|High School:||LaSalle Academy|
2010 (JR): Started all 37 games for the Cadets ... hit .424 with a team-best 37 runs scored ... blasted 12 doubles, two triples and a home run while driving in 26 runs ... posted a slugging percentage of .585 and led the team with 18 walks ... led NU with a .973 fielding percentage over a team-high 222 chances ... tabbed as an All-GNAC second team performer ... named Team Most Valuable Player.
2009 (SO): Started all 35 contests ... batted .333 with 38 hits and 19 RBI ... second on the team in runs scored (33) and T-2nd in doubles (eight) and walks (10) ... belted two triples ... recorded a .971 fielding percentage in 207 chances ... gunned down five would-be base stealers.
2008 (FR): Started all 34 games ... rapped out 40 hits while registering a .360 batting average ... second on the team in runs scored (41) ... tied for second in doubles (six), triples (three), and homeruns (two) ... earned a team-high 18 walks ... recorded a .938 fielding percentage over 80 chances.
BEFORE NORWICH: Played four years of softball and ice hockey and one year of soccer at LaSalle Academy ... honor roll and Most Valuable Player of ice hockey team junior and senior year ... most improved player on softball team as a sophomore ... member of soccer team that won state championship and was ranked second in nation ... played for the RI Hot Shots and Swansea Rage softball teams ... won Massachusetts State Championship with the Rage.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Joe and Liz Balasco ... has two sisters; Jillian and Chelsea ... Mother, Liz Balasco played lacrosse at Plymouth State and was named All-New England ... Majoring in International Studies.