Player Profile – Chelsea Forkin

Chelsea Forkin

Personal Details

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Position:
Outfield
Cap number:
242
Club:
Bears Softball Club
Association:
Brisbane Softball Association (Qld)
Height:
175cm
Date of birth:
14/07/1989

Biography

Chelsea was vice-captain of the Australian Junior Women’s Team at the VIII Jr Women’s Softball World Championship in 2007, winning a bronze medal.

Between 2006 and 2015, Chelsea has represented the WA Open Women’s Team and during that period has won three national championships.

In 2016, Chelsea turned professional and joined the Dallas Charge in the National Pro-Fastpitch league as a rookie and in 2017 she signed with the Chicago Bandits in that league.

Tournament History

2016:
XV Women’s Softball World Championship, Surrey, Canada
2014:
2014 XIV Women’s Softball World Championship, Haarlem, Netherlands (bronze medal)
2012:
XIII Women’s Softball World Championship, Yukon, Canada (bronze medal)
2010:
XII Women’s Softball World Championship, Caracas, Venezuela
2007:
VIII Jr Women’s Softball World Championship, Enschede, Netherlands (bronze medal)

Awards

2017:
Most Valuable Player, Women’s National Softball Championship
2012:
Softball Australia Female Softballer of the Year
Batting Award, Women’s National Softball Championship
2008:
Softball Australia Junior Female Softballer of the Year
2007:
Most Valuable Player, U19 Women’s National Softball Championship
Batter Award, U19 Women’s National Softball Championship
Canada Cup
VIII Jr Women’s Softball World Championship, Enschede, Netherlands (bronze medal)