Participants

Laura GEITZ

Laura GEITZ
    Netball
Birth Date:  04 Nov 1987
Place of Birth:  IPSWICH
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  30
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  185

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
NBL Netball Women 2 Silver

Laura GEITZ - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 20:32
Women Pool A
Australia
94
Northern Ireland
26
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 20:32
Women Pool A
Barbados
24
Australia
79
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 20:32
Women Pool A
Australia
60
South Africa
38
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 15:02
Women Pool A
Fiji
23
Australia
108
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 21:02
Women Pool A
Australia
72
Jamaica
51
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 17:02
Women Semifinal
Australia
65
New Zealand
44
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 13:02
Gold Medal Event Women Gold Medal
Australia
51
England
52
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO 1
2010 Delhi, IND 2

World Cup
YearLocationRank
2015 Sydney, AUS 1
2011 Singapore 1

Nickname: Loz, Geitzy (smh.com.au, 7 Jul 2017)
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Roselee JENCKE (AUS) (smh.com.au, 7 Jul 2017)
NATIONAL: Lisa ALEXANDER (AUS) (smh.com.au, 7 Jul 2017)


Position style: Goal keeper, goal defence
Injuries

Clean-up surgery on left knee in October 2014, took seven weeks to recover. (firebirds.net.au, 30 Oct 2014)


National team: 2008 v England in Newcastle, Australia
Reason: "I was first lured into 'netty' after becoming smitten with my big sister's shiny ASICS netball shoes. I dabbled with social indoor netball before playing for my school and district." (laurageitz.com.au, 29 Aug 2017)
Ambition: "I want to inspire young people to live a life of being active, being positively challenged, and with a confident attitude toward food, movement and life." (laurageitz.com.au, Jul 2017)
Memorable: "Leading the Diamonds to a Commonwealth Games gold medal (Glasgow 2014) and also Netball World Cup gold in consecutive tournaments (2011, 2015). Winning the Liz Ellis Diamond award in 2011 will last forever in my mind." (laurageitz.com.au, 29 Aug 2017)
Hero: Tennis star Roger FEDERER (nwc2015.com.au, 7 Aug 2015)
Influence: "My family inspires me every day to be a better person and athlete." (nwc2015.com.au, 7 Aug 2017)
Additional information

RECOGNITION
Won the Liz Ellis Diamond award in 2011. (netball.com.au, 21 Nov 2014)


LEADER
Captained the Australian Diamonds to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medal. (laurageitz.com.au, July 2017)


IMMORTALISED
A bronze statue of her was unveiled at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in May 2017. (wwos.nine.com.au, 7 Jul 2017)


RETURN DOUBT
Gave birth to son, Barney, in February 2017 and was unsure if she would return to professional netball. (wwos.nine.com.au, 7 Jul 2017) 


BUSINESS
Along with former teammate, Clare McMENIMAN, she launched her own range of fitness and wellness clinics, Fuel2Fly, in 2017, encouraging young girls to be proactive in life and engaging in their community. (laurageitz.com.au, 29 Aug 2017)


Social Media

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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