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Leigh Ward

Player Profile


Summerville, S.C.

High School:
Fort Dorchester HS



Elementary Education

2008: Played in all 19 games throughout the season, starting in 11 of them...Recorded seven shots on the season and finished with five shots on goal...A member of the A-Sun All-Academic Team.

2007: Played in nine games during freshman season... started twice... finished with one assist and one point... recorded first career point on an assist against Alabama State on Sept. 9.

High School: Lettered four times in soccer at Fort Dorchester... scored 45 career goals... scored 14 goals and recorded 12 assists in senior season... received NSCAA/Adidas All-South Region Scholar Award in senior season... named Captain, All-Region and Most Versatile Player in junior season... named Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, and All-Region in sophomore season... a member of the National Honors Society.

Major: Elementary Education.

Personal: Born on Jan. 17, 1989 in Greenville, S.C... her parents are Gary and Julie Ward.

Hobbies: Singing, watching movies and hanging out with friends.

Favorites: Food/Chicken Tacos, Movie/The Ugly Truth, TV Show/Heroes, Actor/Hugh Jackman, Group/The Fray, Song/I'm Yours by Jason Mraz, Season/Spring, Book/Rekindred, and Person You Admire Most/My grandfather.

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