2004: Named First-Team All-Pac-10 and Second-Team All-West Region ... played in and started 21 games as a senior and a school-record 86 in her career ... led the team in scoring with 18 points on eight goals and two assists ... scored five game-winning goals ... tallied the first goal of the year, just 48 seconds into the season-opener against Utah ... added a second goal against the Utes ... also scored two goals against Cal State Fullerton at the Stanford Nike Invitational ... also scored both of the game-winners at the Santa Clara Classic against Denver and Marquette ... gave the Cardinal a 1-0 win in LA with her game-winner at USC.
2003: Redshirted her fourth season due to injury.
2002: Started 65 consecutive matches, including all 23 in 2002 ... a First-Team All-Pac-10 selection ... named to the All-West Region Second-Team ... led Stanford in assists (13) and shared the team lead in shots (80) and scoring (33) ... recorded either a goal or an assist in 16-of-22 contests ... notched four assists in the First and Second Rounds of the NCAA Tournament ... holds the school's all-time career assist record with 38 ... netted the game-winning goals against Texas, Florida, Tulane and Washington State ... recorded one goal and one assist against Oklahoma, Florida, Montana, Arizona and Arizona State ... notched a season-high 10 shots against Oregon ... named Pac-10 Player of the Week for her efforts in win over Santa Clara, recording one goal and six shots.
2001: One-of-seven Cardinal to start all 21 matches ... named a Second-Team NSCAA/adidas All-American ... earned First-Team All-West Region accolades ... garnered First-Team All-Pac-10 honors ... ranked second on the team in scoring with 31 points and 10 goals ... registered a team-high 11 assists and 67 shots ... assisted the game-winning goal against Saint Mary's in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament ... named to the Santa Clara adidas All-Classic Team after scoring three goals in two matches ... recorded one goal and an assist at Arizona and against Washington State and Texas ... posted a two-goal performance against San Diego State, including the game-winning score ... posted two assists at Oregon in the team's 3-1 victory.
2000: Named First-Team All-West Region, Soccer America All-Freshman, Pac-10 Freshman of the Year and first-team all-conference ... earned Soccer Buzz National Freshman of the Year award ... started all 21 games ... led the Cardinal in scoring with 42 points on 14 goals and 14 assists ... scored two goals, including the game-winner in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament against San Jose State ... her 14 assists broke the single-season assist record previously held by U.S. National Team member Julie Foudy ... led the Pac-10 in assists and assists per game (0.67) ... earned all-tournament honors three times ... notched three assists in collegiate debut ... scored twice against Oregon and Arizona State ... boasted a streak of six games with at least one assist.
High School: A Parade Magazine All-American ... named an NSCAA/adidas High School All-American in 1999 ... competed for the U-18 National Team ... was a member of the U-17 Regional Team and National Team pools ... selected as the Valley Times Player of the Year as a junior and senior ... Channel 36 High School Sports Focus North Coast Section MVP ... her high school team was ranked first in the nation during her junior season ... named league MVP during junior and senior years ... leading scorer for the league and NCS in 1998 and '99 ... led the San Ramon Crunch club team to the Far West Regional Title and runner-up finish ... helped her club team win four State Cup championships ... a U.S. Soccer Academic All-American ... member of the National Honor Society ... a California Scholarship Federation Life-Time Seal Bearer ... earned the award for Academic Excellence in Latin all four years ... received the Presidential Award for Academic Excellence ... graduated with a 4.2 GPA and highest honors.
Personal: Born Feb. 1, 1982 ... daughter of Lois and Stephen Ward ... competed with the U-21 National Team from 2001-2003 ... recorded three caps with the women's national team in 20001 at the inaugural Algarve Cup ... graduated last spring with a degree in Public Policy and is now completing her Masters' in Communication with a focus in Media Studies.
Ward's Year-by-Year Statistics
Last Updated: 4/28/05