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1 Carly Balskus
1 Carly Balskus
Height: 6-0
Year: RS-Sr.
Hometown: Hebron
High School: RHAM '14
Position: Middle Hitter
m 30
k/s 2.03
h % .256
a/s 0.05
b/s 0.52
sa/s 0.38
d/s 1.17

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...

2018: As a third-year member on the team, earned third varsity letter…NEWVA Senior Classic…LEC Second-Team…LEC Academic Honor Roll…E-Club Outstanding Scholar Athlete Award…appeared in 30 matches with 209 kills and a .256 attack percentage…had 39 service aces and a .837 serving percentage…had 164 reception attempts with a .890 reception percentage…had 121 digs and lead the team with 54 blocks and averaged 2.72 points per set…in LEC regular season, appeared in 8 matches with 42 kills and a .242 attack percentage…had 4 service aces and a .864 serving percentage…had 14 reception attempts with a .786 reception percentage…had 21 digs with 17 blocks and averaged 2.38 points per set…appeared in 11 home matches with 67 kills and a .268 attack percentage…had 16 service aces and a .915 serving percentage…had 23 reception attempts with a .913 reception percentage…had 35 digs with 18 blocks and averaged 2.82 points per set…in LEC tournament play, appeared in 2 matches with 14 kills and a .400 attack percentage…had 3 service aces and a .905 serving percentage…had 9 digs with 4 blocks and averaged 2.79 points per set…had a season high attack percentage of .636 (8-1-11) against Southern Maine on October 27th…had a season high of 21 kills and 58 total attempts against Salve Regina on October 20th…had a season high of 23 points against Misericordia on October 13th…had a season high of 12 digs against UMass Dartmouth on October 20th…had a season high of 9 aces against Regis College on August 31st….had a season high of 7 blocks against Western New England on September 29th

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 ...

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 23 Albertus Magnus W, 3-0
Oct 27 Southern Me. W, 3-0
Oct 27 Mt. St. Vincent W, 3-0
Nov 2 Rhode Island Col. W, 3-0
Nov 3 Keene St. W, 3-1
Nov 9 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 30 8
Sets 103 24
Kills 209 42
Kills per set 2.03 1.75
Errors 75 18
Total Attacks 523 99
Hitting Percentage .256 .242
Assists 5 0
Assists per set 0.05 0.00
Service Aces 39 4
Service Errors 37 8
Service Aces per set 0.38 0.17
Reception Errors 18 3
Digs 121 21
Digs per set 1.17 0.88
Block Solo 11 5
Block Assist 43 12
Block Total 54 17
Blocks per set 0.52 0.71
Block Errors 7 1
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 280.5 57.0
Points per set 2.7 2.4
Matches started 29 8
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 31 at Regis (Mass.) W, 3-2 1 5 6 3 13 .231 0 9 1 0 2 0 2 1 2 0 16.0
Sep 1 Mitchell W, 3-0 1 3 3 2 8 .125 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 1 Nichols W, 3-0 1 3 5 2 12 .250 1 2 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Sep 4 at Roger Williams L, 3-0 1 3 0 1 6 -.167 0 2 3 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 3.0
Sep 7 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 3-2 1 5 7 2 19 .263 0 0 1 5 11 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Sep 8 vs. Clark University L, 3-0 1 3 4 2 22 .091 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 8 at Westfield St. W, 3-0 - 3 4 1 11 .273 0 0 1 1 5 1 1 0 2 0 5.5
Sep 15 at Keene St. L, 3-0 1 2 1 3 7 -.286 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 2.0
Sep 15 vs. Husson W, 3-0 1 3 4 1 13 .231 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 4.5
Sep 21 at Mass.-Boston W, 3-0 1 3 4 1 13 .231 0 0 3 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Sep 22 vs. Anna Maria W, 3-0 1 3 5 3 10 .200 0 0 2 0 4 1 1 0 2 0 6.5
Sep 22 at Framingham St. W, 3-2 1 5 14 4 25 .400 1 2 0 0 6 2 1 0 3 0 18.5
Sep 25 Western Conn. St. W, 3-0 1 3 4 2 9 .222 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Sep 29 at Western New Eng. W, 3-1 1 4 4 1 10 .300 0 0 2 0 2 0 7 0 7 0 7.5
Sep 29 vs. Westfield St. W, 3-0 1 3 17 3 33 .424 2 2 1 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 19.0
Oct 2 at Rhode Island Col. W, 3-1 1 4 8 4 17 .235 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 9.5
Oct 6 Castleton W, 3-0 1 2 4 3 9 .111 0 1 2 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 6 Connecticut Col. L, 3-0 1 3 5 4 21 .048 0 0 2 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 6.5
Oct 9 at Mass.-Dartmouth W, 3-1 1 4 7 1 17 .353 0 0 0 2 12 3 2 0 5 0 11.0
Oct 13 vs. Farmingdale State W, 3-0 1 3 7 2 14 .357 0 2 2 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Oct 13 at Misericordia L, 3-2 1 5 18 3 35 .429 0 4 3 3 8 0 2 0 2 0 23.0
Oct 19 Plymouth St. W, 3-0 1 3 6 3 16 .188 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Oct 20 at Salve Regina W, 3-2 1 5 21 7 58 .241 0 0 1 1 8 0 2 0 2 0 22.0
Oct 20 at Mass.-Dartmouth W, 3-1 1 4 9 5 33 .121 0 2 1 1 12 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Oct 23 Albertus Magnus W, 3-0 1 3 11 3 20 .400 0 3 1 1 8 0 2 0 2 0 15.0
Oct 27 Southern Me. W, 3-0 1 3 8 1 11 .636 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 11.0
Oct 27 Mt. St. Vincent W, 3-0 1 3 7 3 21 .190 0 2 0 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Nov 2 Rhode Island Col. W, 3-0 1 3 7 1 12 .500 1 2 1 0 4 0 1 1 1 0 9.5
Nov 3 Keene St. W, 3-1 1 4 7 1 18 .333 0 1 1 0 5 1 2 1 3 0 10.0
Nov 9 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-0 1 3 2 3 10 -.100 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
  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 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
Conference 8 24 42 1.75 18 99 .242 0 0.00 4 0.17 21 0.88 5 12 17 0.71 57.0 2.4
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Home 11 33 67 2.03 25 157 .268 2 0.06 16 0.48 35 1.06 2 16 18 0.55 93.0 2.8
Away 14 55 105 1.91 39 274 .241 1 0.02 19 0.35 69 1.25 8 25 33 0.60 144.5 2.6
Neutral 5 15 37 2.47 11 92 .283 2 0.13 4 0.27 17 1.13 1 2 3 0.20 43.0 2.9
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Wins 23 79 172 2.18 57 403 .285 5 0.06 33 0.42 94 1.19 9 36 45 0.57 232.0 2.9
Losses 7 24 37 1.54 18 120 .158 0 0.00 6 0.25 27 1.13 2 7 9 0.38 48.5 2.0
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August 1 5 6 1.20 3 13 .231 0 0.00 9 1.80 2 0.40 0 2 2 0.40 16.0 3.2
September 14 46 76 1.65 28 198 .242 4 0.09 10 0.22 46 1.00 5 20 25 0.54 101.0 2.2
October 12 42 111 2.64 39 272 .265 0 0.00 17 0.40 63 1.50 5 18 23 0.55 142.0 3.4
November 3 10 16 1.60 5 40 .275 1 0.10 3 0.30 10 1.00 1 3 4 0.40 21.5 2.1