On Ward: Tough competitor who will provide depth at attack ... good crease man ... works well off of the ball ... switched from midfield to attack prior to the 2007 season ... a left-hander that is a good, hard-nosed athlete ... capable of carving out space inside ... switched from No. 48 to No. 25 prior to the 2007 season.
As a junior (2008): Made his season debut in 11-6 win over No. 4 Georgetown (2/23) ... saw late action in 16-4 win over Air Force (3/16).
As a sophomore (2007): Took his first collegiate shot in 11-6 season-opening win over Bellarmine (2/17) ... scored his first career goal in 16-7 win over Vermont (2/20) ... picked up his first career assist on Max Ritz's third goal of the game in 8-6 loss to No. 4 Georgetown (2/24) ... one goal in 14-7 loss to No. 2 Duke (3/2) ... assisted Michael Phipps' third quarter goal in 8-7 win at No. 13 Towson (3/10) ... one goal in 13-4 win over Lafayette (3/13) ... one groundball in 14-10 win at Penn (4/21).
As a freshman (2006): Made his collegiate debut in 14-2 win over Dartmouth (3/21).
Before Maryland: Team captain for Coach Joe Cuzzo ... earned all-division and all-county honors after scoring 19 goals and adding 33 assists ... led the Patriots to a 22-1 record and a No. 17 ranking in the final Inside Lacrosse national poll ... switched to midfielder after playing attack in 2004 ... also played football.
Personal: Son of Chris and Robin Ward ... brother of Michael and JC ... brother, Michael, is a senior defensive midfielder at Duke ... father, Chris, played football at Maryland from 1976-78 and was a member of the 1976 ACC champion Cotton Bowl team ... member of the National Honor Society ... graduated high school with a 4.0 GPA ... has a 3.083 GPA majoring in finance.