Junior Season (2010): Started all 17 contests ... ranked third on the team in caused turnovers (23) and tied for fourth in ground balls (30) ... helped contribute to the team's top-10 ranking in caused turnovers (eighth) ... averaged less than a turnover a game (0.82) ... tallied five ground balls again against Georgetown ... had a season-best five ground balls and four caused turnovers in the season-opener against Sacred Heart.
Sophomore Season (2009): Played in 17 games, earning the start in 14 of them ... tabbed a team captain ... picked up 18 ground balls, including three against UC Davis ... had four draw controls ... caused 14 turnovers, including three against UC Davis.
Freshman Season (2008): Started all 16 games as a defender ... was co-captain for program's inaugural season along with goalkeeper Jen Heup ... was fourth on the team with 28 ground balls, including a career-high five in the 10-9 win at Virginia Tech ... finished with 15 draw controls, including four in the win at La Salle ... also finished with 10 caused turnovers ... scored two goals in 2008, including one in the season-opener and one in the season-finale for a perfect 2-for-2 shooting percentage.
High School: Earned four varsity letters in lacrosse at Howard High for coaches Tierney Ahearn and Laura Foerster ... played club lacrosse for M&D Lax Club ... was named co-captain in 2007 for the varsity lacrosse team ... voted the defensive team MVP ... earned all-county second team honors ... led team to Karl Wolf Tournament championship ... named the field hockey team's senior athlete of the year in 2006 ... earned the coach's award in lacrosse, named All-Galaxy Honorable Mention in club play and led M&D Black to All-Galaxy national title ... named co-captain in 2005 of the Seton Keough field hockey team and led M&D Black to Charm City Challenge title ... also earned three varsity letters in field hockey and two letters in indoor track.
Personal: Daughter of Raymond and Kay Ward ... birthday is Oct. 5 ... has one brother ... father played college football at Maryland ... mother played college lacrosse and field hockey at Maryland ... majoring in business marketing.