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# 10 - Nathalie Gosewehr - outfield
BirthdateOctober 24, 1984
BirthplaceHaarlem (Netherlands)
ResidenceSpaarndam (Netherlands)
Occupation & StudyWork: Handling the bar, desk and child's care
at Sportschool Club Sportive Haarlem
Study: Interior Decorator
Height1,58 m
Weight55 kg
BatsSwitch
ThrowsRight
Positionoutfield


Dutch National Team2004-2007; December 2008-current
Games Dutch National Team94
Dutch National Junior Team2003


ClubsSpaarnwoude (Spaarndam, 1990-2001)
DSC '74 (Haarlem, 2002-2004)
Terrasvogels (Santpoort, 2005-2009)
Sparks Haarlem (Haarlem, 2010; 2012-current)
DES Caserta (Caserta, Italy, 2011)
(Dutch Major League: 2002-2010; 2012-current)
Tournaments participated in | Awards | Career | Family





















...Tournaments Participated In...
with DSC '74
International Mastenbroek Tournament
2002, 2003, 2004 (Enschede, Netherlands)
2004 - International Indoor Cup (Schiedam, Netherlands)
European Cup (Viladecans, Spain)

with Terrasvogels
European Cup
2005 (Macerata, Italy), 2008 (Prague, Czech Republic)
Cup Winners Cup
2006 (Caronno Pertusella, Italy), 2007 (Prague, Czech Republic)
2009 (Parma, Italy), 2010 (Haarlem, Netherlands)
International Indoor Cup
2005, 2007 (Schiedam, Netherlands)
International Mastenbroek Tournament
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 (Enschede, Netherlands)
2008 - Holland Tour (Santpoort, Netherlands)

with Sparks Haarlem
2010 - Intern. Jan de Wit Tournament (Haarlem, Netherlands)
Cup Winners Cup (Haarlem, Netherlands)
2012 - Intern. Mastenbroek Tournament (Enschede, Netherlands)
International Jan de Wit Tournament (Haarlem, Netherlands)
European Cup (Enschede, Netherlands)
2013 - Intern. Jan de Wit Tournament (Haarlem, Netherlands)
European Cup (Prague, Czech Republic)

with Caserta
2011 - European Cup (Caserta, Italy)

with Holland All Stars
2008 - Holland Tour (Groningen/Oldenzaal, Netherlands)

with Dutch Junior Softball Team
2003 - International Indoor Cup (Schiedam, Netherlands)
World Championships Juniors (Nanjing, China)

with Dutch National Softball Team
2004 - Coppa BSC Legnano Amga Tournament (Legnano, Italy)
Torneo Internationale Softball Cittŕ di Legnano (Legnano, Italy)
World University Games (Plant City, Florida, USA)
2005 - Canada Cup (Surrey, Canada)
European Championships (Prague, Czech Republic)
2006 - Canada Cup (Surrey, Canada)
World Championships (Beijing, China)
Japan Cup (Yokohama, Japan)
2007 - Australia Test Series (Enschede/Oosterhout/Haarlem, Netherlands)
2009 - Holland Tour (several sites, Netherlands)
Canada Cup (Surrey, Canada)
World Cup of Softball (Oklahoma City, USA)
European Championships (Valencia, Spain)
2010 - International Indoor Cup (Team Blue) (Schiedam, Neth.)
Holland Tour (several sites, Netherlands)
Venezuela International Series (Puerto Ordaz/Barinas, Venezuela)
World Championship (Caracas, Venezuela)
2011 - American Tour (Florida/Tennessee, USA)
Torneo 150 Anni Unitá d'Italia (Bollate, Italy)
European Championship (Ronchi dei Legionari/Staranzano, Italy)
2012 - American Tour (Tennessee/Florida, USA)
Holland Tour (Nieuwegein, Netherlands)
World Cup of Softball (Oklahoma City, USA)
Seattle Series (Seattle, USA)
World Championship (Whitehorse, Canada)
2013 - Holland Tour (several sites, Netherlands)
European Championship (Prague, Czech Republic)
2014 - USA Tour I (various sites, Florida, USA)

