UNC Women's Lacrosse Bio
17 Megan Ward
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Freshman (2013) - One of the top freshman goalies in the nation ... Started the last seven games of the season (the regular season finale at Vanderbilt, both ACC Tournament games and all four NCAA Tounament games) ... Made her first career start in the cage at Vanderbilt on April 20, picking up the victory ... Also started and won the ACC semifinal against Boston College, tying her then-season high with seven saves (including six in the second half) ... Played all 60 minutes in the ACC final against Maryland ... Came off the bench in 11 other games earlier in the season ... Posted a total record of 7-2 in goal ...Began the season often playing the second half of games in a pre-arranged splitting of duties with third-year starter Lauren Maksym ... Made eight saves in the ACC championship game loss to Maryland ... Tallied a season-high 12 saves in 55:02 of action in the NCAA second round win over Loyola, allowing eight goals ... Made seven saves in the NCAA quarterfinal win over Virginia ... Held Northwestern to four goals (tying the Wildcats' season low) in the NCAA semifinals, making seven saves ... Made six saves, including three in overtime, to preserve the national title-clinching victory over Maryland ... A member of the All-NCAA Tournament Team ... A member of the All-ACC Academic Team.

High School - Named an Under Armour All-America in 2012 ... Started in goal and played the first half for the South team in the Under Armour game ... Picked up the victory after tallying six saves along with four ground balls and a caused turnover ... Also played in the Under Armour Elite tournament ... Posted a 13.0 goals against average and made 178 saves for coach Linda Brogan at St. Mary's HS in Annapolis, Md. ... 2012 county MVP ... Two-time, first-team all-county selection ... Team captain ... Also played soccer (earning MVP honors), basketball and ran indoor track ... Also team captain and team MVP in soccer ... Member of the Spanish Honor Society and Environmental Club ... Nominated for the National Honor Society.

Personal - Megan Anne Ward is the daughter of Karen Ward ... Born on Sept. 17, 1993, in Annapolis, Md. ... Has yet to delcare an academic major.


Megan Ward's Career Statistics
Year GP/GS Min. Sv GA Save Pct GAA 2013 18/7 716 97 102 48.7 8.54
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'2"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Annapolis, Md.
High School: St. Mary's
UNC North Carolina Women's Lacrosse

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