|Hometown:||Glen Rock, N.J.|
|High School:||Bergen Catholic|
Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at Bergen Catholic H.S. for coach Joe Haemmerle … senior captain as he recorded 36 goals and eight assists in 2011 … for his career he totaled 76 goals and 20 assists … earned Academic All-America honors (2011) for the first time in school history … selected to the 2010 New Jersey Under Armour All-America Underclassman team … named to the 2009 and 2010 Garden State team … earned 2011 second team All-State and second team All-Conference honors, while in 2010 he received honorable mention All-State and third team All-Conference accolades … also as a senior he won the team’s scholar-athlete award and MVP … team won the 2009 Bergen County championship … was also a member of the Tri-State club lacrosse team for coaches Bob Turco and M.V. Whitlow … in 2009 his team was national runner-up and was also ranked in Inside Lacrosse Magazine as one of the top 10 best club teams in the nation … member of National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society and National Math Honor Society.
Personal: Son of Kevin and Maureen Ward … his father was on the football team at Columbia … has three brothers (Matt, Mark and Brian) … has not yet declared a major.