...Awards...
2004 - Most Stolen Bases, Dutch Major League
2009 - Best Hitter, Intern. Mastenbroek Tournament
Most Valuable Player, Cup Winners Cup
2010 - Best Hitter, Cup Winners Cup
Most Valuable Player, Cup Winners Cup
2012 - Most Valuable Player, Dutch Major League

Career
2013 --- On June 27, Nathalie is one of the 17 players named to the roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for this years European Championship in the Czech Republic --- On July 8, in the second game of the European Championship vs. Croatia, Nathalie hits a 2-run inside-the-park-homerun --- On July 12, in the semi-final vs. Italy, Nathalie hits two basehits --- In the regular season, Nathalie hits .354 (35-for-99) with 10 doubles, three triples and one homerun, scores 47 runs and has 24 runs batted in plus 27 stolen bases --- With Sparks Haarlem, she participates in the European Cup-tournament in Prague (Czech Republic) --- In October, Nathalie is one of 23 players named to the preliminary roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for the 2014 season.
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2012 --- In March, Nathalie participates with the Dutch National Team in the American Tour to Tennessee and Florida --- On June 8, Nathalie is one of 17 players named to the roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for participation in the World Cup of Softball (Oklahoma City, USA), a series of games in Seattle (USA) and the World Championship in Whitehorse (Canada) --- On June 29, Nathalie plays in her 75th international game for the Dutch Team in the second game of the World Cup of Softball in Oklahoma City against Brazil --- On July 7, Nathalie is 2-for-5 with a homerun, scores once and has one RBI in the third exhibition game against Washington LadyHawks Gold during a training camp in Seattle --- On July 16, Nathalie homers, scores twice and has one RBI in a 5-1 win against Venezuela in the fourth game of the World Championship in Whitehorse (Canada) --- On July 17, she is 2-for-3 and scores once in a 13-0 shutout win against South Africa in the fifth game of the Championship --- In the regular season, Nathalie hits .467 (as did teammate Chantal Versluis) to finish just .003 points behind league-leader and teammate Virginie Anneveld --- Nathalie, who is the lone player of her team to play in all 44 competition games, leads the league in runs scored (56), on base percentage (.584), doubles (19, with Virginie Anneveld), walks (34), ties for second place in hits (56), is third in RBI's (36) and hits four homeruns, resulting in her being named Most Valuable Player of the big league-season for the first time in her career --- With Sparks Haarlem, she reaches the Holland Series again, but then the team is dethroned by Alcmaria Victrix --- In October, Nathalie is one of 31 players named to the preliminary roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for the 2013 season.
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2011 --- In March, Nathalie participates with the Dutch National Team in the American Tour to Florida and Tennessee --- On March 6, Nathalie is 2-for-3, scores once and has two RBI's vs. University of Tennessee --- On March 8, she hits 3-for-4 with a double and 2-run homerun, scores twice and has two RBI's in the game vs. St. John's University --- On March 10, Nathalie goes 2-for-3, including a 2-run homerun, scores twice and has two RBI's vs. Central Connecticut State University --- On March 13, Nathalie is 2-for-3 with a double and scores three runs vs. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay --- In June, Nathalie participates with the Dutch National Team in the Torneo 150 Anni Unitá d'Italia in Bollate (Italy) and therefore is a member of the team when it plays the 100th game in history against Italy on June 2 --- On July 13, Nathalie is one of the 17 players named to the roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for this years European Championship in Italy --- On July 31, Nathalie delivers a pinch-hit, RBI-single and scores a run vs. Ukraine in the opening game of the European Championship --- The next day, she hit a lead-off double and scores twice vs. Belgium, then singles and scores later in the day vs. Spain --- On August 3, Nathalie is 3-for-3, including an RBI-triple vs. Great Britain --- A day later, she hits an RBI-triple in the game against Russia, then adds an RBI-double and scores a run in the evening vs. France --- On August 5, Nathalie delivers a 2-run double in the eighth inning in the semi-final vs. Italy that gives the Dutch team a renewed lead --- The next day, she has an RBI-single in the final vs. Italy --- Later in August, Nathalie participates with Caserta in the European Cup Tournament, which is played at the home field of Caserta --- In her first season in the Italian Softball League, Nathalie plays in 35 games, is the third best hitter of the team with a .374 average, but leads the team in