7 Brendan Ward
7 Brendan Ward
Height: 6-5
Year: SR
Hometown: Pacific Palisades, CA
High School: Palisades Charter HS
Position: OPP
m 24
k/s 1.53
h % .269
a/s 0.07
b/s 0.79
sa/s 0.18
d/s 0.42

2019 (Volleyball)
Played in all 24 matches, starting 16 of them, while competing in 85 sets… the senior opposite recorded 130 kills, 1.53 per set, and hit with a .269 clip… he was second on the team with 77 blocks, 0.90 per set and added 36 digs, 15 service aces and six assists… he was fourth on the team in scoring with 182.5 and accounted for 2.15 per set… had a season high 12 kills and six digs versus UC Santa Cruz (01/26)… tallied a career high in blocks with eight against Rivier (03/09)… recorded seven kills, three digs and four blocks as the Kingsmen upset No. 4 Stevens (03/29)… currently has the sixth most blocks with 98… has the third best attack percentage for a career with .237.

2018 (Volleyball)
Played in 20 matches as a junior for the Kingsmen...Made his season debut against Pepperdine University (Jan. 7)...In 49 sets, recorded 81 kills with a .220 hitting percentage...Season high 10 kills against UC Merced (Mar. 10)...Tallied 53 digs with a season high eight digs which came against UC Santa Cruz (Mar. 10) and Benedictine (Mar. 20)...Recorded 13 service aces and 28 total blocks...Sixth highest in kills and blocks for the Kingsmen...Contributed 111.5 total points to the Kingsmen.

2017 (Volleyball)
Appeared in seven sets over four matches as a sophomore…recorded seven kills, four digs, three blocks, all assists, and one assist for 8.5 total points.

2016 (Volleyball)
After being sidelined for nearly the entire season due to injury, he made his collegiate debut against Ramapo (Mar. 12)…recorded a dig and had one attempt.

Palisades Charter High School
Graduated in 2015…played four years of baseball, two years of beach volleyball, and one year of soccer…was two time defensive player of the year and was named MVP for baseball.

Personal

Full name: Brendan John Ward…born on August 27. 1997 in Santa Monica, Calif…parents are Parris and Jennifer Ward…has one sister Kaylie who played collegiate and high school sports…family is currently residing in Pacific Palisades, Calif…currently majoring in Exercise Science…greatest personal sports moment was winning the State Championship on his Club Hockey Team…chose CLU for the athletic opportunities and the intimate learning environment.

Favorites 

Movie(s): The Godfather, Star Wars, Monty Python and the Holy Grail 
Music: Saint Motel, Walk the Moon
Food: Bacon, Burritos, Burgers
Sport (Other than what you play): Ice Hockey, Soccer
Pro Team: Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Dodgers
Pro Athlete: Anze Kopitar 
Book(s): Ready Player One, The Last Olympian
Number: 23
Color: Blue
Super Hero: Superman
TV Shows: How I Met Your Mother, South Park, Friends
Video Game: FIFA 15, NHL 15
Quote: "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take" -Wayne Gretzky
Something you would not know about him: He has, despite his "beach bum" kind of appearance, never surfed before.
If he could travel anywhere it would be: Germany.  He has always wanted to go as he has German heritage and he finds European countries to be fascinating.  

