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    Jennifer Ward
    8 Jennifer Ward
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Waterford, Conn.

    High School:
    Waterford

    Position:
    OF

    B/T:
    R/R

    04/13/2012

    UConn Club To Honor 15 As Outstanding Senior Scholar-Athletes

    Group to receive awards at 59th annual dinner on Monday night in Storrs

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    Junior (2011): Appeared in 49 games, starting 48... Finished the season with a .268 average... Ranked second on the team with 19 steals... 19 steals ranks fourth all-time in a single season at UConn... Went 2-for-4 against Boston College (4/6) with three RBI... Finished the season with six doubles and 10 RBI... Went 2-for-3 against Providence (4/27) with two runs scored...Named to the 2010-11 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

    Sophomore (2010): Appeared in 51 games, starting 50 for the Huskies... Recorded a batting average of .135 in 96 at bats... Had 13 hits and three RBI... Scored 11 runs, walked 10 times and hit one home run... Registered an on base percentage of .252 and a slugging percentage of .167... Had a season best two hits going two for three with one run scored against Georgetown (3/27)... Hit her only home run of the season in a one for two showing at Providence College (4/21).

    Freshman (2009): Played in 45 games on the year starting in 10 of them ... Finished with a .147 batting average garnering five hits ... Was 4 for 5 in stolen bases on the year ... Saw action in three of the four games at the Mardi Gras Classic (2/20-22) scoring one run as a pinch runner against Kentucky (2/21) ... saw action in four games as a pinch runner during the USF Under Armour Invitational (3/6-8) where she was a perfect 3-for-3 in stolen bases scoring a run against Evansville (3/7) ... Saw action in four games of the San Diego Classic (3/12-15) scoring a run as a pinch runner against San Diego (3/12) ... Scored her fourth run as a pinch runner against Quinnipiac (3/20) as the game-winning run ... scored a run against Seton Hall (3/22) ... Got the first hit of her collegiate career against Sacred Heart (3/25) in game two of the doubleheader on an RBI triple ... Was 2-for-5 against Georgetown (4/19) with two singles scoring her 10th run of the season.

    Before UConn: A four-year letterwinner for Liz Sutman at Waterford High School... Captained her team during her senior year... Named to the All-Eastern Connecticut Conference team all four years... Connecticut High School Coaches Association All-Sate for three of her years on varsity... also a four-year letterwinner in soccer and gymnastics where she received multiple awards for her achievements and captained both of her teams during her career at Waterford... Named CIAC scholar-athlete her senior year.

    Personal: An allied health sciences major... born June 24, 1990.

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