Player Profile – Belinda White

Position: Catcher
Uniform Number: 22
Debut: 2011 Canada Cup
Cap Number: 264
Club Team: Sturt Falcons
Association Team: Adelaide
State Team: SA Starz
Date of Birth: 18 July 1988
Height: 163cm

After initially playing teeball and baseball with her older brother, Belinda started playing softball at the age of 11 and made her debut for South Australia at the 2004 U16 Girls’ National Championship.

Two years later, she was part of the South Australian team that won the 2006 U19 Women’s National Championship and the following year, was selected as a reserve for the 2007 Australian U19 Women’s team.

Making her debut for the senior South Australian team in 2008, Belinda continued to develop her game. In 2011, she was selected to make her senior Australian debut at the Canada Cup and has been a regular part of the senior Australian team ever since, playing at four World Championships.

Belinda has also spent time in the Netherlands, playing semi-professionally for league team DSS Haarlem.

Video

Belinda White hits the winning home run in the grand final of the 2019 Summer Slam – Fully Loaded Softball.

 

Media
Article – June 2016: Why Belinda has gone Dutch
 
World Championships:
2018: XVI Women’s Softball World Championship, Chiba, Japan
2016: XV Women’s Softball World Championship, Surrey, Canada
2014: XIV Women’s Softball World Championship, Haarlem, Netherlands (bronze medal)
2012: XIII Women’s Softball World Championship, Yukon, Canada (bronze medal)
National Awards:
2019: Player of the Grand Final, The Summer Slam – Fully Loaded Softball