17 - Brett Balkan
Brett Balkan
Height: 5-10
Weight: 182
Year: Senior
Hometown: Carlsbad, CA
Position: INF
Major: Communications
Bats/Throws: R/R
EXP: 1V
Previous School: San Diego Mesa College
gp 37
avg .274
hr -
rbi 17
r 14
sb 4

2013

Brett Balkan competed in four games for Northridge early in the season before an injury cut it short. He went 4-for-7 at the plate with an RBI and three runs scored. Balkan also drew three walks and had a sacrifice bunt.

2012

Balkan went 2-for-3 with two RBI including the game winner in the ninth inning in the Opening Day win at Sacramento State and also recorded six assists from third base on the day. He went 1-for-4 and scored a run in the home opener vs. #22 UCLA. Balkan drove in two runs with a single against Washington and had two RBI in the series sweep of Northwestern. He went 1-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI at San Diego State on Mar. 4. Balkan went 2-for-3 at the plate and was hit by a pitch in the series finale against Indiana (3/11). He drove in a run with his first double of the year against Rhode Island (3/14). Balkan went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI at LMU (3/20) and he came on as a pinch hitter, walked twice and scored a run against the Lions on April 3. He came in as a defensive replacement at CSU Bakersfield (5/22) and drew a walk in his only plate appearance.

SAN DIEGO MESA COLLEGE

Balkan played two seasons for the Olympians in 2010-11 as an infielder. In his final season at San Diego Mesa, he was named a 1st Team All-American by the California Community College Athletic Association for the Southern California All-American Team. He also was awarded with a Gold Glove for his work at shortstop by the Northwest Association of Community Colleges.

CARLSBAD HIGH SCHOOL

Balkan was a two-sport athlete for the Lancers, also competing in soccer as a midfielder and forward. He earned numerous honors in both sports, bringing home 1st Team All-League and MVP accolades in 2008 and 2nd Team All-League and Best Offensive Player in 2009 as a soccer player. On the diamond, he earned a Gold Glove as the best defensive player in both 2008 and 2009. Balkan graduated in 2009 with a 3.4 GPA.

CAREER BATTING STATS

Year GP-GS  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SF SH SB-ATT AVG
2012  32-26  82
 8
16
 1
 0  0  11
 9  6  1  3   1-2 .195
2013
   4-3
  7
 3
 4
 0
 0  0   1
 3
 2
 0
 1
  0-0
.571
                             
