42 Michaela Balducci
42 Michaela Balducci
Height: 5'7
Year: Sr
Hometown: Eureka, Ill.
High School: Eureka
Position: F
gp 28
pts/g 11.4
fg % 47.6
3pt % 30.6
ft % 67.2
reb/g 7.6
a/g 2.0

Junior (2015-16): Returned at full strength to start all 26 contests, finishing the campaign with 11.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 2.6 steals per game ... Her 68 steals ranked third in the SLIAC ... Named SLIAC Player of the Week on Nov. 16 after putting up an 18-point, 11-rebound double-double in Eureka's "Midnight Madness" game versus Illinois College on Nov. 13 ... Matched a career high with eight steals, hauled down 13 rebounds and distributed seven assists against Millikin on Nov. 24 ... Scored a season-high 24 points at Spalding on Dec. 5 ... Poured in 20 points at MacMurray on Feb. 3.

Sophomore (2014-15): Started six contests before suffering a season-ending injury ... Averaged 11.3 points over that span, including a 17-point effort at Millikin on Nov. 18 ... Added 38 rebounds, 18 assists, nine steals, and two blocked shots.

Freshman (2013-14): Appeared in all 26 games, starting the final six for the Red Devils ... Scored in double-figures five times as a freshman with a season-best 14 points coming against Blackburn on Feb. 25 ... Scored 13 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and added three assists for her first career double-double in the SLIAC Tournament semifinal against Webster on Feb. 28.


Eureka High School: Received All-Corn Belt Conference Second Team accolades ... A member of the EHS 1,000-point club ... Helped the Hornets to an IHSA 2A supersectional appearance ... Also received all-conference honors in volleyball and qualified for the IHSA state track & field finals in the 400-meter relay and discus.

Personal: The daughter of Kevin and Peg Balducci, Michaela was born in Lafayette, Ind. ... Has an older sibling, Shane (28) ... Majoring in psychology and elementary education.

Recent Games
Feb 11 Greenville L, 66-64
Feb 15 Westminster (Mo.) W, 99-75
Feb 18 Iowa Wesleyan W, 74-66
Feb 23 Fontbonne W, 86-55
Feb 25 Greenville W, 82-74
Mar 3 at Thomas More L, 97-58
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 28 16
Games started 28 16
Minutes 729 431
Minutes per game 26.0 26.9
FG 111-233 70-141
FG Pct 47.6 49.6
3PT 11-36 9-26
3PT Pct 30.6 34.6
FT 86-128 46-65
FT Pct 67.2 70.8
Off rebounds 68 37
Def rebounds 146 89
Total rebounds 214 126
Rebounds per game 7.6 7.9
Personal fouls 84 44
Disqualifications 3 1
Assists 55 34
Turnovers 46 24
Assist to turnover ratio 1.2 1.4
Steals 36 22
Blocks 17 10
Points 319 195
Points per game 11.4 12.2
Points per 40 min 17.5 18.1
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 29 Alumni   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Murray St. L, 101-59 1 26 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 12
