Michael Ward Athlete Profile

#26 Michael Ward

Michael Ward
Position: Right Hand Pitcher Height: 6-0 Weight: 185 Roster Years: 2006-2008 Hometown: Dallas, TX Last School: Keller High School

Personal

Born in Provo ... parents are Colby and Robin Ward ... father pitched for BYU from 1983-86 ... father pitched for the Cleveland Indians (11th round draft, 1986) in the majors in 1990, posting a 1-3 record in 22 appearances with one save and a 4.25 ERA in 36 innings ... played summer ball for th Arlington A's ... recruited by TCU, Baylor, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, Texas A & M and Louisiana Tech.

Before BYU

Prepped at Keller High where he was coached by Rob Stramp ... had a 13-1 pitching record and batted .413 ... three-time all-district and two-time all-area in baseball ... all-state as a junior in baseball ... was all-state and two-time all-district in football as his team's starting quarterback.

Stats

Year     ERA  W-L APP  GS  CG  SV    IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO
2007 3.21 3-1 20 0 0 0 28.0 28 16 10 11 27
2008 8.77 1-1 25 0 0 1 25.2 39 27 25 22 15



2007 | Freshman Year

Posted victories against TCU, Washington and Utah ... recorded a huge strikeout against TCU in round two of the MWC Championships before surrendering a two-run single, missing a chance for a save.

2008 | Sophomore Year

Got a save against the Air Force Academy when he struck out three ... got his victory in relief against the University of Utah ... pitched a season high of 3.2 innings at AFA.