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Megan Ballock was forced to take a medical redshirt during the cross country season after completing the track season at Pittsburg State University. Ballock battled a stress fracture and iron deficiency problems, but enters the 2008-09 year with optimism about getting back to full strength.

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As a Cardinal, Megan Ballock seldom faced a challenge she didn't overcome. An All-State athlete on the track and the cross country course, Ballock pushed herself to be the best and punished any opponents who tried to get in her way. As a member of the Pittsburg State University track and cross country teams, the course has steered Ballock in a different direction.

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