WSX Player Profiles

WSX
WHITE SOX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM- 2016
 
Charlotte Pointon
 
char Place of birth: Wellington
Club: Saints
Position: Outfield
Favourite Softball Ground: Fraser
Most memorable softball moment: Winning U19 finals for my last year in age grades in Wellington
Favourite meal: Dixie chickn with loan star loaf n garlic butter mmmm
Favourite holiday destination: Waiwera hot pools
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Richie McCaw, Kevin Heart
 
 Ellie Cooper (Captain)
 
cooper Place of birth: Wellington
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Position: Short stop/ 3rd base
Favourite Softball Ground: Huntington Beach, California
Most memorable softball moment: Doing the Haka against USA in the Junior World Championships
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Favourite holiday destination: Going back to New Zealand and seeing my family
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Courtney Gettins
 
courtney Place of birth: Hastings
Club: Hutt Valley Dodgers
Position: Pitcher
Favourite Softball Ground: Akina
Most memorable softball moment: Beating Canada in Canada at the Junior World Championship in 2013
Favourite meal: Garlic steak
Favourite holiday destination: Las Vegas
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Beyonce, Bryson Tiller, Steven Adams, and Kevin Gates
 
Danica Ferriso
 
danica Place of birth: Lower Hutt
Club: Saints
Position: 2nd base
Favourite Softball Ground: Fraser Park
Most memorable softball moment: Beating Canada with the 2013 Junior White Sox Team and receiving NZ softball player of the year award
Favourite meal: Pasta and anything with seafood
Favourite holiday destination: New York
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Derek Jeter, Sandra Bullock, Steph Curry and Rodger Federer
 
Gillian Wills
 
gillian Place of birth: South Africa
Club: Western Magpies
Position: Left field/Outfield
Favourite Softball Ground: Fraser Park
Most memorable softball moment: Winning club nationals undefeated 2016
Favourite meal: love a good roast lamb
Favourite holiday destination: Anywhere with a beach
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Ryan Howard, Steven Adams, the Queen and Kate Beckinsale
Hailey Breakwell
 
hayley Place of birth: Redwood City, California USA
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Jennifer Feret
 
jennifer Place of birth: Youngstown, Ohio, USA
Club: Western Magpies
Position: Pitcher/1st/DP/Utility
Favourite Softball Ground: Any field with good dirt, a flat outfield, and regulation fences
Most memorable softball moment: : I've won National Championships in Switzerland, Germany, and New Zealand but nothing beats putting on the NZ uniform for the first time and singing the National Anthem with my teammates before our Test Series against the Australian in Perth 2011
Favourite meal: Grandma’s pierogis
Favourite holiday destination: Visiting friends in Europe
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Oprah, Michael Jordan, P!nk, Dan Ariely
Katrina Nukunuku
 
katrina Place of birth:
Club: Mt Albert Ramblers
Position: 2nd base 
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Most memorable softball moment: Winning 6 club nationals and just as many if not more NFC titles
Favourite meal: Creamed mussels & Rice
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Kingsley Avery
 
kingsley Place of birth: Auckland
Club: Ramblers
Position: Outfield
Favourite Softball Ground: National Training Centre Clermont FL
Most memorable softball moment: Coming 4th in Junior World Series 2011 South Africa tour.
Favourite meal: BBQ Brisket and maybe a Waldorf Salad
Favourite holiday destination: Santorini Greece
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Salvador Dali, Sigmund Freud, Amy Winehouse and James Franco
Kyla Bromhead
 
kyla Place of Birth: Auckland
Club: Waitakere Bears
Position: Catcher/Utility
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Most memorable softball moment: Playing for NZ alongside my two sisters, Rebecca and Tegan, in front of my family and nation at the 2013 Gillies Shield competition, Rosedale, Auckland
Favourite meal: Meat
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Lara Andrews
 
lara Place of birth: Lower Hutt
Club: Te Aroha/ Thunders, Italy
Position: 3rd base
Favourite Softball Ground: ESPN Worldwide Sports, Florida
Most memorable softball moment: Signing to play for the Pennsylvania Rebellion to compete in the U.S Pro League
Favourite meal: Kumara
Favourite holiday destination: Hawaii
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Steven Adams, Angelina Jolie, Michael Jackson, Richie McCaw
Mereana Makea
 
medeana Place of birth:
Club: Wellington
Position: 2nd base/Outfield
Favourite Softball Ground: Oklahoma City
Most memorable softball moment: Making the JWSX in 2015
Favourite meal: Roast pork
Favourite holiday destination: Rarotonga
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Shaun Johnson , Chris brown , Beyoncé , Mila Kunis
Melanie Gettins
 
mel Place of birth:
Club: HV Dodgers
Position: Catcher
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Most memorable softball moment: Winning club nationals with HB Dodgers in 2013/14 season
Favourite meal: Thai
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Mikayla Werahiko
 
mikayla Place of birth: Christchurch
Club: SK
Position: 3rd Base, Short Stop
Favourite Softball Ground: City of Palms, FL
Most memorable softball moment: Coming 4th in the Junior World Series in 2013
Favourite meal: Butter chicken
Favourite holiday destination: Kaikoura
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Beyonce, Chris Brown, Steph curry, and Channing Tatum.
 
Rita Hokianga
 
rita Place of birth: Hawkes Bay
Club: HV Dodgers
Position: Pitcher
Favourite Softball Ground: Akina Park
Most memorable softball moment: Winning club nationals with HB Dodgers in 2013/14 season
Favourite meal: Kaimoana, Hangi, Boil up
Favourite holiday destination: Hawaii
 
Stefanie Smith
 
stef Place of birth: California
Club: Otahuhu
Position: Catcher/IF
Favourite Softball Ground: University of Arizona
Most memorable softball moment: Beating UCLA 1-0 in the CSULB tournament, getting on base with a single and being the run scored
Favourite meal: My family’s Spaghetti or cereal (which I eat every day!)
Favourite holiday destination: Croatia- family there and it’s gorgeous
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Jensen Ackles & Jared Padalecki, Jennifer Aniston, Jim Carrey
Taylor-Paige Stewart
 
taylor
Place of birth: Santa Monica, Ca, USA
Club: University of Wisconsin
Position: Pitcher/Utility
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Most memorable softball moment: Beating Canada to take 4th place at Worlds
Favourite meal: Sushi
Favourite holiday destination: Mexico
Four famous people who you would invite to dinner: Leah O'Brien Amico (USA Olympic Gold Medalist), Princess Diana, Nelson Mandela and Jesus.