Redshirted after transferring from East Tennessee.
Indoor: Did not participate.
Outdoor: Competed unattached in one meet, placing fifth in high jump with mark of 4-10 at Boston-Moon Classic.
Before Middle Tennessee: Spent one season at East Tennessee.
High School: Track and cross country letterwinner for coach Beth Sheridan at CPA ... All-Region in cross country ... Won high jump at region meet and 7th at state championships.
Personal: Jessica Danielle Ward ... Daughter of Scott and Evangeline Ward ... Born April 16, 1987 ... Uncle, Austin Thompson, and cousin, Reno Thompson, both played football at Tennessee State.