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Claire Kersten added to NZU21 Team

Wednesday 24 June 2009, 9:54AM
By Netball New Zealand

Netball New Zealand announced today Claire Kersten (Otago) has been added to the NZU21 Team heading to the World Youth Championships in August replacing Jess McCormack who is still recovering from Achilles surgery.

Claire Kersten has been a member of the NZU21 Squad since 2008 and will be playing alongside fellow WYC team mates Jessica Moulds and Emily Close in the Otago U21 Team at NZ Age Groups next month in Auckland.


Notes to Editor:

Claire Kersten profile:
DOB: 09.07.89
Height: 1.74m
Currently residing: Otago, NZ
Netball History:
Palmerston North High School A 2004 – 2007
Western 1 NPC 2007
Lois Muir Cup, Otago 2008 – 2009
Otago U21 2008 – 2009
NZU21 Squad 2008 – 2009

Hannah Broederlow Central Pulse
Alanah Cassidy Western
Emily Close Otago
Hayley Crofts Southland
Kayla Cullen Auckland/Waitakere
Paula Griffin Central Pulse
Claire Kersten Otago
Charlotte Kight Canterbury Tactix
Camilla Lees Central Pulse, NZ Accelerant Group
Jess Moulds Otago
Grace Rasmussen Northern Mystics
Te Huinga Reo Selby-Rickit Southern Steel