Outside midfielder who has played in 15 matches ... Took one shot in season-opener versus Belmont and against Louisiana-Monroe ... Scored against Birmingham Southern on assist from Laura Miguez ... Took one shot at Arkansas-Little Rock and at Arkansas State ... Scored on Rebecca Rodriguez assist versus North Texas ... Missed matches at South Alabama and Louisiana-Lafayette, as well as Sun Belt Championships, because of family illness.
Made an immediate impact with her speed, helping her start 12 matches and play in 19 ... Named to Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll ... Scored three goals for six points ... Started opening seven matches of season, taking one shot in season-opener at Southwest Missouri State ... Netted first career goal unassisted in win at Lipscomb ... Had two shots versus Southern Miss and three against Drury ... Took four shots versus Alabama A&M ... Scored on assist from Christina Mascaro at Stetson ... Took one shot against Arkansas-Little Rock ... Scored second goal at Georgia State on assist from Laura Miguez ... Took one shot versus South Alabama... Had two shots against North Texas at Sun Belt Conference Tournament.
Two-year starter for coach Bill Vice at Blackman HS in Murfreesboro ... Named All-Midstate as senior and team captain both seasons at Blackman ... Earned All-District and team MVP honors all four years of high school, playing first two seasons at Riverdale HS, also in Murfreesboro ... All-Region selection all four years ... Also member of Blackman bowling team and lettered in track and basketball at Riverdale as freshman and sophomore ... Member of Yearbook staff, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Spanish Club and DECA ... Also Delta Beta Sigma Sorority officer and received 2001 Optimist Club Youth Appreciation Award ... Led club team, Williamson County Lady Express, to state championship in 2001 and state runner-up finishes in three other years ... Club was ranked 16th in nation and fourth in South region ... Member of Tennessee ODP for three years.
Brooke Nicole Ward ... Daughter of Gary Ward and Jane Ware ... Born November 18, 1983 ... Cousin, Jeff Christensen, plays in the New York Yankees minor league system ... Majoring in Accounting.