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Natalie Wideman

Natalie Wideman

Natalie Wideman was a key player for the junior women’s national team at the 2011 WBSC Junior Women’s Softball World Championships before making the jump to the senior team in 2012 when she helped Canada to a fourth-place finish at the WBSC World Championship.

Erika Polidori

Erika Polidori

Erika Polidori wanted to play for Team Canada since attending the 2008 Canada Cup with her summer team the Brantford Bobcats.

Sara Groenewegen

Sara Groenewegen

Sara Groenewegen plays high level softball while managing her Type 1 diabetes, something she has dealt with since age nine. In her first tournament with Team Canada, Groenewegen threw a no-hitter against China at the 2013 WBSC Junior World Championships.

Larissa Franklin

Larissa Franklin

Larissa Franklin’s first action with the national team was at the WBSC Junior Women’s World Championship in 2011 where the team finished fifth. She joined the senior team in 2013, competing in the World Cup of Softball and the WBSC Americas Qualifier where Canada won a silver medal.

Jenna Caira

Jenna Caira

After first representing Canada at the 2007 WBSC Junior Women’s Softball World Championship, Jenna Caira joined the Senior National Team in 2009.

Jennifer Salling

Jennifer Salling

Jenn Salling made her debut with the women’s national team in 2006 when she competed in her first of five WBSC Women’s Softball World Championships (2006, 2010, 2012, 2016 and 2018).

Kaleigh Rafter

Kaleigh Rafter

One of the longest tenured players on the women’s national team, Kaleigh Rafter has been part of Team Canada since 2007. Since competing at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, she  has amassed an impressive international resume.