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Maddie Ward
Player Profile:
Maddie Ward 2290078
Position: Midfield
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Norwell, Mass.
High School: Norwell

2016:

  • Played in all 17 games with 13 starts
  • Was second on the team with 20 goals
  • Tied for fifth on the team with three assists
  • Tied for second on the team with 23 points
  • Was third on the team with 16 draw controls
  • Tallied two goals against Bucknell (Apr. 2), Loyola Maryland (Apr. 9) and in the 14-13 victory over American (Apr. 23)
  • Scored a career-high five goals against Army (Mar. 30) for third career hat trick

2015: 

  • Played in all 18 games
  • Had nine goals and four assists for thirteen points
  • Ranked fourth on the team in assists
  • Posted two goals against Loyola (Md.) (3/28)

2014:

  • Played in 17 games
  • Tallied 10 goals and one assist for 11 points
  • Picked up 21 ground balls
  • Posted seven draw controls and eight caused turnovers
  • Scored her first collegiate goal in the season-opener versus Bryant (2/12)
  • Netted three goals as the Crusaders defeated Stetson, 19-3 (3/2)
  • Posted two goals versus Sacred Heart (3/5) as the team won, 14-9
  • Scored three goals against Lafayette (3/22) in the 11-10 victory

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at Norwell High School under coach Kara Connerty
  • Captained the team senior year
  • Had 187 career goals and 90 career assists including 90 goals and 24 assists senior year
  • Named first team All-American senior year
  • Named first team EMass and South Shore League All-Star senior year
  • Received 2013 Boston Herald, Boston Globe and Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic accolades
  • Named a 2012 South Shore All-Star
  • Received 2012 second team EMass and second team Lower New England honors
  • Named Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic as a junior
  • Named South Shore All-Star and third team Lower New England as a sophomore
  • Team won 2010 and 2013 Division II state championship
  • Team won South Shore League championship from 2010-2013
  • Also lettered on varsity soccer for two years under coach Connerty
  • Also on the varsity gymnastics team for one year
  • Played club lacrosse for Mass Elite under coach Leslie Frank
  • Member of National Honor Society, Student Government and Invisible Children

Personal:

  • Daughter of James and Eileen Ward
  • Has three brothers (Jack, Matthew and Timmy) and one sister (Casey)
  • Aunts Kirsten Ward (Class of 1988) and Eileen Farrell (Class of 1992) both graduated from Holy Cross
  • Cousin Sara Hennessey (Class of 2014) was a member of the Holy Cross lacrosse team
  • A Psychology major.

Ward's Career Statistics

Season GP G A Pts GWG GB DC CTO
2014 17 10 1 11 0 21 7 8
2015 18 9 4 13 0 6 0 9
2016 17 20 3 23 0 13 16 6
Total 52 39 8 47 0 40 23 23
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