Rich Balchan

Rich Balchan
Rich Balchan
Real Name: Rich Balchan
HT: 6' 0" WT: 165
Age: 28 (01/18/1989)

MLS Career Highlights: In his second season with the Crew... Made is MLS debut on 3/19 at D.C.  starting and playing the full 90 minutes... scored his first career goal on 6/4 at N.Y. ... Selected in the First Round (No. 12 overall) of the 2011 MLS SuperDraft... MLS Career Playoff Highlights: Appeared in one match... CONCACAF Champions League Career Highlights: Made his professional debut on 2/22 against RSL

2012 MLS Season (As of 8/2): Has yet to make an appearance due to injury (sports hernia)...

2011 MLS Season: Appeared in 19 matches with 18 starts... missed matches on 4/30 due to illness...  Missed matches on 7/6, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/5, 8/13  and 8/20 with a groin injury... Missed matches on 9/17,9/24 and 9/28 with an adductor strain... Has  one yellow card (6/4)... Scored his first professional goal on 6/4... Is a product of Indiana University... 2011 MLS Playoffs: Started in one match... 2010-11 CONCACAF Champions League: Started in both quarterfinal matches against Real Salt Lake...2011 MLS Reserve Season: Started in one match

College: Appeared in all but two of the 80 matches he played in at Indiana University... Scored four goals and seven assists during his four year tenure (2007-2010)... Named to Firest Team All-Big Ten in 2010.

Personal: Was a sports marketing and management major at Indiana University ... Born Jan. 18, 1989 ... Son of Daryl and Patricia Balchan.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2014Real Salt Lake4202330105000
2013Real Salt Lake00000000000
2012Columbus Crew00000000000
2011Columbus Crew19181161501112010
Career Totals-23201184802117010
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