Krista Colburn begins her fifth year with the UCLA softball team as an undergraduate assistant coach in 2009.
Colburn started all 233 games she appeared in at UCLA. She posted a .319 career batting average with 19 home runs, 116 runs batted in, 135 runs scored, 22 stolen bases and 99 walks. Her 99 free passes rank her third on the Bruins' all-time list.
In her junior season of 2007, Colburn led the Bruins with a .382 average and 50 runs scored, also posting seven homers, 32 RBI, 35 walks and 11 steals. For her efforts, she was named a second-team NFCA All-American and first-team All-Region and All-Pac-10.
Colburn also earned second-team All-Region accolades in 2008 and was a three-time All-Pac-10 honoree, receiving second-team honors in 2006 and 2008. In 2005, Colburn was recognized on the Women's College World Series All-Tournament team. She twice was named to the Pac-10 All-Academic squad, earning second-team honors in 2007 and honorable mention plaudits in `08.