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Ward

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Height: 5'9"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Needham, Mass.
High School: Needham
Graduating Year: 2021

Bio

Before Holy Cross:

  • Rowed as a member of Community Rowing Inc.
  • Placed first in the third varsity eight at Northeastern Championship in 2016
  • Placed sixth as a member of the second varsity eight at the 2016 Canadian Henley
  • Finished third in the second varsity eight and fourth in the second varsity four at the 2017 Northeastern Championship
  • Team was the Overall Points Winner at the 2017 Northeast Championship
  • Competed as a member of the Wellesley Swim Association and served as the team captain
  • Won the Wellesley Swim Association Sportswoman of the Year Award in 2009-2010
  • Was awarded the WSA MVP for her performance during 2013-2014
  • Was a four-year member and a senior captain of the varsity swim team at Needham High School
  • Was a member of the team that won the Bay State Conference Championship in 2013
  • Served as class president during her freshman, sophomore and senior year
  • Was a member of National Honor Society

Personal:

  • Daughter of Mark and Kate
  • Her mother Kate was the founder of the women’s cross country team at Siena College and served as captain during her four years at the school
  • Has one brother (Gregory) and one sister (Katherine)
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