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2007 (Junior): Played in eight games, starting two for the Greyhounds... Scored three goals and assisted on two others for a total of eight points... Took 14 shots, eight on goal... Scored twice and assisted on another goal against Saint Peter's (10/7)... Made her first collegiate start at Canisius (10/19) and assisted on Theresa Ferraina's game-winning goal in a 1-0 decision... Started again two days later at Niagara (10/21) and took three shots...Found the net again against Siena (10/26).. Tied for fifth on the team in goals scored and sixth in total points.
2006 (Sophomore): Saw action in three games during her first season on the Evergreen Campus... Appeared against Lehigh (10/3) and Canisius (10/6) at home and against Saint Peter's (10/29) on the road.
2005 (Freshman): Attended, and played at, Northeastern University... Saw action in five games, making her collegiate debut in a 2-1 win over Long Island (9/11)... Also played club lacrosse at Northeastern, helping the squad earn a spot in the NIADA National Championships.
High School: Earned seven varsity letters, four in soccer and three in lacrosse, at Shaker High School in Latham, N.Y... Named to the New York Girls Soccer All-State Team by the New York State Sportswriters and Coaches Association... Participated in the 2005 Empire State Games, helping the Adirondack team win the gold medal... Scored a goal in the Adirondack's 5-0 win over Western New York in the Gold Medal Game... Also had an assist in the first round game... Among the state's top midfielders in goals and assists... Named an All-Star by the Albany Times-Union following her senior season in 2004... Earned Suburban Council Division AA First-Team All-Star mention in 2004, as well... Active in Habitat for Humanity.... Captain of the Blackwatch Premier in the Super Y League... Led Blackwatch to an undefeated season, topping the team in goals and assists, and a New England Regional Championship... The team qualified for the Super Y National Championships.
Personal: Kristina Balfoort... Daughter of Deborah Balcanoff... Born in Latham, N.Y... Has three sisters - Sara, Leanne and Steph - and one brother - Erik... Majoring in communications at Loyola with an advertising and public relations specialization.
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