12 Matt Ward
12 Matt Ward
Height: 5-8
Weight: 175
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Shrewsbury, Mass.
High School: Shrewsbury
Position: M
gp 16
p 50
g 32
a 18

ACCOLADES

2018: Saint Anselm Fall Dean's List...Northeast-10 Fall Commissioner's Honor Roll...Northeast-10 All-Rookie Team...Northeast-10 Rookie of the Week (Apr. 18)

AT SAINT ANSELM

2018: Played in all 16 games for the Hawks as a freshman, scoring 32 goals and 18 assists for 50 points (32-18=50)...Picked up 11 ground balls on the season...Ranked 11th in the NE10 in assists per game (1.13)...14th in the conference in goals per game (2.00)...10th in the NE10 in points per game (3.13)...Ranked fifth in the league in shot percentage (.410), leading the team in that statistic...Scored the game-winning goal at home against LIU Post on Apr. 24...Made his collegiate debut at Post on Mar. 10, scoring two goals and as many assists for four points (2-2=4)...Had a man-up goal at home against Pace on Apr. 11...Recorded a season-best five points in three games, doing so first against Pace on Apr. 11...Scored four goals against the Setters before posting three goals and two assists for five points (3-2=5) on Apr. 28 and May 1 against Saint Rose...Recorded at least one point of offense in all but one of his 16 games played...Started the final nine games of the season for the Hawks.

PRIOR TO SAINT ANSELM: 2017 graduate of Shrewsbury HS...Played four years of ice hockey and lacrosse for the Colonials...Earned Honor Roll recognition...Was a three-time Central Massachusetts All-Star...Also captured First Team Midland Wachusett League All-Star honors on three-separate occasions...Was a two-time Worcester Telegram & Gazette Super Team selection and was a finalist for the Telegram & Gazette Male Athlete of the Year Award...Finished his career as a 2017 First Team All-Central Massachusetts selection, scoring 149 career goals and 91 assists for 240 points (149-91=240)...Is the Shrewsbury HS lacrosse program record-holder in career assists (91) and its second all-time leading point scorer (240)...Captained the ice hockey team to a state championship as a senior...Named 2017 Player of the Year in ice hockey by the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.

PERSONAL: Son of Art and Kristen...Brother of Kevin and Colin...Father, Art, played ice hockey at Fairfield...Aspires to work in the financial market...Enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Recent Games
Apr 21 at Assumption W, 12-3
Apr 24 No. 14 LIU Post W, 15-7
Apr 28 at Saint Rose L, 12-11
May 1 at Saint Rose W, 19-9
May 4 at No. 1 Le Moyne W, 9-8
May 6 at No. 2 Merrimack L, 11-7
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 11
Points 50 34
Goals 32 22
Assists 18 12
Man-up goals 1 1
Man-down goals 1 1
Ground balls 11 8
Turnovers 10 7
Caused turnovers 2 2
Faceoffs 0-0 0-0
Faceoff percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots 78 52
Shooting percentage 41.0 42.3
Shots on goal 54 34
Shots on goal percentage 69.2 65.4
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Mar 3 No. 6 Seton Hill   - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 at Post W, 19-2 2 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 6 33.3 6 100.0
Mar 17 at No. 9 Adelphi L, 15-8 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 3 66.7 2 66.7
Mar 24 Franklin Pierce W, 17-11 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 3 33.3 2 66.7
Mar 27 at Southern N.H. W, 18-8 1 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Mar 31 No. 1 Le Moyne L, 8-3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 2 0.0 0 0.0
Apr 3 at No. 2 Merrimack L, 17-9 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 4 25.0 2 50.0
Apr 6 at American International W, 19-4 3 1 4 0 0 2 0 0 0-0 6 50.0 4 66.7
Apr 11 No. 9 Pace W, 12-7 4 1 5 1 0 1 0 1 0-0 6 66.7 4 66.7
Apr 14 Bentley W, 14-8 2 1 3 0 1 1 0 1 0-0 5 40.0 4 80.0
Apr 17 Saint Michael's W, 10-4 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 5 40.0 3 60.0
Apr 21 at Assumption W, 12-3 3 1 4 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 10 30.0 7 70.0
Apr 24 No. 14 LIU Post W, 15-7 3 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 0-0 5 60.0 4 80.0
Apr 28 at Saint Rose L, 12-11 3 2 5 0 0 1 2 0 0-0 7 42.9 5 71.4
May 1 at Saint Rose W, 19-9 3 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 5 60.0 5 100.0
May 4 at No. 1 Le Moyne W, 9-8 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 4 25.0 3 75.0
May 6 at No. 2 Merrimack L, 11-7 1 2 3 0 0 2 0 0 0-0 6 16.7 2 33.3
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2017-18 16 9 32 18 50 1 1 11 10 2 0-0 78 41.0 54 69.2
2018-19 14 14 28 8 36 7 0 28 17 4 0-0 69 40.6 42 60.9
Total 30 23 60 26 86 8 1 39 27 6 0-0 147 40.8 96 65.3
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 16 9 32 18 50 1 1 11 10 2 0-0 78 41.0 54 69.2
Conference 11 5 22 12 34 1 1 8 7 2 0-0 52 42.3 34 65.4
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 6 4 12 5 17 1 1 4 2 2 0-0 26 46.2 17 65.4
Away 10 5 20 13 33 0 0 7 8 0 0-0 52 38.5 37 71.2
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Wins 11 7 25 13 38 1 1 7 6 2 0-0 56 44.6 43 76.8
Losses 5 2 7 5 12 0 0 4 4 0 0-0 22 31.8 11 50.0
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March 5 - 6 5 11 0 0 1 4 0 0-0 15 40.0 11 73.3
April 8 6 21 9 30 1 1 8 5 2 0-0 48 43.8 33 68.8
May 3 3 5 4 9 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 15 33.3 10 66.7