Call it a hat trick.
For the third consecutive season, Humboldt lacrosse has contributed its talent to the MCLA All-American squad.
A nightmare for opposing defenders (and sometimes referees), the fiery team captain made sure WCLL scorekeepers were occupied during games by pouring in 31 goals during the season. Balok — who has played lacrosse since the fifth grade — was second in the WCLL regular season for goals per game (3.44); third in assists per game (2.89) and points per game (6.33); and fourth in assists (26) and points overall (57).
The senior accounting major from Larkspur, California (Redwood High School) finishes his career with the Hogs a three-time All-Conference attackman and two-time team captain. In four years and 40 games with HSU, Balok scored 102 goals and 75 assists, averaging 4.43 points per game.