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 ... 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.