Catcher Lesley Attwell began playing baseball at the age of eight with a
boys team. Her softball successes include junior national championships in
1993 and 1994, as well as being a member of the first Simon Fraser
University team to qualify for the NAIA Nationals. She appeared at the
1998 World Championships in Japan when Canada qualified for the Olympics in
her first year with the national team. Outside of softball, Attwell is a
physical education and science teacher at Maple Ridge Secondary in Maple
Ridge, B.C. She also enjoys basketball, tennis, and scuba diving.
Canada lost 1-0 to China, finishing with 1-6 record in round-robin schedule.
Canada lost 4-3 to Japan in 10 innings, dropping to 1-4 in round-robin play.
Canada def. Italy 7-1 in round-robin play, raising record to 1-3.
Women: Canada lost 1-0 to Australia, dropped to 0-3 record in round-robin play.
Canada lost 3-2 to New Zealand in 10 innings of women's preliminary round, dropping to 0-2.
Canada lost 6-0 to United States in round-robin play.
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