runs (37), hits (40), doubles (13) and stolen bases (12), while having 14 RBI's --- Teammate and former Dutch National Team-player Linda Hoenderdos is the team's best hitter with a .409 average --- After winning the Play-Offs vs. Fiorini Forlě, Caserta advances to the Italian Championship Series --- Caserta needs five games, but wins the Italian championship title, Nathalie hits .267 in the final --- Nathalie's batting average is ninth best in the Italian League and with her 37 runs she finishes in second place behind Saskia Kosterink, who scored 38. With Saskia, Nathalie shares the league-lead with her 13 doubles and she also leads with seven in the hit-by-pitch category --- In October, Nathalie is one of 21 players named to the preliminary roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for the 2012 season --- In the off-season, Nathalie decides not to return for a second season in the Italian Softball League, despite having several offers. Instead, she will return playing again for Sparks Haarlem in the Dutch big league in 2012.
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2010 --- In January, Nathalie participates with the National squad (playing for Team Blue) in the International Indoor Cup in Schiedam (Netherlands) with her team finishing in second place --- On January 18, Nathalie is one of 21 players named to the preliminary roster for this years World Championships --- On May 16, Nathalie is 2-for-3 in Game One vs. the Dutch Men Softball Team in the opening double-header of this years Holland Tour --- On May 23, she is 2-for-4 with a run and RBI in the first game, then adds an RBI-double in the second game vs. the Foreign All Star Team --- On May 26, Nathalie is one of 16 players who is named to the final roster for the World Championship in Venezuela --- On June 16, Nathalie plays in her 50th international game for the Dutch Team when she enters the game vs. Cuba as a pinch-runner during the Triangular de Softbol Feminino in Venezuela --- On June 24, Nathalie is 2-for-4 (including an inside-the-park-homerun), scores twice and has one RBI against Great Britain in the opening game of the World Championship in Venezuela --- The next day, June 25, Nathalie is 2-for-3 in the loss vs. Japan --- In August, Nathalie participates in the Cup Winners Cup Tournament in Haarlem (Netherlands) with Sparks Haarlem, which wins the Cup after a come-from-behind victory in the last inning, scoring six runs to win 7-6 --- After completion of the tournament, she is named Most Valuable Player of the event (as she was last year) and also is the best hitter --- In the regular season, Nathalie hits .374, scores 28 runs and has 34 basehits (both second best in the team), while having 19 runs batted in, playing in 32 games for Sparks Haarlem --- On October 31, Nathalie is one of 24 players to be named to the preliminary roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for the 2011 season --- In November, Nathalie announces that she will play in the Italian Softball League in 2011, where she will play for Caserta, which in 2010 captured the Italian championship title.
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2009 --- On May 3, during the opener of the Holland Tour, Nathalie plays in her first National Team Game since May 22, 2007. In the opening game vs. Euro Stars, Nathalie is 3-for-5, including a triple, scores a run and has one RBI --- On May 6, Nathalie is 1-for-1, scores twice and has one RBI in the first game against the Dutch Juniors --- On May 10, Nathalie is 2-for-3 and scores two runs in the opening game vs. Centrals --- In the second game vs. Gryphons, Nathalie scores three runs on May 17 --- On May 20, Nathalie reaches base four times, including a triple and scores twice in the double-header vs. the Dutch Juniors --- On May 27, Nathalie is one of the 17 players who is named to the final roster for the Dutch National Team to participate in this years international events --- On June 3, Nathalie triples and scores three runs in the double-header vs. the Dutch Juniors --- On June 19, Nathalie is 2-for-2, scores twice and has an RBI in the game against Great Britain --- On June 21, Nathalie scores three runs in the game vs. Great Britain --- On June 27, Nathalie triples, scores twice and has one RBI in the Holland Tour's closing game vs. the Former Nationals --- On July 4, Nathalie accounts for the only Dutch basehit vs. the USA, which is the opening game of the Canada Cup --- Three days later, on July 7, Nathalie his a 3-run homerun and is 2-for-2 in the game vs. Canada, during the Canada Cup --- On July 16, Nathalie is 2-for-2 with a double and scores once in the first game vs. Italy, which is the opener of the World Cup of Softball in Oklahoma City --- On July 20, Nathalie is 2-for-3 and is one of four players to hit a homerun in the second game vs. Italy during the World Cup of Softball in Oklahoma City, the others being Virginie Anneveld, Chantal Versluis