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Claire Kersten

  • C
  • WD
  • DOB: 07/09/1989
  • Height: 175cm

Midcourter Claire Kersten caught everyone’s attention in 2017, backed that up in 2018 playing a new position and is set to deliver again in 2019.

On the back of regular court time, Kersten’s game has continued to evolve. From being a rock-solid wing defence, Kersten moved into centre last season with impressive results. Physically and mentally strong, Kersten has a calm demeanour, leads by example through her work ethic and is a senior leader at the Pulse. Kersten was a Silver Ferns and played for NZA while also being vice-captain of the jubilant FAST5 Ferns World Series -winning team during 2018.

Stats by season

Rebounds 0
Total Penalties (contact + obstruction) 105
Goal attempts 0
Deflections 40
Rebounds (Off) 0
Contact penalties 95
Matches played 16
Centre pass receives 2
Obstruction penalties 10
Minutes played 954
Turnovers 36
Goal percentage 0
Pickups 29
Intercepts 18
Goals 0
Feeds 373