                             
Total  36-29
 89
11
20
 1
 0  0  12
12
 8
 1  4   1-2 .225
                             


Recent Games
Apr 11 at UC Irvine L, 7-5
Apr 12 at UC Irvine L, 5-4
Apr 13 at UC Irvine L, 10-2
Apr 15 Pepperdine L, 9-5
Apr 17 Hawai'i W, 6-2
Apr 18 Hawai'i W, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 37 11
Plate appearances 149 41
At Bats 124 36
Runs 14 4
Hits 34 12
Doubles 2 -
Triples - -
Home Runs - -
Runs Batted In 17 7
Total bases 36 12
Walks 7 -
Hit by pitch 8 2
Strikeouts 9 3
Sacrifice Flies 1 1
Sacrifice Hits 9 2
Hit into double play 5 2
Stolen Bases 4 4
Caught Stealing 1 -
Batting Average .274 .333
On Base Percentage .350 .359
Slugging Percentage .290 .333
Appearances 0 0
Games started 0 0
Wins 0 0
Losses 0 0
Saves 0 0
Complete Games - -
Shutouts - -
Innings Pitched 0.0 0.0
Hits - -
Runs - -
Earned Runs - -
Walks - -
Strikeouts - -
Strikeouts per Game - -
Doubles Allowed - -
Triples Allowed - -
Home Runs Allows - -
At Bats Against - -
Batting Average Against - -
Earned Run Average 0.00 0.00
Wild pitches - -
Hit Batters - -
Balks - -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed - -
Sacrifice Hits Allowed - -
Total Chances 160 46
Put Outs 59 21
Assists 98 24
Errors 3 1
Fielding Percentage .981 .978
Double Plays 19 7
Stolen Bases Allowed - -
Runners Caught Stealing - -
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage - -
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Feb 1 Alumni W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at Bethune-Cookman L, 2-1 3 0 0 - - - 0 - 2 - -
Feb 15 at Bethune-Cookman W, 2-1 5 0 1 1 - - 1 - 1 - -
Feb 16 at Bethune-Cookman W, 2-0 5 0 2 - - - 1 - - - -
Feb 18 at #12 UCLA L, 7-1 3 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 21 Seattle L, 4-2 3 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 22 Seattle W, 14-4 3 3 2 - - - 2 1 - - -
Feb 22 Seattle W, 4-3 4 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 23 Seattle L, 4-2 4 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 27 Washington State W, 3-2 4 1 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 28 Washington State   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 Washington State L, 1-0 4 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 2 Washington State W, 1-0 2 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 4 at Bakersfield L, 3-1 4 0 1 - - - 1 - 1 - -
Mar 5 at Loyola Marymount L, 12-11 5 2 1 - - - 1 2 - - -
Mar 7 at #20 Sam Houston State L, 6-0 3 0 0 - - - 0 1 - - -
Mar 8 at #20 Sam Houston State L, 2-1 3 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 9 at #20 Sam Houston State L, 3-2 6 0 0 - - - 0 - - - 1
Mar 10 Utah Valley W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 San Diego State L, 12-0 3 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Mar 13 West Virginia L, 5-4 2 1 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 14 West Virginia W, 4-2 3 0 2 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 15 West Virginia L, 14-11 3 2 2 - - - 0 1 - - -
Mar 18 Bakersfield L, 3-2 3 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 19 Stony Brook W, 1-0 2 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 24 Washington State W, 2-1 3 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 25 at Pepperdine W, 4-2 3 1 2 1 - - 2 1 - - -
Mar 28 Long Beach State L, 10-5 3 1 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 29 Long Beach State L, 4-3 2 1 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 30 Long Beach State W, 6-5 4 0 2 - - - 1 - - 1 -
Apr 4 at UC Riverside L, 4-2 4 0 1 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Apr 5 at UC Riverside L, 6-2 4 0 1 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Apr 6 at UC Riverside W, 7-1 4 1 3 - - - 2 - - 1 -
Apr 8 at Fresno State L, 8-2 2 0 0 - - - 1 1 1 - -
Apr 11 at UC Irvine L, 7-5 2 0 0 - - - 1 - 1 - -
Apr 12 at UC Irvine L, 5-4 4 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Irvine L, 10-2 3 1 1 - - - 1 - - - -
Apr 15 Pepperdine L, 9-5 3 0 1 - - - 1 - - - -
Apr 17 Hawai'i W, 6-2 4 0 1 - - - 2 - - 2 -
Apr 18 Hawai'i W, 2-1 2 0 2 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 19 Hawai'i   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at San Diego State   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 25 at TCU   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 at TCU   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 at TCU   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at Bakersfield   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 2 UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 at UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 at UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 at UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 16 Cal Poly   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 Cal Poly   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 Cal Poly   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 22 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 23 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 24 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 30 vs. NCAA Regionals   - - - - - - - - - - -
Jun 6 vs. NCAA Super Regionals   - - - - - - - - - - -
Jun 13 vs. College World Series   - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Feb 1 Alumni W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at Bethune-Cookman L, 2-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 15 at Bethune-Cookman W, 2-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 16 at Bethune-Cookman W, 2-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 18 at #12 UCLA L, 7-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 21 Seattle L, 4-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 22 Seattle W, 14-4 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 22 Seattle W, 4-3 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 23 Seattle L, 4-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 27 Washington State W, 3-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 28 Washington State   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 Washington State L, 1-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 2 Washington State W, 1-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 4 at Bakersfield L, 3-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 5 at Loyola Marymount L, 12-11 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 7 at #20 Sam Houston State L, 6-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 8 at #20 Sam Houston State L, 2-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 9 at #20 Sam Houston State L, 3-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 10 Utah Valley W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 San Diego State L, 12-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 13 West Virginia L, 5-4 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 14 West Virginia W, 4-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 15 West Virginia L, 14-11 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 18 Bakersfield L, 3-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 19 Stony Brook W, 1-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 24 Washington State W, 2-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 25 at Pepperdine W, 4-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 28 Long Beach State L, 10-5 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 29 Long Beach State L, 4-3 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 30 Long Beach State W, 6-5 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 4 at UC Riverside L, 4-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 5 at UC Riverside L, 6-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 6 at UC Riverside W, 7-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 