|Last School:||Oakland HS|
2017 (Junior): Recorded Belmont’s only two hits on Opening Day of the 2017 campaign... Registered his second multi-hit game against No. 17 Georgia Tech (3.5)... Collected a pair of hits in his start against EKU (3.10), including making crucial defensive plays throughout the game... Blasted his first long ball of the season against SIUE (4.1)... Registered consecutive three-hit outings at Austin Peay (4.9) and at MTSU (4.11).
2016: Notched two doubles and drove in two runs against Illinois State (2/19/16) ... Recorded two hits and scored two runs against Miami (Ohio) (2/27/16) ... Finished with two hit performances against Army (2/28/16) and WKU (3/1/16) in back to back contests ... Earned his first start on the bump against Evansville (3/2/16) ... Notched two hits and drove in four against Youngstown State (3/6/16) ... Finished with two hits and an RBI in BU's win over MTSU (3/15/16) ... Recorded a walk off single vs. EKU (3/20/16) ... Nine game hitting streak (3/8-24/16) ... Eight hits in UT Martin series sweep (4/1-3/16) ... Career-high four hits in Saturday win over UTM (4/2/16) ... Two multi-hit games in SIUE series (4/8-9/11) ... Go ahead three-run homer at SIUE (4/8/16) ... Three hits in five at bats during SEMO series (5/19-21/16), including two doubles... Ward finished the regular season batting .296 with 11 doubles, four triples, three homeruns and 27 RBI … His four triples led the squad and he swiped 10 stolen bases … Ward started a team-high 28 games at DH... ... Ward produced 16 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games.
2015: Logged 13.1 innings pitched across 11 appearances ... Notched 27 plate appearances and drove in three runs.
Prior to Belmont: Ward finished his senior year with a .320 batting average and .74 ERA... All-district and All-area Sophomore-senior year.
Personal: Born January 4, 1996 in Nashville, Tenn... Son of Terry and Cheryl Ward...brother to Scott.. Biology major.