Chelsey Chamberlain
Position: Assistant Director of Communications
Hometown: Grants Pass, Ore.
Alma Mater: Pacific University ('12)

Chelsey Chamberlain enters her first season with New Mexico Athletics as the Assistant Director of Communications. She is responsible for the day-to-day operations for the volleyball, skiing and softball programs. She will also oversee academic awards and social media outlets.

She comes to Albuquerque after a year and half in the sports information office at Pacific University, a Division III school in Forest Grove, Ore. She served as the primary contact for nine sports, including men’s and women’s soccer, women’s basketball, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s swimming, softball and women’s tennis. Aside from updating Pacific’s social media outlets, such as Facebook and Twitter, she also developed an instagram account for the main athletics.

Chamberlain graduated with a bachelor’s of arts in literature from Pacific University in 2012. During her four years as an undergraduate she worked in the Sports Information office, under Blake Timm, as an office assistant and statistician.

While working towards her literature degree and working in the Sports Information office, Chamberlain was also a four-year member of the Pacific softball team. She became one of the most decorated players in Pacific softball history and one of the program’s top sluggers. Chamberlain ended her career as a four-time First Team All-Northwest Conference selection and a three-time NFCA All-West Region selection. Chamberlain holds the single season home run record (13), career home run record (44), and single season RBI record (63). Not only did Chamberlain hit the long ball, she also pitched during her four years, holding a 29-25 record. Chamberlain was selected as Pacific’s Outstanding Senior Athlete in 2012.

Born and raised in Grants Pass, Ore., Chamberlain won the softball state championship in 2008 for Grants Pass High School, knocking in the winning hit, which would go on to be the first softball state championship in school history. Chamberlain now resides in Albuquerque.