|9 Savannah Ward
Played in 18 matches and started three ... Scored the first goal of her career against UNC Asheville ... Took eight shots.
High School: As a freshman, Ward made All-Conference, All-Region, and All-State, netting 37 goals and 10 assists on the season ... Led Burns High School to their first playoff appearance in the school's history, advancing to the second round ... As a sophomore, Savannah was once again All-Conference and All-Region, along with Offensive MVP ... Scored 33 goals and had 14 assists.
Personal: Daughter of Cecilia Ward and has two siblings- brother Darrius who is 21, and a sister Sophia is who 4 ... Comes from a very athletic background, her grandfather, Grady Ward and cousin, Clay Ward played basketball for Western Carolina, and other cousin, Jake Grove played in the NFL for the Oakland Raiders ... Ranked 40 in her class with a 3.40 GPA ... Plans to pursue a degree in Biomedical Engineering here at Western Carolina.