| Caitlin Bassett|
| 1.93 m|
| 23 May 1988 (age 27) (1988-05-23) |
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Caitlin Bassett Wikipedia
Caitlin Bassett (born 23 May 1988) is an Australian diamond netball player, Also former ANZ Championship player for the West Coast Fever now playing in the new Suncorp super netball competition for the Sunshine Coast lightning. Caitlin first started off playing in Perth at the Southern Districts Netball Association. Bassett previously played for the Perth Orioles in the Commonwealth Bank Trophy from 2005–07. In 2008, she played for one half of a game as a member of the Australian Diamonds team. In 2011 Bassett was part of the 2011 World Championship winning Australian Diamonds Team, featuring in the final against New Zealand. Bassett replaced Cox at half time and led the team to a 58-57 victory over the Silver Ferns. Basset's injection into the game is considered pivotal in this victory, shooting at 90% and scoring the last goal in Extra Time to seal the Championship for her nation.
Originally from Western Australia, perth, Bassett made her international debut at 2008. In 2011, she was selected for the Diamonds squad heading for World Netball Championships and the 2011 Holden Netball Test Series. During the World Netball Championships 2011, Bassett missed only 4 goals throughout the whole tournament (151/155). She played a pivotal role in scoring the goal winning point to claim the Diamonds Gold. In the Holden Netball Test Series 2011, Bassett once again was the game saver. In all three test series against New Zealand, Bassett started off on the bench and was brought on at half time for the first and third Tests. She proved to be a match saver and helped the Diamonds close the large margin between the Silver Ferns with her quick and accurate shooting. In 2013 she played 18 out of a possible 20 quarters at goal shooter for the Australian Netball Diamonds in their series win 4-1 against the New Zealand Silver Ferns.
In 2014 she continued at the West Coast Fever. Following the finish of the 2014 ANZ Championship Basset was named in the Australian Netball Diamonds to compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games who went on to claim gold medal.
In 2016, after eight years at the West Coast Fever, Bassett announced that she was signing with the Sunshine Coast Lightning.