1 Carly Balskus
1 Carly Balskus
Height: 6-0
Year: RS-Sr.
Hometown: Hebron
High School: RHAM '14
Position: Outside Hitter
m 27
k/s 2.54
h % .209
a/s 0.08
b/s 0.33
sa/s 0.09
d/s 1.06

Enrolled at Eastern in the spring of 2016 after three semesters at Southern Connecticut... saw action in the fall of 2015, appearing in 53 sets and averaging 1.98 kills, 1.85 digs and 0.32 blocks for the Owls (7-26, 1-13 Northeast-10)...  against AIC Oct. 27, had 12 kills with a .241 attack percentage with five digs and a block assist in a four-set loss...

2017: LEC All Academic Honor Roll...Appeared in 27 matches with 225 kills and a .211 attack percentage...had 8 service aces and a .837 serving percentage...had 92 digs and 32 blocks while averaging 2.87 points per set...in LEC play, appeared in 7 matches with 69 kills and a .172 attack percentage...had a .941 serving percentage...had 24 digs and 5 blocks while averaging 3.02 points per set...appeared in all 12 homes matches with 88 kills and had a .156 attack percentage...had 3 service aces with a .912 serving percentage...had 3 reception attempts with a .940 reception percentage...had 46 digs and 10 blocks while averaging 2.54 points per set...in LEC playoffs, appeared in 2 matches with 22 kills and a .263 attack percentage...had 3 reception attempts and a 1.000 reception percentage...had 2 blocks while averaging 3.83 points per set...had a season high attack percentage of .550 (13-2-20) against UMaine-Presque Isle on Sept 23rd...had a season high of 18 kills and 19 points against Plymouth State on Sept. 23rd...had a season high of 2 aces against Westfield St. on Sept 30th...

2016: 1st year member of program lettering for the first time...Appeared in 31 matches with 179 kills and a .157 attack percentage...had 78 digs and 29 blocks while averaging 1.91 points per set...in LEC play, appeared in 7 matches with 44 kills and a .139 attack percentage...had 19 digs and 6 blocks while averaging 1.83 points per set...appeared in 13 home matches with 76 kills and had a .210 attack percentage...had 83 reception attempts with a .880 reception percentage...had 26 digs and 9 blocks while averaging 2.17 points per set...in LEC playoffs, appeared in 2 matches with 15 kills and a .086 attack percentage...had 7 reception attempts and a .714 reception percentage...had 5 blocks while averaging 2.64 points per set...had a season high attack percentage of .500 (8-0-16) against Smith College on October 1st ...had a season high of 13 kills and 14.5 points against Kean University on September 4th ...

Coach Droesch:"Carly continues to develop multiple aspects of her game. She is jumping higher than I’ve seen and her passing and defense has improved immensely. Carly will be an offensive threat from the outside with a sharp swing and improved shot selection."

High School: Played volleyball and softball... two-year starter at outside hitter in state power volleyball program... volleyball team reached state title match three times, winning Class "M" championship in her freshman season and Class "L" title in her senior season... senior volleyball team lost one match...

Other: Played four years for Husky Volleyball High Performance Team...

PERSONAL: born Carly R. Balskus February 2, 1996... Parents: Stacey and John…Major: Biology... Career plans: Nursing... Residence: Hebron, CT

 

CARLY...REVEALED

If you did not have to sleep, what would you do with the extra time? Depends what day it is ;)

What job would you be terrible at? Anything in a cubicle

What song have you completely memorized? Here for the Party- Gretchen Wilson

What could you give a 30 minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation? Uhhhhh volleyball.....?

What would you rate a 10/10? My dog Roxie

What fad or trend do you hope comes back? Bell-bottom jeans

What is one thing do you really want but cannot afford? Travel to Europe tomorrow

What question would you most like to know the answer to? Can I have the answer to all other questions?

What dumb accomplishment are you most proud of? Thinking of an answer for the previous question.

What stereotype do you completely live up to? Wait what about blondes?

What is one of your favorite smells? Banana bread in the oven

What is something your friends would consider “so you”? Cowgirl boots

What gets you fired up? Good music and good plays (on the court)

What irrational fear do you have? Ghosts

What was the most memorable gift you received? A time capsule

What stat for your life would you most like to see? How much money I’ve used

Which one of your scars has the best story behind it? I fell at work

What is the worst and best thing about getting older? Best: independence Worst: responsibility that comes with independence

What childish thing do you still enjoy? Coloring

What is your spirit animal? Definitely a sloth

What is your pet peeve? Inconsideration

 

