Balazs Erdelyi
Balazs Erdelyi
Height: 6-5
Year: RS Fr.
Hometown: Eger, Hungary
High School: Neumann Janos Secondary
Position: Free/Fly

2011-12 (RS-Freshman):
In his first season of competition for the Tigers, Erdelyi immediately became one of Pacific’s top sprinters. Joining the Tigers at the conclusion of the water polo season, he earned his lone event win in the 100 Free versus Fresno Pacific and UC Santa Cruz. He collected a second-place finish in the 50 Free in the same meet and added a second runner-up finish in the same event at the Pacific Invite. At the 2012 MPSF Championships, Erdelyi placed 18th in the 100 Free with a time of 45.53. Outside of the pool, Erdelyi earned MPSF All-Academic honors.

2010-11 (Freshman):
Erdelyi did not compete for Pacific’s swim team his first year at Pacific. As a member of the Tigers’ men’s water polo team, he was named the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Newcomer of the Year and was an All-America and All-Academic selection.

High School:
Erdelyi prepped at Neumann Janos Secondary and Boarding School in Eger, Hungary.

Personal:
Erdelyi was born in Eger, Hungary, and is the son of Gyorgy Erdelyi and Ildiko Kiraly. He has an older sister, Nikolett. Erdelyi was a three-time Hungarian Junior Champion in water polo from 2007-09. In 2007, he was a member of the European Junior Water Polo Championship team in Malta and was voted the Water Polo Player of the Future. Erdelyi has also been a member of the Hungarian Senior National Water Polo team since 2008. He is majoring in business.