Recent Games
Mar 26 at Wentworth (Mass.) W, 3-2
Mar 28 at Springfield L, 3-0
Mar 29 at Stevens W, 3-2
Mar 31 at Marymount (Va.) W, 3-0
Apr 4 Moorpark College W, 3-0
Apr 13 at UC Santa Cruz L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 24 -
Sets 85 -
Kills 130 -
Kills per set 1.53 -
Errors 49 -
Total Attacks 301 -
Hitting Percentage .269 -
Assists 6 -
Assists per set 0.07 -
Service Aces 15 -
Service Errors 25 -
Service Aces per set 0.18 -
Reception Errors 0 -
Digs 36 -
Digs per set 0.42 -
Block Solo 8 -
Block Assist 59 -
Block Total 67 -
Blocks per set 0.79 -
Block Errors 2 -
Ball Handling Errors 1 -
Points 182.5 -
Points per set 2.1 -
Matches started 16 -
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 10 Arcadia W, 3-0 - 3 8 0 10 .800 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Jan 12 vs. North Central (Ill.) W, 3-1 - 4 7 2 16 .313 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Jan 12 vs. SUNY New Paltz (N.Y.) L, 3-1 - 4 9 3 13 .462 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Jan 13 vs. Marian (Wis.) W, 3-0 - 3 3 2 8 .125 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Jan 18 SUNY New Paltz (N.Y.) L, 3-2 - 5 9 4 21 .238 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 3 0 11.5
Jan 25 Illinois Tech W, 3-0 1 3 8 2 17 .353 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Jan 26 UC Santa Cruz L, 3-2 1 5 12 4 27 .296 0 0 1 0 6 1 3 0 4 0 14.5
Feb 1 at Carthage (Wis.) L, 3-0 - 3 5 2 19 .158 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5.0
Feb 2 at North Central (Ill.) L, 3-0 - 3 2 3 11 -.091 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 0 3.5
Feb 2 vs. Dominican (Ill.) L, 3-0 1 2 2 4 12 -.167 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Feb 3 at Benedictine (IL) L, 3-0 - 3 6 2 10 .400 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Feb 8 at CSU Northridge L, 3-0 1 3 3 2 8 .125 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Feb 15 CSU Northridge L, 3-0 1 3 5 0 5 1.000 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 6.0
Feb 22 Alumni   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 6 St. John Fisher W, 3-0 1 3 3 3 10 .000 0 2 1 0 1 1 3 0 4 0 7.5
Mar 7 Adrian W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 8 .500 0 1 1 0 1 0 6 0 6 0 9.0
Mar 8 Emmanuel (Mass.) W, 3-0 1 3 3 2 8 .125 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Mar 9 Johnson & Wales (RI) W, 3-0 1 3 4 0 8 .500 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Mar 9 Rivier W, 3-1 1 4 2 3 7 -.143 0 3 3 0 3 2 6 0 8 0 10.0
Mar 19 Endicott L, 3-2 1 5 8 1 18 .389 0 0 5 0 1 0 5 0 5 0 10.5
Mar 25 at MIT W, 3-0 1 3 1 1 8 .000 1 1 1 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 3.5
Mar 26 at Wentworth (Mass.) W, 3-2 1 5 3 1 10 .200 0 1 3 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 5.5
Mar 28 at Springfield L, 3-0 1 3 4 2 10 .200 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.0
Mar 29 at Stevens W, 3-2 1 5 7 3 20 .200 0 0 1 0 3 0 4 0 4 0 9.0
Mar 31 at Marymount (Va.) W, 3-0 1 3 6 0 9 .667 0 1 0 0 3 1 2 0 3 0 9.0
Apr 4 Moorpark College W, 3-0 1 3 6 1 9 .556 0 1 0 0 2 1 6 0 7 0 11.0
Apr 13 at UC Santa Cruz L, 3-1 1 4 7 3 12 .333 3 1 0 0 4 0 4 1 4 0 10.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 24 85 130 1.53 49 301 .269 6 0.07 15 0.18 36 0.42 8 59 67 0.79 182.5 2.1
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 2 6 8 1.33 2 13 .462 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 0.33 1 0 1 0.17 9.0 1.5
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Home 11 40 68 1.70 21 143 .329 2 0.05 10 0.25 18 0.45 7 34 41 1.02 102.0 2.5
Away 9 32 41 1.28 17 109 .220 4 0.13 4 0.13 17 0.53 1 20 21 0.66 56.0 1.8
Neutral 4 13 21 1.62 11 49 .204 0 0.00 1 0.08 1 0.08 0 5 5 0.38 24.5 1.9
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Wins 14 48 66 1.38 21 148 .304 3 0.06 13 0.27 20 0.42 5 40 45 0.94 104.0 2.2
Losses 10 37 64 1.73 28 153 .235 3 0.08 2 0.05 16 0.43 3 19 22 0.59 78.5 2.1
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January 7 27 56 2.07 17 112 .348 1 0.04 0 0.00 10 0.37 3 11 14 0.52 64.5 2.4
February 4 11 15 1.36 11 52 .077 0 0.00 1 0.09 4 0.36 0 5 5 0.45 18.5 1.7
March 11 40 46 1.15 17 116 .250 2 0.05 12 0.30 16 0.40 4 33 37 0.93 78.5 2.0
April 2 7 13 1.86 4 21 .429 3 0.43 2 0.29 6 0.86 1 10 11 1.57 21.0 3.0