Born January 7, 1980, in Bellevue, Wash. … son of Stephen and Robin Colburn … biology major ... entered UW with a 3.7 GPA after JC.
2001 (Junior) -- After not getting much mound time early in the year, emerged as a solid reliever down the stretch … four of his six relief outings came in May … struck out one in an inning and two-thirds of no-hit relief at Gonzaga … struck out the only batter he faced vs. OSU May 5 … worked five and one-third relief innings vs. ASU May 13, striking out five … gave up a run in two and a third innings at Arizona May 18.
Lower Columbia CC
Earned two letters as a pitcher at Lower Columbia playing for coach Kelly Smith … captained the team as a sophomore … led the team to a 40-5 finish his first season and a a 33-12 mark his second … his freshman year team won 28 games in a row and had a 1.93 team ERA, both league records … as a freshman, posted a 3-0 record and a 1.86 earned run average … his second year, went 6-1 with a 2.18 ERA … won several academic awards in 2000: NWAACC Scholar-Athlete, NASA Space Grant Award and Lower Columbia College Scholar-Athlete.
Skyview High School
Skyview didn’t sponsor varsity baseball, but did play four years of American Legion ball in Billings … drafted by the Rockies in the 32nd round of the 1998 draft … team went 22-2 and finished second in the state his junior and senior summers … his final season, posted a 1.96 ERA and a .433 batting average … once struck out 17 over eight innings while going 4-for-5 at the plate in a single game … earned three basketball letters … member of the National Honor Society.
GREG COLBURN’S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS:
Year ERA W-L G/GS CG ShO Sv IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR 2001 3.07 0-0 6/0 0 0 0 14.2 12 8 5 6 11 2 0 2