Duke Volleyball BIO
7 Brittney Balser
2013: Played in three matches, taking the court against New Orleans (8/30), then-No. 4 Minnesota (9/7) and Liberty (9/13) … Totaled a season-high two kills and 3.0 blocks versus New Orleans.
2012: Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Played in 16 matches, starting four ... Ended the season with 31 kills on 101 attacks to go along with 13 blocks and eight digs ... Hit. .364 with a season-high five kills on 11 attacks in the season opener against William & Mary ... Matched her season high with a five-kill performance at Florida State Sept. 30.
2011: Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in 15 matches with one start ... Finished with 41 kills on 142 attacks, 12 digs and five blocks ... registered two kills on five attacks in her collegiate debut against Charelston Southern on August 27 ... Starting on September 13 against Campbell, registered seven straight games with four or more kills ... Recorded a season-high seven kills on two occassions - vs. Georgia Tech on September 23 and at Florida State on September 30.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Magnificat High School...two-time All-Ohio selection with first team honors as a senior...holds Magnificat's all-time kills record and single-season kills record...named a Prep Volleyball Senior Ace...led her Cleveland Volleyball Company club squad to the 2009 17-U National Championship...competed with the USA Women's National Junior A2 Team in 2009 and 2010...led Magnificat to Ohio State Semifinals as a junior and to the Ohio Regional Finals as a sophomore and senior...averaged 4.9 kills and 1.7 blocks per game as a senior...her 347 kills as a senior broke the school single-season record she set as a junior...posted 292 kills as a junior, averaging 4.1 per game...averaged 2.2 blocks per game during the same season and registered kills on 64 percent of her attacks...as a sophomore, averaged 2.9 kill and 2.14 blocks as a middle blocker... A Black Belt in Taekwondo...member of the National Honor Society...served on the Junior Council on World Affairs...given the French Award...took second place in the Maison Francais French Speaking Competition as a junior...participated in the French Exchange Programs.
Personal: Born Brittney Nicole Balser on August 25, 1993 in Clevaland, Ohio...the daughter of Brian and Cindy Balser...has one sister, Cayley ... Sister is a member of the Clemson volleyball team.