2001-02: Shot a three-round score of 271 at the Lady Northern at Stone Creek Shot a 186 at the Illini Spring Classic Carded season-low round of 89 twice in five rounds of golf on the season.
2000-01: Practiced with the team during the season but did not compete in any tournaments.
High School: Lettered in golf three years Four-year letterwinner in track Lettered in cross country one year Participated in jazz, symphonic, pep and marching bands Member of the National Honor Society and student council Served as a volunteer with Special Olympics National Merit Scholar Award winner.
Personal: Born Jan. 28, 1982 Nickname is Jo Daughter of Mark and Lana Ballard Currently enrolled in the College of ACES, majoring in dietetics Has a younger brother named Andrew Hobbies include bike riding, snowboarding and water skiing with her family Biggest thrill in sports is seeing myself improve and knowing that all the practice is finally paying off Favorite athlete is Tiger Woods because He has inspired so many young people to start playing golf Says her parents have influenced her athletic career most because They knew I had the talent and would not let me give up, even when things were tough.
Ballard's Career Statistics:
Year Rounds Shots Avg. Low Round 2001-2002 5 457 91.4 89 (Twice) Total 5 457 91.4 89 (Twice)