8 - Josh Balch
Josh Balch
Height: 5-9
Weight: 180
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Wilmette, IL
High School: Desmoines, Chicago (USHL)
Position: F

Bulldog Best: Goal and three points in win over Sacred Heart on 11/24/09.

2009-10: Earned valuable experience rotating into the lineup as part of a strong rookie class... Appeared in 22 games.

Before Yale: Played two seasons in the USHL for the Des Moines Buccaneers  and the Chicago Steel... Played nine seasons with AAA Chicago Young Americans... Had jersey retired and amassed over 1,600 points... Earned gold medal on Team USA at the 2008 World Junior A Challenge... Leading scorer in the MWEHL in 2007-08... National Honor Society member... Played two years of high school lacrosse and one year of golf at New Trier High School...

Personal: Joshua Balch is the son of Michael and Helen Balch... Three younger brothers all play hockey.

Year G A P PIM
2009-10 2 4 6 6