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My name is Francesca Galeazzi and I am originally from Lynn, Massachusetts an urban city just north of Boston. I currently reside in Newport, Rhode Island where I attended Salve Regina University, a small school on the water with an elite athletic program. In May of 2018 I graduated with my degree and social work and began pursuing a career in that field for a few months until I realized that my heart was left on the softball field. At Salve Regina I was a four-year member of both the women’s soccer and softball programs, which was an opportunity that not many at my school are lucky enough to have. During my four years I was not only able to collect knowledge and maturity through the game of softball, but I was also able to take that knowledge and transfer it to fulfilling the needs and challenges of every day life.
Facing the hard reality of leaving the game of softball stuck with me every day after I hung up my cleats for the last time. Some people said it would get easier with time, but it only seemed to get more difficult and the void in my life only grew larger. About four months after graduation I realized I needed to do something about this void and began searching for opportunities to play overseas. I am so happy to finally have found this wonderful opportunity to bring myself back into the game of softball. On the field I am a high motor and high drive kind of player. I find great pride in my unique combination of intense speed and incredible strength, two skills that have put me at the top of charts in school history, conference history and even nationally.
Beyond my strength and speed is an overwhelming amount of passion and love for my teammates and coaches. Growing up I learned that the term, “family” extended beyond those whom you share a home with and reached those you share the field with. I am a two time conference champion, Rookie of the Year, Player of the Year and Athlete of the Year, yet the most important thing to me is knowing that my work is serving something greater than me; the sport of softball, my teammates and my coaches. While this all may be subjective information, I have provided a link to my profile with Baseball Jobs Overseas, which provides the objective information to support my statements as well as easily accessible game film from my career at Salve Regina University.
10 October, 2018
Hi, my name is Lexi Goranson. I am a former Division I college softball player who just finished a season in Switzerland. I am looking to continue playing and was wondering if a team is still looking for an import? If not, do you know of any Auckland or New Zealand clubs that are? In college I played center field and in Switzerland I played outfield, short stop, and catcher.
Thank you in advance for your help!! Take care,
NZ HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS WANTING TO STUDY AND PLAY COMPETITIVE SOFTBALL IN THE USA
INTERESTED IN PLAYING IN EUROPE?
UVV, one of the biggest clubs in The Netherlands is looking for a quality female pitcher for the 2018 season. Having additional strong hitting skills is a big plus.
The first ladies team will play in the second highest league and the focus for the 2018 season is to arrange promotion to the highest league for 2019. The season starts mid-April and runs thru the end of September.
We provide a place to stay that includes meals and drinks, ticket fares to The Netherlands and back are covered. There is monthly pocket money, details to be discussed.
If you're interested in a great Softball experience please email Peter at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello, my name is Raquel and I'm from Barcelona, Spain. I would like to play in one of your softball teams and also be able to improve my level of English.
I am 23 years old, I'm a player in the Spanish National team, and I play in the 3rd base. I want to improve my level of play, and my skills in defense and batting. This sport is my life, I am passionate and it motivates me very much.
Do you know if there is a first or second division team that needs someone?
Would be to come and play until the end of March.
Please see a video clip of my batting below.