Nov 15 Knox W, 86-69 1 29 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 4-7 57.1 14
Nov 19 Robert Morris-Peoria W, 79-54 1 12 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 5-5 100.0 7
Nov 19 Rockford L, 92-87 1 35 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 2-8 25.0 12
Nov 22 at Millikin L, 80-66 1 18 4-9 44.4 0-2 0.0 3-4 75.0 11
Nov 26 at Knox W, 88-71 1 22 7-9 77.8 1-1 100.0 3-5 60.0 18
Nov 27 at Bradley L, 103-59 1 26 2-10 20.0 0-1 0.0 6-8 75.0 10
Nov 30 at Blackburn W, 81-39 1 17 5-5 100.0 2-2 100.0 6-6 100.0 18
Dec 3 at Spalding W, 76-60 1 33 9-13 69.2 1-1 100.0 1-2 50.0 20
Dec 12 at Chicago L, 82-49 1 21 1-10 10.0 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 6
Dec 17 at Webster W, 75-66 1 26 4-13 30.8 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 10
Dec 19 at North Park L, 68-48 1 29 2-7 28.6 0-1 0.0 1-4 25.0 5
Jan 1 Rust W, 100-85 1 26 7-10 70.0 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 17
Jan 4 Fontbonne W, 61-57 1 28 2-8 25.0 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Jan 7 at MacMurray W, 83-42 1 18 4-7 57.1 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 8
Jan 11 at Greenville W, 66-49 1 29 3-15 20.0 0-3 0.0 1-2 50.0 7
Jan 18 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 64-49 1 25 3-5 60.0 1-1 100.0 3-4 75.0 10
Jan 21 Blackburn W, 84-32 1 20 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 10
Jan 26 Spalding W, 66-63 1 27 5-8 62.5 2-2 100.0 4-6 66.7 16
Feb 1 Webster W, 68-64 1 34 3-6 50.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 8
Feb 4 at Fontbonne L, 67-62 1 31 4-10 40.0 1-2 50.0 1-5 20.0 10
Feb 6 at Westminster (Mo.) W, 75-47 1 30 5-6 83.3 1-1 100.0 4-8 50.0 15
Feb 8 MacMurray W, 86-48 1 26 3-7 42.9 0-1 0.0 10-11 90.9 16
Feb 11 Greenville L, 66-64 1 35 6-15 40.0 0-4 0.0 2-4 50.0 14
Feb 15 Westminster (Mo.) W, 99-75 1 24 6-10 60.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 12
Feb 18 Iowa Wesleyan W, 74-66 1 28 5-8 62.5 1-2 50.0 4-4 100.0 15
Feb 23 Fontbonne W, 86-55 1 28 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 10
Feb 25 Greenville W, 82-74 1 28 3-7 42.9 1-3 33.3 3-4 75.0 10
Mar 3 at Thomas More L, 97-58 1 24 0-6 0.0 0-2 0.0 4-4 100.0 4
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 29 Alumni   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Murray St. L, 101-59 1 26 2 7 9 1 3 0.3 1 0 0 -
Nov 15 Knox W, 86-69 1 29 7 7 14 3 5 0.6 1 0 3 -
Nov 19 Robert Morris-Peoria W, 79-54 1 12 2 3 5 2 2 1.0 2 0 2 -
Nov 19 Rockford L, 92-87 1 35 2 6 8 1 1 1.0 1 2 5 1
Nov 22 at Millikin L, 80-66 1 18 2 2 4 3 0 - 2 0 3 0
Nov 26 at Knox W, 88-71 1 22 3 4 7 2 2 1.0 0 0 4 -
Nov 27 at Bradley L, 103-59 1 26 5 6 11 1 2 0.5 0 0 4 -
Nov 30 at Blackburn W, 81-39 1 17 0 5 5 1 1 1.0 2 0 0 -
Dec 3 at Spalding W, 76-60 1 33 1 12 13 2 2 1.0 1 0 1 -
