Keen goes hard yards

Softballer, baseballer and hockey player Brittany Keen is no fan of ‘princess’ sports. Picture: Matthew Poon d399226
Softballer, baseballer and hockey player Brittany Keen is no fan of ‘princess’ sports. Picture: Matthew Poon d399226

‘They’re aggressive sports ” they’re not princess sports like netball,’ Keen said.

The 15-year-old is a member of the School Sport Australia national softball team are recently competed in Singapore at the South East Asian Youth Softball Tournament.

Keen trains in her three sports every day and the hard work is paying off.

She has an Australian All Stars medal from competing in the under 15s ‘All Star’ national baseball team last year and currently competes in both the juniors and women’s hockey league for the Victoria Park Hockey Club.

Keen said she hoped to one day be a member of the Hockeyroos and take part in an Olympic campaign.

School Sport WA coordinates 36 teams annually with students going on to compete at the national championships.