JWSX Player Profiles

JWSX
NEW ZEALAND JUNIOR WHITE SOX TEAM- 2016
 
Wanaka Noanoa
 
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 Pearl Marli Wateford
 
2 Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Marist Softball
Position: Pitcher
Favourite softball ground: Haitaitai Park, Wellington
Most memorable softball moment: Winning my first Auckland Championship
Favourite meal: Kinikini
Favourite holiday destination: Cook Island/ Hawaii
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: The Laughing Samoans, Rihanna, and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
 
Otila Tavite
 
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Nerissa McDowell
 
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Aroha Hibbert
 
15 Place of birth: Prague, Czech Republic 
Club: Poneke Kilbirnie
Position: Outfield 
Favourite softball ground: Fras
Most memorable softball moment: Finals game in Australia 2015
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Favourite holiday destination: Czech Republic
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Heath Ledger, Lauryn Hill, Drake, and Chris Brown
Meg Gladding
 
6 Place of birth: Christchurch
Club: Oatahuhu 
Position: Catcher/ Outfield
Favourite softball ground: Nelson
Most memorable softball moment: Winning 19 Nationals 2016, finishing on a double play to win the game
Favourite meal: Sushi
Favourite holiday destination: Hawaii
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Beyoncé, Kendall Jenner, Rihanna, Dan Carter
Marama Makea
 
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Grace Hamilton
 
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Katelyn Bayer
 
9 Place of birth: North Shore, Auckland
Club: Kaiapoi
Position: Left field, 2nd base 
Favourite softball ground: The Nui
Most memorable softball moment: Winning 19 Nationals
Favourite meal: Butter Chicken
Favourite holiday destination: Lake Rotoiti
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, David Beckham, Rihanna

 

 

Kelley Renner

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Place of birth: Palo Alto, California, USA
Club: All American Sports Academy (AASA) 18G Macias
Position: Center fielder/ 2nd base
Favourite softball ground: Bill Barber Stadium (Irvine, California)
Most memorable softball moment: The experience of switching from a right handed batter to a lefty slapper. The amount of practice and dedication it took is something I will remember forever and it made me into the athlete I am today.
Favourite meal: Mexican food with guacamole
Favourite holiday destination: New Zealand
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Steve Irwin, Carrie Underwood, Hayley McCleney, and Usain Bolt

Kim Ann Quinn

 

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Essence Jo Rogers

 

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Denva Shaw-Tait

 

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Place of birth: Lower Hutt, Wellington
Club: Saints Softball Club
Position: Middle infield
Favourite softball ground:  Saxton Field, Nelson
Most memorable softball moment:  Being selected in the JWS team who travelled to Hawaii
Favourite meal: Banoffi pie
Favourite holiday destination: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Shaun Johnson, Channing Tatum, Chris Brown

Bailey Robertson

 

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Place of birth: Lower Hutt 
Club: Saints- Hutt Valley
Position: Pitcher/ first base 
Favourite softball ground: Fraser Park
Most memorable softball moment: Winning the U17 Nationals 2016 and being named in the NZ Junior White Sox squad
Favourite meal: Butter Chicken and Crayfish
Favourite holiday destination: Brisbane/ Hawaii 
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, TLC, The Notorious B.I.G.

 

 

Brooke Glassie

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Pallas Potter

Place of birth: Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Club: Te Aroha
Position: 1st base
Favourite softball ground: Fraser Park
Most memorable softball moment: Winning Hutt Valley U17's
Favourite meal: Pizza
Favourite holiday destination: Greece
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Beyoncé, Lauryn Hill, notorious B.I.G, J Cole