Geva Mentor

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Geva Kate Mentor
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Personal information
Full name Geva Kate Mentor
Born (1984-09-17) 17 September 1984 (age 29)
Bournemouth, England
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
School St Peter's Catholic Comprehensive School
University University of Bath
Netball career
Playing position(s): GK, GD
Last updated: 15 October 2010

Geva Kate Mentor (born 17 September 1984 in Bournemouth, England) is an English international netball player. Mentor was selected for the England national team in 2000, debuting the following year against New Zealand, at age 16. To date she has received a silver medal at the 2005 World Youth Netball Championships in Miami, Florida, and two bronze medals at the 2006 and 2010 Commonwealth Games.[1][2][3]

As of 2010, Mentor plays with the Surrey Storm in the Netball Superleague, after winning two Superleague premierships with TeamBath.[4] In 2008, she signed up to play in the Australasian ANZ Championship with the Adelaide Thunderbirds. Mentor played three seasons with the Thunderbirds, and was a member of their 2010 championship-winning team. For the 2011 ANZ Championship season, she has signed with the Melbourne Vixens following changes to player eligibility rules.[5] By playing in the 2011 ANZ Championship, Mentor became ineligible for the England national team for that year, including the 2011 Netball World Championships in Singapore,[6] although this ineligibility was later overturned allowing Mentor to play for England in the World Championships.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "England Netball profile: Geva Mentor". Retrieved 26 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "2010 Adelaide Thunderbirds profile: Geva Mentor". Retrieved 26 September 2010. [dead link]
  3. ^ "England win bronze in netball". BBC News. 14 October 2010. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  4. ^ Hudson, Louise (29 September 2009). "Sonia Mkoloma and Geva Mentor sign for Surrey Storm". Sportsister. Retrieved 5 October 2010. 
  5. ^ Williams, Rebecca (16 September 2010). "Dynamic signing for Melbourne Vixens". Herald Sun. Retrieved 26 September 2010. 
  6. ^ Newstalk ZB; ONE Sport (15 September 2010). "Mkoloma, Mentor snub England". TVNZ. Retrieved 26 September 2010. 
  7. ^ http://www.netballonline.info/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=19224

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