• Softball
  • 2009
  • Athlete

Vicky LeBlanc

Vicky LeBlanc, a native of Ste-Anne-de-Kent, had an outstanding 17-year softball career, starting with Notre Dame and ending at the Canadian Women’s Championship in 2002 - with a stop at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia along the way. The pitcher-third baseman won gold and silver team medals in Midget, Junior and Senior categories at the National level as well as being on New Brunswick title winners.

Known as one of the best pitchers of her era, she was a member of the national team for two world tournaments, three Canada Cups and also competed in the Pan-American Games. Winning many personal honors, she pitched a no-hitter in the 1998 World Championships. She was known as always being true to her New Brunswick roots, whether on the national or world stage.

Enrolled in the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, June 6, 2009

Quick Facts

  • Considered one of the world’s best female fast-pitch softball pitchers at the pinnacle of her career
  • Twice named “Player of the Game” during 1987 Midget Nationals Tournament
  • Named Top Batter and Top Player of Midget Nationals in 1988
  • Named Top Pitcher and Top Batter of Junior Nationals in 1991
  • Name Top Pitcher of the Junior Provincials of 1992
  • Junior National’s Top Player in 1992
  • Softball Athlete of the Year, 1997
  • Pitched a perfect game at the 1998 World Tournament in Japan: Canada defeated Denmark 7 – 0
  • Represented Canada at the 2000 Olympic Games of Sydney, Australia
  • Member of Softball New Brunswick’s Hall of Fame, 2007
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