and Saskia Kosterink --- On July 27, Nathalie is 1-for-2, scores twice and has an RBI in the game vs. France, the opener of the European Championships in Valencia --- On July 28, Nathalie triples and has two RBI's in the game vs. Russia during the European Championships --- On July 31, Nathalie is 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in the come-from-behind victory vs. the Czech Republic during the European Championships --- Later on this day, Nathalie is 2-for-2 and has an RBI in the semi-final of European Championships vs. Great Britain --- On August 1, Nathalie is a member of the Dutch Team which brings the European title back to the Netherlands for the first time in 19 years --- Two weeks later, Nathalie participates with Terrasvogels in the CupWinners Cup-tournament (her sixth European Cup-event) in Parma (Italy), which is won by her team for the first time in six years --- After completion of this tournament, Nathalie is named Most Valuable Player of the event --- In the regular season, Nathalie hits .317, scores 22 runs (second best of the her team), hits 39 basehits (third best), 11 runs batted in and leads the team with four stolen bases --- After completion of the season, Nathalie decides to play for Sparks Haarlem in the 2010 season, after having played the last five seasons for Terrasvogels.
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2008 --- In the regular season, she hits .297 for Terrasvogels, which reaches the play-offs, but is then eliminated --- In September, Nathalie travels to Prague for the third time in four years to participate in the European Cup-tournament --- On December 11, Nathalie is one of 28 players being named to the preliminary roster of the Dutch National Team for 2009 and is invited to start practice in January.
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2007 --- On January 15, Nathalie is one of 26 players to be named to the preliminary roster of the Dutch National Team and participates in the Australia Test Series, playing in four games --- After conclusion of the Australia Series, she is one of six players dropped from the roster for the European Championships and following Olympic Qualifier --- In the regular season, hits above .300 for the first time in her career, finishing with a .333 average. She also has career-highs in runs scored, runs batted in and basehits. She leads the team and the league in triples with seven. With Terrasvogels, she wins the Dutch championship --- In Prague (Czech Republic), Nathalie participates again in the CupWinners Cup-tournament.
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2006 --- A highlight this year for Nathalie, is her participation with the National Team in the World Championships, which is being held at the Olympic site in Beijing (China) --- This year, in her fifth big league-season, Nathalie hits two more homeruns --- With Terrasvogels, she participates this year in the European CupWinners Cup-tournament in Italy.
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2005 --- In her first full season with the national squad, Nathalie participates in her first Canada Cup-tournament, but also the European Championships in Prague (Czech Republic), where the Dutch finish in third place --- In her first season with Terrasvogels, Nathalie plays in 29 games and hits .298 --- She also travels to Italy with Terrasvogels for the European Cup-tournament.
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2004 --- Nathalie plays in her first games for the Dutch National Team, with whom she participates in two international tournaments in Italy --- With DSC '74, Nathalie participates in her first European Cup-tournament, which is being held this year in Barcelona (Spain) --- In the regular season, she steals the most bases and shares first place with teammate Jacqueline Wesselink.
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2003 --- This year, Nathalie is selected for the Dutch National Junior Team and gets her first international experiences, participating in the World Championships in Nanjing (China) --- In her second big league-season, Nathalie again plays for DSC '74, which has a great season, as it wins the Dutch championship under the guidance of Head Coach Rob Walgien, who was a member of the Dutch National Team coachingstaff in 2000, 2006-2008 and headed the national squad in 2001.
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2002 --- After having played for Spaarnwoude since she was five years old, Nathalie decides to play for DSC '74 in Haarlem and with them, she makes her Dutch Major League-debut this year --- In her first season on the highest level, Nathalie plays in 23 games and collects 13 basehits, including her first homerun, finishing with a .260 batting average.

Family
NATHALIE is the daughter of Loek and Margaret Gosewehr and she has one sister, Eileen, who doesn't softball.

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