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24 Erica Balman
FRESHMAN (2015-16): Saw action in 22 games, including one start, averaging 1.7 points and 2.3 rebounds per game… Narrowly missed a double-double with eight points and 10 rebounds at Quinnipiac (Jan. 28)… Matched her season high with eight points to go along with five rebounds at Fairfield (Feb. 14)… Blocked a season-high three shots against Fairfield in the MAAC Championship Quarterfinals (Mar. 5)… Also blocked two shots at Niagara (Feb. 19)… Made two steals vs. Niagara (Dec. 6).

BEFORE MONMOUTH: Played for Coach Lauren Collister at Marcellus (N.Y.) High School… Was named a three-star recruit with an 88 grade by ESPN.com… Ranked the No. 65 recruit in the United States at the center position by ESPN… Earned Second Team All-Onondaga as a senior, leading the Mustangs to a second place finish in the league… Averaged 10.3 points and 5.8 rebounds per game as a senior.

PERSONAL:
The daughter of Karen and Dan Balman… Born in Lancaster, PA… An English and Psychology major with a minor in marine biology.

Balman's Career Stats
YEAR GP/GS FGM-FGA PCT 3PM-3PA PCT FTM-FTA PCT REB/RPG AST TO BLK STL PTS/PPG
2015-16 22/1 17-49 .347 0-0 .000 3-18 .167 50/2.3 2 18 8 6 37/1.7
TOTAL 22/1 17-49 .347 0-0 .000 3-18 .167 50/2.3 2 18 8 6 37/1.7

Balman's Career Highs
Points: 8, two times, last at Fairfield (02/14/16)
Rebounds: 10 at Quinnipiac (01/28/16)
Assists: 1, two times, last at Niagara (02/19/16)
Blocks: 3 vs. Fairfield (03/05/16)
Steals: 2 vs. Niagara (12/06/16)
Minutes: 14 vs. Rider (02/25/16)

Position: Center
Height: 6'5"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Marcellus, NY
High School: Marcellus
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