BIRTHPLACE Perth, WA
ELITE CAPS 197
INTERNATIONAL CAPS 99
JUNIOR CLUB Illawarra Sparks
ASSOCIATION Southern Districts Netball Association
A superstar of Australian netball, shooter Caitlin Bassett has become the newest member of the GIANTS Netball team after signing with the Club for three years from 2019 onwards. The two-time Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) Grand Final champion was most recently named as MVP of the 2018 Grand Final match.
Bassett made her entry into elite netball in 2005 with West Coast Fever. For the last two years she has been a standout for Lightning in the circle. She finished the 2017 SSN season as the most accurate shooter in the competition, with a remarkable 94% accuracy, while during the 2018 regular season, Bassett netted 553 goals from 601 attempts and registered 12 goal assists.
Her successes go beyond the national level, as current Samsung Australian Diamonds Captain Bassett has 86 test caps to her name and has taken home two Netball World Championship Gold Medals (2011 and 2014), a Commonwealth Games Gold Medal (2014) and a Commonwealth Games Silver Medal (2018).
2018 Suncorp Super Netball Premiership
2018 Suncorp Super Netball Premiership Game MVP
2017 Suncorp Super Netball Premiership
2018 Commonwealth Game Silver Medalist
2015 Netball World Cup Gold Medalist
2014 Commonwealth Games Gold Medal
2011 Netball World Cup Gold Medalist