Ran the 5k in 15:41.10 at the Colorado State Open, finishing 8th.
Finished the 8k in 26:00.20 at the Greater Louisville Classic.
Crossed the finish line in 24:57 in the 8k at the Wisconsin-Adidas Invitational.
Finished in 25:21.71 to earn 28th place at the Mountain West Conference Championships.
Clocked in at 31:53.0 in the 10k at the NCAA Mountain Regional, taking 58th place and fourth on the CSU squad.
2011 (Sophomore) Earned a solid 14th place finish at the Wyoming Invitational (Sept. 2) with a time of 23:10.5... At the Rust Buster Invitational (Sept. 10), he finished in 28th place with a time of 19:32.89... At the Mountain West Championships (Oct. 29), Balsiger finished with a time of 26:34.1 in the 5-mile race, good for sixth on the CSU squad... At the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships (Nov. 12) he finished seventh on the CSU squad with a time of 33:27.6.
2010 (Freshman) Finished 18th at the Wyoming Invitational (Sept. 3), with a time of 23:16.2 in the 4.25 mile race... Came in 26th in the 4-mile race with a time of 22:14.4 at the CSU Invitational (Sept. 11).
Chaparral High School Named all-conference for cross country in 2006 and 2007... Earned second-team all-state honors in cross country in 2007 and 2008 and was the 4x800-meter state champion in 2009.
Personal Born Jan. 20, 1991, in Freemont, CA, the son of Jill and Steve Balsiger... Has a brother, Adam (18)... His father played football at the University of Wisconsin-Stout... Majoring in mechanical engineering.