Krista Boling
Krista Boling

Player Profile

San Jose, CA

High School:



2000 — A starter in all 24 matches …?First-team All-Pac-10 selection … Soccer Buzz All-American …?NSCAA/adidas All-Far-West Region selection …?Member of a Bruin defense that ranked fourth in the country, allowing just 10 goals all season …?Helped the Bruins notch a school-record 15 shutouts …?Assisted on the game-winning goal that beat Clemson, 2-1 in the NCAA Quarterfinals on Nov. 25 in South Carolina …?Scored a goal in UCLA’s 3-0 victory over Fresno State on Sept. 29 …?Finished the year with three points on a goal and an assist.

1999 — Recipient of UCLA’s Defensive MVP Award … One of four Bruins to have started all 21 games …?Led the team in minutes played with 1,910, playing in all but 15 … Recorded her first collegiate goal against Washington … Had assists in UCLA shutouts against UNC-Charlotte and UC Irvine …?Helped lead the Bruin defense to nine shutouts …?Helped the Bruin defense post a four-game shutout streak from Sept. 6-7, which ties for the longest consecutive shutout streak in school history … Helped limit opponents to five or less shots on goal in seven games and five or less shots on goal in 13 games …?Helped limit Cal State Fullerton, UC Irvine, Texas Christian and Arizona State to only two shots … Helped shut out Pac-10 rival USC and hold the Trojans to only three shots.

1998 — Started UCLA’s last 13 games … Helped UCLA post six shutouts in that time … Helped limit Oregon State to a school- record low one shot, Villanova to two shots and Oregon to three shots on goal … Played in 20 of UCLA’s 22 games … Voted Most Improved by her teammates.

U.S. National Team Experience — Current member of the Under-21 U.S. National Team Pool.

High School/Club — Named a first-team Parade All-American her senior year … Selected to Soccer America’s Top 25 High School Recruit list … Received first-team all-league honors all four years … First-team All-CCS selection her junior season … Named the league’s Most Valuable Defensive Player both her junior and senior years … Helped her squad win the 1996 and 1998 CCS championships and receive second place in 1995 and 1997 … Had no goals scored against her in her entire four years at Presentation … While playing only defense, she scored 11 goals and 12 assists in high school … A four year member of the State and Regional ODP team … Member of the club team the Central Valley Mercury … Helped lead the Mercury to three national championships in 1996, 1997 and 1998, seven state titles in 1992-94 and 1996-98 and four regional titles in 1992, 1994, 1996 and 1997.

Personal — Full name is Krista Adel Boling … Has three sisters, Kara, Alisa and twin sister and fellow Bruin Breana … Born June 25, 1980 in Oakland, CA … Majoring in sociology.