Chelsea Spencer
Chelsea Spencer

Player Profile

San Leandro, Calif.

High School:
Arroyo HS






Ninemire on Spencer: "Chelsea is one of the most outstanding shortstops in the country. She consistently makes plays in the hole and up the middle that change the game - plays that other people won't make. She'll get our pitchers motivated by her great defense and she's made the biggest improvement of anyone on the team in regards to hitting."

2004: Named a third team All-American, an All-Pacific Region selection and a second team All-Pac-10 member ... doubled home winning run in Region 5 victory against Mississippi State (5/21) ... has started every game of her collegiate career, a streak of 210 contests to begin the 2005 season ... second on Cal in RBIs (36) and home runs (8) and third in doubles (9), total bases (95) and stolen bases (17) ... her season batting average (.326) was an 81-point improvement over career average (.245) entering the season ... her 17 steals were seventh among Pac-10 players ... four sacrifice flies tallied tied catcher Haley Woods for team lead and was second among Pac-10 players ... terrorized Arizona State with three home runs and five RBIs in back-to-back Cal victories (5/1-2) ... posted a season-high seven-game hitting streak (4/18-5/2) ... had three games with three RBIs and one with four.

2003: Continued to come up huge when it counted as she hit .318 (7-for-22) with five RBIs and four runs in being named to the WCWS all-tournament team ... named to NCAA Region 7 Team, as her second inning sacrifice fly proved to be the difference in Cal's 1-0 defeat of DePaul in regional championship game at Michigan (5/18) ... led Cal and was second in the Pac-10 with 10 sacrifice bunts ... her 127 assists were second on Cal and eighth among Pac-10 fielders.

2002: Named to WCWS all-tournament team after posting a .308 batting average with two doubles and three RBIs ... homered in the fifth inning against Florida State (5/24) to give Cal a 1-0 victory in the WCWS en route to the title ... her first collegiate home run was the difference in a 1-0 victory against No. 25 Wisconsin (3/17) ... finished second on Cal with 15 doubles.

High School: Named a four-time All-Hayward Area Athletic League selection at Arroyo HS ... as a junior, was named HAAL Player of the Year ... selected to ANG Newspaper's Best of the Best in 2000 and 2001... batted .437 as a senior ... helped high school to 1998 and 1999 HAAL titles ... played club softball for West Bay Nuggets and the squad finished in third (1999) and fifth place (2000) at ASA nationals ... also played basketball for Arroyo HS, where she was a two-time All-HAAL selection.

Personal: American studies major ... would like to pursue a career in massage therapy ... parents are Doug and Karen Spencer ... Chelsea Diane Spencer was born May 15, 1983 in Oakland.

Spencer's Career Statistics
Year    G    AB    R    H     AVG   2B    3B    HR    RBI    BB    K    SB
2002    75   228   23   57   .250   15    0     3     32     16    29   1-1
2003    69   200   20   48   .240   3     1     2     25     7     25   4-4
2004    66   190   31   62   .326   9     0     8     36     14    19   17-19
Total   210  618   74   167  .270   27    1     13    93     37    73   22-24
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