
Canada Cups
2009-2013:
US World Cups
2007:
Junior World Championships
2006:
Current Australian Senior National Championships
2003:
2008 Australian Junior National Championships

Awards

2012 and 2014:
Bronze medallist World Championships
2010, 2011, 2013:
Open Women’s National Championships
2012:
Open Women National Championship Grand final MVP
2009:
Open Women National Championship Best Batter
2007:
Bronze medallist junior women’s world
2005:
U16 National Championship MVP