Dec 12 at Chicago L, 82-49 1 21 3 4 7 1 1 1.0 1 0 3 0
Dec 17 at Webster W, 75-66 1 26 3 4 7 1 2 0.5 3 1 3 -
Dec 19 at North Park L, 68-48 1 29 0 5 5 3 4 0.8 2 3 3 -
Jan 1 Rust W, 100-85 1 26 1 3 4 1 0 - 2 0 2 0
Jan 4 Fontbonne W, 61-57 1 28 2 11 13 3 2 1.5 1 2 5 1
Jan 7 at MacMurray W, 83-42 1 18 1 2 3 3 2 1.5 2 0 4 -
Jan 11 at Greenville W, 66-49 1 29 5 4 9 1 0 - 1 0 2 -
Jan 18 at Iowa Wesleyan W, 64-49 1 25 1 3 4 2 3 0.7 0 0 3 -
Jan 21 Blackburn W, 84-32 1 20 1 5 6 1 2 0.5 1 1 3 0
Jan 26 Spalding W, 66-63 1 27 2 5 7 2 0 - 1 0 3 -
Feb 1 Webster W, 68-64 1 34 2 9 11 3 3 1.0 3 2 3 -
Feb 4 at Fontbonne L, 67-62 1 31 3 10 13 0 1 0.0 0 0 4 -
Feb 6 at Westminster (Mo.) W, 75-47 1 30 1 4 5 2 1 2.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 8 MacMurray W, 86-48 1 26 4 6 10 5 0 - 0 1 0 -
Feb 11 Greenville L, 66-64 1 35 3 2 5 2 1 2.0 4 2 4 -
Feb 15 Westminster (Mo.) W, 99-75 1 24 3 3 6 3 0 - 1 1 3 -
Feb 18 Iowa Wesleyan W, 74-66 1 28 5 4 9 3 4 0.8 2 0 4 -
Feb 23 Fontbonne W, 86-55 1 28 3 8 11 3 0 - 1 1 3 -
Feb 25 Greenville W, 82-74 1 28 2 5 7 0 3 0.0 2 0 5 1
Mar 3 at Thomas More L, 97-58 1 24 1 4 5 1 2 0.5 0 1 3 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2013-14 26 6 20.2 2.6-6.0 42.7 0.1-0.7 15.8 1.6-3.1 50.6 6.8
2014-15 6 6 28.7 3.8-11.7 32.9 1.2-4.0 29.2 2.5-3.8 65.2 11.3
2015-16 26 26 29.8 4.1-11.7 35.0 0.2-2.1 9.3 3.2-5.6 56.2 11.5
2016-17 28 28 26.0 4.0-8.3 47.6 0.4-1.3 30.6 3.1-4.6 67.2 11.4
Total 86 66 25.6 3.6-8.9 40.2 0.3-1.5 19.5 2.6-4.4 59.3 10.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2013-14 26 6 525 67-157 42.7 3-19 15.8 41-81 50.6 178
2014-15 6 6 172 23-70 32.9 7-24 29.2 15-23 65.2 68
2015-16 26 26 776 106-303 35.0 5-54 9.3 82-146 56.2 299
2016-17 28 28 729 111-233 47.6 11-36 30.6 86-128 67.2 319
Total 86 66 2202 307-763 40.2 26-133 19.5 224-378 59.3 864
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2013-14 26 6 20.2 5.1-12.0 42.7 0.2-1.4 15.8 3.1-6.2 50.6 13.6
2014-15 6 6 28.7 5.3-16.3 32.9 1.6-5.6 29.2 3.5-5.3 65.2 15.8
2015-16 26 26 29.8 5.5-15.6 35.0 0.3-2.8 9.3 4.2-7.5 56.2 15.4
2016-17 28 28 26.0 6.1-12.8 47.6 0.6-2.0 30.6 4.7-7.0 67.2 17.5
Total 86 66 25.6 5.6-13.9 40.2 0.5-2.4 19.5 4.1-6.9 59.3 15.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2013-14 26 6 20.2 1.8 2.8 4.5 2.8 0.0 1.6 1.5 1.1 1.7 0.2
2014-15 6 6 28.7 1.5 4.8 6.3 2.2 0.0 3.0 2.5 1.2 1.5 0.3
2015-16 26 26 29.8 2.5 5.5 8.0 2.6 0.0 2.4 2.7 0.9 2.6 0.3
2016-17 28 28 26.0 2.4 5.2 7.6 3.0 0.1 2.0 1.6 1.2 1.3 0.6
Total 86 66 25.6 2.2 4.5 6.7 2.8 0.0 2.1 2.0 1.0 1.8 0.4
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2013-14 26 6 525 46 72 118 72 0 42 39 1.1 45 6
2014-15 6 6 172 9 29 38 13 0 18 15 1.2 9 2
2015-16 26 26 776 66 143 209 68 1 63 71 0.9 68 7
2016-17 28 28 729 68 146 214 84 3 55 46 1.2 36 17
Total 86 66 2202 189 390 579 237 4 178 171 1.0 158 32
