Andrea Duran joins the UCLA coaching staff in 2011 for her first season as a volunteer assistant. Duran worked as the program's Director of Operations in 2010.
Duran is a member of the U.S. Women's National Team and helped Team USA to a silver medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. In the summer of 2009, the former Bruin great earned three gold medals with the U.S. team at the Canada Cup, the KFC World Cup of Softball and the Pan American Games Qualifier.
Duran's first appearance with the National Team came in 2006 when she helped the U.S. win gold at the World Cup and the ISF World Championships. She also won gold in 2007 at the Pan American Games, finishing first on the team with eight RBI and second with a .500 average.
In her four seasons at UCLA, Duran was a four-time All-Pac-10 selection, earning first-team honors in 2005 and 2006 and honorable mention accolades in 2003 and 2004. The two-time national champion ranks in the UCLA Top 10 in seven offensive categories, including third in stolen bases (44), tied for third in triples (17) and fourth in runs scored (172). She is the school's single-season record holder in triples with eight in 2005. For her career, Duran hit .322 with 31 home runs, 112 runs batted in and 42 doubles, starting all 236 games she played in.
Duran's best season as a Bruin came as a senior when she led the team in average (.355), runs scored (60), doubles (15), home runs (15), runs batted in (42), slugging percentage (.731) and stolen bases (20). She was a first-team All-American and All-Region honoree, as well as Pac-10 Player of the Year. Duran also earned All-Women's College World Series honors and was a three-time Pac-10 Player of the Week and two-time NFCA and USA Softball National POW.
In the classroom, Duran was named Pac-10 All-Academic three times, earning first-team honors as a junior and senior. In 2006, she was named a first-team ESPN/CoSIDA Academic All-American.
Duran earned her bachelor's degree in sociology from UCLA in 2006.
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