Foster is the only senior on this year's team...tri-captain with Ashley Walker and Lauren Greif...will challenge for playing time at both forward spots and always shows a willingness to do whatever her team needs...known as one of the team's best talkers on the court...verbally committed to Cal early in the process, indicating her confidence in the direction of Cal basketball...one of the hardest workers the program has ever had...her competitiveness and drive separate her from other players...excellent scorer and tenacious rebounder...capable of guarding perimeter or post players...excels at taking charges.
As a junior in 2006-07:Played in all 32 games and started the first two games of the season against Saint Mary's and Florida...co-recipient of the Alisa Lewis Heart and Hustle Award...averaged 3.6 ppg and 1.8 rpg in 12.8 mpg...played at least 17 minutes in 13 contests, including a season-high 31 minutes in the first round of NCAAs vs. Notre Dame where she notched eight points, six boards, one assist and one block...third on the team in field goal percentage (career-best 52.4%) among players in the regular rotation...shot a career-best 73.3 percent from the foul line...scored in double figures in three games...recorded a career-high 15 points and was 7-of-8 from the field in Cal's 96-54 win over Harvard in the first round of the Contra Costa Times Classic...added 11 points and four rebounds vs. Saint Mary's and 10 points and a season-high five boards in the Bears' 72-45 dismantling of Washington State in Berkeley...sparked the Bears with nine points in wins over Belmont and at Washington...added eight points and two rebounds off the bench against No. 2-seeded Arizona State in the semifinals of the Pac-10 Tournament...contributed four points and four rebounds in Cal's 72-57 triumph at No. 8 Stanford...averaged 8.0 ppg through the first six games of the season.
As a sophomore in 2005-06: Tri-captain with Reneé Wright and Sarah Pool...the first post off the Bears' bench...played in all 30 games and made eight starts...averaged 4.0 points and 2.7 rebounds in 17.6 minutes per game...logged at least 20 minutes in 13 outings, including a career-high 38 minutes vs. St. John's as a starter in the NCAA first-round game...registered six points and six rebounds vs. the Red Storm...in a win at Arizona, matched her career highs of 13 points (tied for team-high honors in that game) and seven rebounds...recorded four double-digit scoring games...experienced her best weekend of the season at the Contra Costa Times Classic, tallying 10 points and four rebounds in a win over Columbia and 12 points and seven boards in the championship victory vs. UNLV...notched 10 points and four rebounds in the season opener vs. Eastern Washington...posted six points, two rebounds and a steal to help Cal secure a 72-67 win over No. 23 USC Jan. 27...in the road win over the Women of Troy, Foster played the final 5:05 of the game after starting center Devanei Hampton fouled out, and Foster sank two free throws with four seconds to play to solidify the win...dished off a career-high five assists vs. South Carolina State...hauled in seven boards vs. UC Davis.
As a freshman in 2004-05: Saw action in 28 games, earning starts against Hampton and at Oregon Dec. 27...selected the team's Best Defensive Player...one of Cal's top reserves...tallied 4.5 points and 1.9 rebounds per game...solid free throw shooter (70.5 percent)...broke her nose during the Pac-10 opening weekend at Oregon...recorded a career-high 13 points at USC Feb. 20 to lead Cal...posted nine points vs. Idaho, Hampton and Oregon Feb. 26...corralled a career-high six rebounds in the Bears' win over Cal State Northridge...set several current and former career highs in Cal's win over Long Beach State - assists (3), steals (2) and minutes played (28)...received the Saul Becker Coaches Award.
High School: Poured in 21.3 points per game in the 2004 San Francisco Pro Am League...averaged 25 points, 16 rebounds, five blocks, three steals and three assists per game as a senior at Del Campo High School...earned an assortment of honors as a senior - honorable mention All-America, second-team all-state, league MVP, all-city and team MVP...her senior year squad posted a 22-8 record...as a junior, averaged 23 points, 15 rebounds, five blocks, three steals and two assists per game during her team's 19-11 season...recorded 24 double-doubles and career highs of 40 points and 24 rebounds as a junior...her junior year accolades included league MVP, first-team all-city by the Sacramento Bee, second-team all-state by Cal-Hi Sports and team MVP...earned honorable mention All-America and first-team all-league and all-city honors in water polo.
Personal: Krista Summer Foster was born Nov. 28, 1985, in Sacramento, Calif....parents are Kip and Joyce Foster...has an older brother, Josh...hobbies include movies and collecting butterflies...legal studies major.