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2013-14 26 6 20.2 3.5 5.5 9.0 5.5 0.0 3.2 3.0 1.1 3.4 0.5
2014-15 6 6 28.7 2.1 6.7 8.8 3.0 0.0 4.2 3.5 1.2 2.1 0.5
2015-16 26 26 29.8 3.4 7.4 10.8 3.5 0.1 3.2 3.7 0.9 3.5 0.4
2016-17 28 28 26.0 3.7 8.0 11.7 4.6 0.2 3.0 2.5 1.2 2.0 0.9
Total 86 66 25.6 3.4 7.1 10.5 4.3 0.1 3.2 3.1 1.0 2.9 0.6
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 28 28 26.0 4.0-8.3 47.6 0.4-1.3 30.6 3.1-4.6 67.2 11.4
Conference 16 16 26.9 4.4-8.8 49.6 0.6-1.6 34.6 2.9-4.1 70.8 12.2
Exhibition 1 1 26.0 4.0-8.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.0-6.0 66.7 12.0
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Home 14 14 27.1 4.1-7.7 53.7 0.3-1.1 25.0 3.4-4.7 71.2 11.9
Away 14 14 24.9 3.8-8.9 42.4 0.5-1.4 35.0 2.8-4.4 62.9 10.9
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 20 20 25.5 4.3-8.0 54.7 0.5-1.2 41.7 3.1-4.2 74.1 12.3
Losses 8 8 27.4 3.0-9.2 32.4 0.1-1.5 8.3 2.9-5.4 53.5 9.0
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November 7 7 22.7 4.1-7.1 58.0 0.4-0.9 50.0 4.1-6.1 67.4 12.9
December 4 4 27.3 4.0-10.8 37.2 0.2-0.8 33.3 2.0-4.0 50.0 10.3
January 7 7 24.7 3.9-8.3 46.6 0.4-1.4 30.0 2.4-3.6 68.0 10.6
February 9 9 29.3 4.3-8.4 51.3 0.4-1.7 26.7 3.1-4.4 70.0 12.2
March 1 1 24.0 0.0-6.0 0.0 0.0-2.0 0.0 4.0-4.0 100.0 4.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 28 28 729 111-233 47.6 11-36 30.6 86-128 67.2 319
Conference 16 16 431 70-141 49.6 9-26 34.6 46-65 70.8 195
Exhibition 1 1 26 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 12
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Home 14 14 380 58-108 53.7 4-16 25.0 47-66 71.2 167
Away 14 14 349 53-125 42.4 7-20 35.0 39-62 62.9 152
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 20 20 510 87-159 54.7 10-24 41.7 63-85 74.1 247
Losses 8 8 219 24-74 32.4 1-12 8.3 23-43 53.5 72
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November 7 7 159 29-50 58.0 3-6 50.0 29-43 67.4 90
December 4 4 109 16-43 37.2 1-3 33.3 8-16 50.0 41
January 7 7 173 27-58 46.6 3-10 30.0 17-25 68.0 74
February 9 9 264 39-76 51.3 4-15 26.7 28-40 70.0 110
March 1 1 24 0-6 0.0 0-2 0.0 4-4 100.0 4
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 28 28 26.0 6.1-12.8 47.6 0.6-2.0 30.6 4.7-7.0 67.2 17.5
Conference 16 16 26.9 6.5-13.1 49.6 0.8-2.4 34.6 4.3-6.0 70.8 18.1
Exhibition 1 1 26.0 6.2-12.3 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 6.2-9.2 66.7 18.5
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Home 14 14 27.1 6.1-11.4 53.7 0.4-1.7 25.0 4.9-6.9 71.2 17.6
Away 14 14 24.9 6.1-14.3 42.4 0.8-2.3 35.0 4.5-7.1 62.9 17.4
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 20 20 25.5 6.8-12.5 54.7 0.8-1.9 41.7 4.9-6.7 74.1 19.4
Losses 8 8 27.4 4.4-13.5 32.4 0.2-2.2 8.3 4.2-7.9 53.5 13.2
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November 7 7 22.7 7.3-12.6 58.0 0.8-1.5 50.0 7.3-10.8 67.4 22.6