Recent Games
Oct 20 Mass.-Boston L, 3-0
Oct 24 at Western Conn. St. L, 3-0
Oct 28 at Southern Me. W, 3-0
Oct 28 vs. Me.-Presque Isle W, 3-0
Oct 31 Southern Me. W, 3-0
Nov 2 at Keene St. L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 27 7
Sets 89 24
Kills 226 69
Kills per set 2.54 2.88
Errors 91 33
Total Attacks 645 209
Hitting Percentage .209 .172
Assists 7 3
Assists per set 0.08 0.13
Service Aces 8 0
Service Errors 13 1
Service Aces per set 0.09 0.00
Reception Errors 5 1
Digs 94 24
Digs per set 1.06 1.00
Block Solo 10 2
Block Assist 19 3
Block Total 29 5
Blocks per set 0.33 0.21
Block Errors 6 5
Ball Handling Errors 4 1
Points 253.5 72.5
Points per set 2.8 3.0
Matches started 25 7
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 1 at Mitchell W, 3-0 1 3 6 2 16 .250 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Sep 2 Lesley W, 3-0 1 3 12 1 23 .478 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Sep 2 Dean W, 3-0 1 3 6 3 12 .250 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Sep 5 at Eastern Nazarene W, 3-0 1 3 6 1 16 .313 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Sep 8 at Trinity (Conn.) W, 3-2 - 5 8 4 33 .121 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 2 8.5
Sep 9 vs. Clark University W, 3-2 1 5 12 1 36 .306 1 0 2 0 5 4 0 0 4 0 16.0
Sep 9 vs. Westfield St. L, 3-0 - 3 3 2 25 .040 0 1 3 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 12 Roger Williams L, 3-0 1 3 3 4 12 -.083 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Sep 16 Keene St. L, 3-0 1 3 6 11 37 -.135 0 0 1 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Sep 16 Salve Regina L, 3-0 1 3 7 2 19 .263 1 0 0 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 23 at Plymouth St. W, 3-1 1 4 18 3 36 .417 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 19.0
Sep 23 vs. Me.-Presque Isle W, 3-0 1 3 13 2 20 .550 0 0 0 0 6 2 2 1 4 0 16.0
Sep 26 Connecticut Col. L, 3-0 1 3 0 7 18 -.389 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0.5
Sep 30 at Western New Eng. L, 3-1 1 4 7 6 31 .032 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Sep 30 vs. Westfield St. W, 3-0 1 3 7 3 13 .308 0 2 2 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Oct 3 Rhode Island Col. W, 3-2 1 5 17 4 50 .260 1 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 17.0
Oct 7 Nichols W, 3-0 1 3 6 2 14 .286 1 1 1 0 8 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Oct 7 Penn St.-Abington W, 3-0 1 3 6 1 14 .357 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Oct 10 Mass.-Dartmouth W, 3-0 1 3 10 3 22 .318 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 1 3 0 12.0
Oct 14 vs. Bridgewater St. W, 3-0 1 3 7 3 21 .190 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Oct 14 at MCLA W, 3-0 1 3 13 4 27 .333 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 15.0
Oct 20 Mass.-Boston L, 3-0 1 3 6 5 27 .037 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 6.0
Oct 24 at Western Conn. St. L, 3-0 1 3 6 7 21 -.048 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 6.5
Oct 28 at Southern Me. W, 3-0 1 3 6 0 16 .375 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 6.0
Oct 28 vs. Me.-Presque Isle W, 3-0 1 3 13 3 29 .345 0 0 1 1 9 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Oct 31 Southern Me. W, 3-0 1 3 9 2 27 .259 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 1 1 9.5
Nov 2 at Keene St. L, 3-0 1 3 13 5 30 .267 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2016-17 31 103 179 1.74 89 572 .157 5 0.05 2 0.02 78 0.76 3 26 29 0.28 197.0 1.9
2017-18 27 89 226 2.54 91 645 .209 7 0.08 8 0.09 94 1.06 10 19 29 0.33 253.5 2.8
2018-19 30 103 209 2.03 75 523 .256 5 0.05 39 0.38 121 1.17 11 43 54 0.52 280.5 2.7
Total 88 295 614 2.08 255 1740 .206 17 0.06 49 0.17 293 0.99 24 88 112 0.38 731.0 2.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 27 89 226 2.54 91 645 .209 7 0.08 8 0.09 94 1.06 10 19 29 0.33 253.5 2.8
Conference 7 24 69 2.88 33 209 .172 3 0.13 0 0.00 24 1.00 2 3 5 0.21 72.5 3.0
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Home 12 38 88 2.32 45 275 .156 5 0.13 3 0.08 46 1.21 1 9 10 0.26 96.5 2.5
Away 9 31 83 2.68 32 226 .226 1 0.03 2 0.06 17 0.55 3 5 8 0.26 90.5 2.9
Neutral 6 20 55 2.75 14 144 .285 1 0.05 3 0.15 31 1.55 6 5 11 0.55 66.5 3.3
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Wins 18 61 175 2.87 42 425 .313 5 0.08 7 0.11 64 1.05 10 14 24 0.39 199.0 3.3
Losses 9 28 51 1.82 49 220 .009 2 0.07 1 0.04 30 1.07 0 5 5 0.18 54.5 1.9
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September 15 51 114 2.24 52 347 .179 3 0.06 7 0.14 54 1.06 7 10 17 0.33 133.0 2.6
October 11 35 99 2.83 34 268 .243 4 0.11 1 0.03 39 1.11 3 8 11 0.31 107.0 3.1
November 1 3 13 4.33 5 30 .267 0 0.00 0 0.00 1 0.33 0 1 1 0.33 13.5 4.5