Elite Athlete Program member Nicola Maitland has captained her team to a gold medal at the National Softball Championships this week, after beating out Queensland in a tight battle, winning 4 -2.

NSW finished with a record of 6 -1, only dropping one game to their grand final competitors Queensland on day one of the championships (3 -4). 

There other results throughout the week were as follows: 

Day One: 

NSW 8 defeated Papua New Guinea 1 

NSW 1 defeated New Zealand 0

NSW 3 defeated by Queensland 4

Day Two:

NSW 5 defeated Vic 4 

Day Three:

NSW 10 defeated Papua New Guinea 1

NSW 4 defeated QLD 2

NSW 1 defeated Victoria 0 

NSW 1 defeated NZ 0 

The Championships will be held in Redlands, Queensland and ran until the 27th of April.