Marissa Olberding is a graduate assistant in the athletics communication department and serves as the primary contact for track and field and cross country. She is also responsible for the publication of the athletics department's Redbird Magazine.
Olberding received her undergraduate degree from Kansas State in mass communications and public relations option with minors in business and marketing. At K-State, Olberding worked as a student intern in the athletics communication department for four years, while also serving as the primary media contact for women's golf during her last two years of undergrad. In addition, Olberding also assisted with football, basketball, volleyball, baseball and track and field.
The Leawood, Kan., native will be pursuing a Master's degree in sport management at Illinois State.