21 - Meredith Ward
Meredith Ward
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Westerly, R.I.
High School: Westerly
Position: G

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AS A JUNIOR IN 2010-2011:

• Saw action in all 30 games, starting 13 contests

• Averaged 23.2 minutes, 5.5 points and 2.6 rebounds per game

• Ranked first on the team and in the Patriot League in free throw percentage (.840), to place fourth on the Holy Cross single-season list 

• Went 12 for 12 from the free throw line against Quinnipiac, registering a school single-game record for consecutive free throws made

• Ranked third on the team and 12th in the Patriot League with 68 assists, averaging 2.3 assists per game

• Recorded 18 steals

• Tallied a season-high six assists in the game against Harvard

• Totaled five double-digit scoring performances, including a season-high 17 points against Harvard

• Also scored in double-digits at Quinnipiac (14), at Fordham (10), against New Hampshire (11) and against East Tennessee State (12)

• Brought down a season-high six rebounds against Quinnipiac

• Played for a season-high 36 minutes at home against Army, going 2-for-8 from the field

• Went 7-for-11 from the floor against Harvard, her best shooting performance of the season

• Completed the season with a .313 field goal percentage and a .229 three-point field goal percentage 

• Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

 AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009-2010:

• Saw action in all 31 games, starting 20 contests

• Averaged 26.8 minutes, 5.3 points and 1.8 rebounds per game

• Ranked second on the team and ninth in the Patriot League with 72 assists, averaging 2.3 assists per game

• Recorded 31 steals, averaging one steal per game

• Collected a season-high five steals in the season opener at Yale

• Tallied a season-high seven assists in the Patriot League quarterfinals against Army

• Marked five double-digit scoring performances, including a season-high 15 points against Howard

• Also scored in double-digits at Navy (11), against American (11), against Colgate (11) and at Lafayette (10)

• Brought down a season-high seven rebounds against American

• Played for a season-high 37 minutes at Lehigh, going 3-for-9 from the field

• Finished the season with an .808 free throw percentage, ranking fourth on the team

• Went 6-for-7 from the field against Howard, her best shooting performance of the season

• Completed the season with a .338 field goal percentage and a .410 three-point field goal percentage

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008-2009:

• Saw action in 27 games, starting five contests

• Led the freshman class with an average of 12.9 minutes played

• Also averaged 1.2 points and 1.2 rebounds per game

• Finished the season with a .700 free throw percentage, making 7-of-10 shots from the line

• Recorded eight steals

• Tallied a season-high seven points twice on the year, against Boston College and Vermont

• Brought down a season-high five rebounds against Vermont

• Started the first three games of the season

• Played for a season-high 27 minutes against Boston College, going 3-of-7 from the field

• Also started against Vermont and Rhode Island, combining for seven points and seven rebounds

• Hit her only three-point attempt against Northeastern, while also tallying a season-high five assists

• Hit her only field goal attempt in the game against Army at home

• Finished the regular season with a 10 minute, two rebound performance at Lehigh

HIGH SCHOOL:

• Four-year starter in basketball at point guard for Westerly

• Captain during her junior and senior years

• Two-year letterwinner in soccer

• One-year letterwinner in softball

• Finished her high school career with 2,226 points

• Four-year team MVP

• Team won the Division II South League championship (2006-2008)

• Rhode Island Gatorade Player of the Year (2007)

• Providence Journal first team All-State (2006-2007)

• Rhode Island Coaches Association first team All-Division (2005-2007)

• New London Day first team All-Area (2005-2007)

• RICA first team All-Class (2004-2005)

• Member of Rhode Island Breakers AAU Basketball Club (2001-2008)

• McDonald’s All-America finalist

• Connecticut Starter Top 100 Girls Basketball College Showcase MVP (2006)

PERSONAL:

• Daugher of James and Linda Ward

• Has two brothers (James and Tyler) and one sister (Christie)

• Majoring in Economics