Balfour throws season-high eight innings to earn first win as a Spartan.
Spartans move ahead of UNLV to sixth in the Mountain West conference standings.
The SAMMYS were handed out for academic, athletics and community service excellence.
Spartans finish over .500 at home for the first time since the 2011 season.
SJSU starter Jake Swiech allows just two runs in 7.0 innings.
AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: In his second season with the Spartans.
2017: Appeared in all 55 games, starting in 54 in his first season with the Spartans... All 54 starts were at centerfield... Had a 16-game hitting streak (2/23 - 3/21) going 26-for-71 (.366) in the span... Led the Mountain West conference in steals with 18... Had three multi-steal games including a season-high three steals versus New Mexico (3/11)... Led the team in runs (36) and walks (29)... Scored season-high three runs against Nevada (3/17) and UNLV (5/20)... Second on the team in on-base percentage (.384)... Tied for second on the team with 15 multi-hit games (12 two-hit games and 3 three-hit games)... Committed just one error out of 138 chances at centerfield.
LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Redshirted the season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2015 graduate of Sheldon High School in Eugene, Ore. ... Lettered in baseball, basketball
MORE ON KELLEN: Plans to major in economics… Parents are Curt and Kim Strahm… Curt was an All-American wrestler at Oregon… Kim Manning Strahm was a softball player at Oregon and inducted