SHIMONA NELSON

GS, GA

After making her Collingwood debut in 2019, Nelson is ready for a big second season in 2020.

As a young goaler, Nelson broke into the Jamaican netball scene in 2017, representing her home country in the Under 21 national squad and Fast5 team.

In 2018, Nelson made the move to Australia, taking the court as a replacement player for the Adelaide Thunderbirds. She starred providing a total of 418 goals throughout the season.

A natural athlete, Nelson is one of the most exciting up and coming talents within the league.

Personal Info

DOB
01/12/1998
Height
195cm
Previous Club
Adelaide Thunderbirds

Fun Facts

  • Outside of Netball: I enjoy studying (psychological science) and colouring when I'm not as busy.
  • Next Holiday Destination: probably my next holiday destination will be Bali.
  • Hidden Talent: my hidden talents include braiding hair and cooking.
  • Advice: a piece of advice that I would give to an aspired netball player is to always work hard and do extras where necessary.
  • One word to describe me: creative.