Nancy Morrison

Category

Builder

Sport

Multi-Sport

Hometown

Quispamsis

Year Inducted

2014

Sport Ambassador

builder

Nancy Morrison

HONOURED MEMBER

Biography

Nancy Morrison of Quispamsis is one of the world’s most elite softball officials. She has supervised five national events as umpire-in-chief and was selected as an umpire for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, including the gold medal game. She began her officiating career in 1982 as a basketball referee, and later added softball to her repertoire, reaching international certification in 1998. Morrison is a two-time N.B. official of the year.Championing fair play from the lowest to highest leagues, she is a role model among officials and is highly-regarded for her professionalism. Inducted into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, June 7, 2014

Quick Facts

  • Internationally certified Softball umpire since 1998 

  • Nationally certified Basketball referee since 1982 

  • Softball Umpire at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China 

  • Softball Umpire-in-Chief at 5 National events, including Canada Games 

  • Lead instructor at 5 Canadian National Umpire Conventions