8 at Fresno State L, 8-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 11 at UC Irvine L, 7-5 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 12 at UC Irvine L, 5-4 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 13 at UC Irvine L, 10-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 15 Pepperdine L, 9-5 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 17 Hawai'i W, 6-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 18 Hawai'i W, 2-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 19 Hawai'i   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at San Diego State   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 25 at TCU   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 at TCU   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 at TCU   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at Bakersfield   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 2 UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 at UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 at UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 at UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 16 Cal Poly   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 Cal Poly   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 Cal Poly   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 22 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 23 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 24 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 30 vs. NCAA Regionals   - - - - - - - - - - -
Jun 6 vs. NCAA Super Regionals   - - - - - - - - - - -
Jun 13 vs. College World Series   - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Feb 1 Alumni W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at Bethune-Cookman L, 2-1 4 2 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Bethune-Cookman W, 2-1 4 2 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 16 at Bethune-Cookman W, 2-0 3 0 3 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 18 at #12 UCLA L, 7-1 6 2 3 1 .833 - - - - - -
Feb 21 Seattle L, 4-2 3 1 2 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Feb 22 Seattle W, 14-4 3 0 3 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Feb 22 Seattle W, 4-3 11 6 5 0 1.000 2 - - - - -
Feb 23 Seattle L, 4-2 4 0 4 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 27 Washington State W, 3-2 5 1 4 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Feb 28 Washington State   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 Washington State L, 1-0 4 1 3 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 2 Washington State W, 1-0 3 1 2 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Mar 4 at Bakersfield L, 3-1 7 3 4 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 5 at Loyola Marymount L, 12-11 6 2 3 1 .833 1 - - - - -
Mar 7 at #20 Sam Houston State L, 6-0 5 2 3 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 8 at #20 Sam Houston State L, 2-1 4 3 1 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Mar 9 at #20 Sam Houston State L, 3-2 3 0 3 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 10 Utah Valley W, 7-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 11 San Diego State L, 12-0 2 0 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 13 West Virginia L, 5-4 6 2 4 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Mar 14 West Virginia W, 4-2 6 1 5 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Mar 15 West Virginia L, 14-11 3 0 3 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 18 Bakersfield L, 3-2 2 1 1 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Mar 19 Stony Brook W, 1-0 3 1 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 24 Washington State W, 2-1 6 2 4 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 25 at Pepperdine W, 4-2 2 1 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 28 Long Beach State L, 10-5 7 2 5 0 1.000 2 - - - - -
Mar 29 Long Beach State L, 4-3 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 30 Long Beach State W, 6-5 5 4 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 4 at UC Riverside L, 4-2 2 0 2 0 1.000 2 - - - - -
Apr 5 at UC Riverside L, 6-2 7 5 2 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Apr 6 at UC Riverside W, 7-1 5 2 3 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 8 at Fresno State L, 8-2 5 2 3 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Apr 11 at UC Irvine L, 7-5 3 2 1 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Apr 12 at UC Irvine L, 5-4 3 1 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Irvine L, 10-2 5 3 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 15 Pepperdine L, 9-5 4 2 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 17 Hawai'i W, 6-2 5 1 3 1 .800 - - - - - -
Apr 18 Hawai'i W, 2-1 3 1 2 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Apr 19 Hawai'i   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 22 at San Diego State   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 25 at TCU   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 at TCU   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 at TCU   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 29 at Bakersfield   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 2 UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 at UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 at UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 at UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 16 Cal Poly   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 Cal Poly   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 18 Cal Poly   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 22 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 23 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 24 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 30 vs. NCAA Regionals   - - - - - - - - - - -
Jun 6 vs. NCAA Super Regionals   - - - - - - - - - - -
Jun 13 vs. College World Series   - - - - - - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
2013-14 37 124 14 34 2 - - 17 7 9 4 1 .274 .350 .290
Total 37 124 14 34 2 - - 17 7 9 4 1 .274 .350 .290
  g gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/g hr era
2013-14 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
Total 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
2013-14 37 160 59 98 3 .981 19 - - - - -
Total 37 160 59 98 3 .981 19 - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 37 124 14 34 2 - - 17 7 9 4 1 .274 .350 .290
Conference 11 36 4 12 - - - 7 - 3 4 - .333 .359 .333
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 20 61 9 19 - - - 6 2 1 3 - .311 .382 .311
Away 17 63 5 15 2 - - 11 5 8 1 1 .238 .319 .270
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 14 48 6 21 2 - - 11 2 1 4 - .438 .471 .479
Losses 23 76 8 13 - - - 6 5 8 - 1 .171 .281 .171

  g gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/g hr era
Total 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
Conference 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00

Home 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
Away 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
Neutral - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00

Wins 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
Losses 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00

  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 37 160 59 98 3 .981 19 - - - - -
Conference 11 46 21 24 1 .978 7 - - - - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -

Home 20 86 27 58 1 .988 12 - - - - -
Away 17 74 32 40 2 .973 7 - - - - -
Neutral - 0 - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 14 64 23 40 1 .984 7 - - - - -
Losses 23 96 36 58 2 .979 12 - - - - -

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