One of Australia's brightest young netball talents Maisie Nankivell has joined Mizuno's growing team of Netball athletes. The 20-year-old signed with Suncorp Super Netball League side the Adelaide Thunderbirds last year as an injury replacement player during the 2019 season and didn’t take long to impress.
A dual athlete, Nankivell also was on the rookie list for the Crows in the AFLW during the 2019 season. Maisie is known for her ability to create pressure and impact play after putting forward great performances going toe to toe with a number of experienced players during her 8 games in SSNL. Mizuno Australia's Head of Sales and Marketing Shane Holub was excited with the addition, saying; "Maisie is another great addition for Mizuno. We are really excited to have another young athlete on the rise and we are excited to be on this journey with her. She possesses many great qualities she’s a versatile mid-courter and her competitiveness is just about as good as anyone on court. On top of this she loves our Netball product which further clarifies why she is the perfect addition “
Some of Maisie’s achievements thus far include:
- Adelaide Thunderbirds contract player (2020 season)
- Southern Force ANL Most Valuable Player (2019)
- U17 and U19 South Australia State Netball representative
- U17 and U19 National TID Australian squad player.
Nankivell is currently wearing the Wave Stealth V on court so be sure to be on the lookout as she is set to take her Suncorp Super Netball career to the next level in 2020. For more info on the Mizuno Netball range Click here