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Morgan Lof (2) is consistently handed the opposition's best forward to guard by St. Cloud State University women's head coach Lori Fish. Lof has adapted very well to her post position as a senior starter for the Huskies. Brian Wierima/Tribune

Morgan Lof overcame a chronic disease to become a key player for the up-tempo Huskies

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Six years ago, Detroit Lakes High School 2009 graduate Morgan Lof had a cloudy future playing basketball after being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis.


Lof missed much of her junior season for the Laker girls' basketball team, as she battled the chronic disease, which is caused by the inflammation of the joint lining and leads to pain and stiffness in the affected areas.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.