27 - Zack Ward
Zack Ward
Height: 5-11
Weight: 182
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Peachtree City, Ga.
High School: The McCallie School
Previous College: Salisbury University
Position: A

2013: Started all 12 games and ranked second on the team with 35 points on the year … Tied for 21st nationally with 2.5 goals per game … Scored at least one goal in all 12 games and notched at least one assist on five occasions … Netted a season-high five goals in Mercer’s win at St. Joseph’s (3/6) … Eight different multi-goal performances … Booked at least one ground ball in 11 of 12 games … Caused a turnover in Mercer’s season opening win against Rollins (2/9). 

 

2012: The most efficient attacker for the Bears in 2012 on the strength of 19 goals and 12 assists… appeared in all 14 games earning 11 starts… scored a season high three goals in a win against Wagner (3/16)... recorded two assists against Jacksonville (3/10)… picked up 29 ground balls with a season high of five earned on two separate occasions against Detroit (2/25) and Holy Cross (3/6).

 

2011: Played 2011 season at Salisbury University … Team won the NCAA Division III national championship.

 

High School: A graduate of The McCallie School (2010) … Coached by Troy Kemp … Four varsity seasons … A high school All-American as a junior … Team won a pair of state titles in 2009 and 2010 … A Dean’s List member as a prep.

 

Personal: Son of Dan and Melissa Ward … Born in Salem, Massachusetts … Second oldest of four children in family … Favorite athlete is Wayne Gretzky and top team is the Boston Red Sox … Favorite movie is Miracle … Likes to eat cereal pre-game … Says word that best describes him is loyal … a business major.

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