Maggie Balint was a star pitcher for San Diego State University last year and led the school to the Women’s World Series. She was the Mountain West pitcher of the year.
Throughout her career, college athletics have changed a lot. Players can make money on their names and transfer to new schools much more easily than before. People can gamble on their play and the long-term consequences are unknown.
This week, Balint sits down with Voice's Scott Lewis to talk about what all those changes were like from the inside, how injury impacted her identity and relationship to the sport, and what it's like to be a standout young athlete.
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