December 4 4 27.3 5.9-15.8 37.2 0.4-1.1 33.3 2.9-5.9 50.0 15.0
January 7 7 24.7 6.2-13.4 46.6 0.7-2.3 30.0 3.9-5.8 68.0 17.1
February 9 9 29.3 5.9-11.5 51.3 0.6-2.3 26.7 4.2-6.1 70.0 16.7
March 1 1 24.0 0.0-10.0 0.0 0.0-3.3 0.0 6.7-6.7 100.0 6.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 28 28 26.0 2.4 5.2 7.6 3.0 0.1 2.0 1.6 1.2 1.3 0.6
Conference 16 16 26.9 2.3 5.6 7.9 2.8 0.1 2.1 1.5 1.4 1.4 0.6
Exhibition 1 1 26.0 2.0 7.0 9.0 0.0 - 1.0 3.0 0.3 1.0 0.0
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Home 14 14 27.1 2.8 5.5 8.3 3.2 0.2 2.3 1.6 1.4 1.6 0.9
Away 14 14 24.9 2.1 4.9 7.0 2.8 0.0 1.6 1.6 1.0 1.0 0.4
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 20 20 25.5 2.5 5.3 7.8 2.8 0.1 2.1 1.7 1.3 1.3 0.5
Losses 8 8 27.4 2.4 4.9 7.3 3.6 0.1 1.5 1.5 1.0 1.3 1.0
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November 7 7 22.7 3.0 4.7 7.7 3.0 0.1 1.9 1.9 1.0 1.1 0.3
December 4 4 27.3 1.8 6.3 8.0 2.5 0.0 1.8 2.3 0.8 1.8 1.0
January 7 7 24.7 1.9 4.7 6.6 3.1 0.1 1.9 1.3 1.4 1.1 0.4
February 9 9 29.3 2.9 5.7 8.6 3.1 0.1 2.3 1.4 1.6 1.4 0.8
March 1 1 24.0 1.0 4.0 5.0 3.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 0.5 0.0 1.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 28 28 729 68 146 214 84 3 55 46 1.2 36 17
Conference 16 16 431 37 89 126 44 1 34 24 1.4 22 10
Exhibition 1 1 26 2 7 9 0 - 1 3 0.3 1 0
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Home 14 14 380 39 77 116 45 3 32 23 1.4 22 12
Away 14 14 349 29 69 98 39 0 23 23 1.0 14 5
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 20 20 510 49 107 156 55 2 43 34 1.3 26 9
Losses 8 8 219 19 39 58 29 1 12 12 1.0 10 8
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November 7 7 159 21 33 54 21 1 13 13 1.0 8 2
December 4 4 109 7 25 32 10 0 7 9 0.8 7 4
January 7 7 173 13 33 46 22 1 13 9 1.4 8 3
February 9 9 264 26 51 77 28 1 21 13 1.6 13 7
March 1 1 24 1 4 5 3 0 1 2 0.5 0 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 28 28 26.0 3.7 8.0 11.7 4.6 0.2 3.0 2.5 1.2 2.0 0.9
Conference 16 16 26.9 3.4 8.3 11.7 4.1 0.1 3.2 2.2 1.4 2.0 0.9
Exhibition 1 1 26.0 3.1 10.8 13.8 0.0 0.0 1.5 4.6 0.3 1.5 0.0
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Home 14 14 27.1 4.1 8.1 12.2 4.7 0.3 3.4 2.4 1.4 2.3 1.3
Away 14 14 24.9 3.3 7.9 11.2 4.5 0.0 2.6 2.6 1.0 1.6 0.6
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 20 20 25.5 3.8 8.4 12.2 4.3 0.2 3.4 2.7 1.3 2.0 0.7
Losses 8 8 27.4 3.5 7.1 10.6 5.3 0.2 2.2 2.2 1.0 1.8 1.5
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November 7 7 22.7 5.3 8.3 13.6 5.3 0.3 3.3 3.3 1.0 2.0 0.5
December 4 4 27.3 2.6 9.2 11.7 3.7 0.0 2.6 3.3 0.8 2.6 1.5
January 7 7 24.7 3.0 7.6 10.6 5.1 0.2 3.0 2.1 1.4 1.8 0.7
February 9 9 29.3 3.9 7.7 11.7 4.2 0.2 3.2 2.0 1.6 2.0 1.1
March 1 1 24.0 1.7 6.7 8.3 5.0 0.0 1.7 3.3 0.5 0.0 1.7