Aggies to play at Weber State and host New Mexico.
Senior developed into strong player and leader while at USU.
Senior will graduate with name in the record books and great experiences.
Under Kalaba, the Eagles ended the 2009 season with a record of 19-21, advancing to the GSAC Tournament as the fifth seed, falling to Azusa Pacific. Biola was third in the conference with a 1.84 ERA and fourth in batting with a .273 team average.
In her first four seasons at Biola, the Eagles averaged 31 wins per year. In 2005, she led the Eagles to a 34-16 mark and the team's first NAIA Region II appearance in three seasons. In 2006, she led Biola to a 32-14 record, which was third-best season in the program's history.
In addition to coaching at Biola, Kalaba has coached the Jets Gold U18 team from 2002-2009. She was also the head coach at Arcadia High School in Arcadia, Calif., from 2000-04. Kalaba started her collegiate career at Hofstra University, playing there from 1996-97. After transferring to powerhouse UCLA, she was a catcher and utility player from 1997-99, helping the Bruins to the Women's College World Series title in 1999. A 2000 graduate of UCLA, she earned her bachelor's degree in history.
The former Carissa Millsap is married to Joe Kalaba. She is expected to announce her coaching staff in the coming weeks.
Kalaba's Coaching File 2005-09 - Biola University Head Coach 2002-09 - Jets Gold 18U Team Head Coach 2000-04- Arcadia High School Head Coach
Playing Experience 1996-97 - Hofstra 1998-99 - UCLA
Kalaba Tidbits -- After transferring from Hofstra University, Kalaba played two seasons at UCLA where the Bruins won the WCWS title in 1999.
-- During her tenure at Biola, she compiled an overall record of 143-93 (.606 winning percentage), averaging just under 29 wins per year.
-- Her husband, Joe, was an assistant coach for her at Biola.
-- She had three players earn all-GSAC honors this season, as well as two GSAC scholar-athletes.
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