Appeared in only three games as a Seminole…surrendered a total of two runs in 2.1 innings pitched…faced a total of 12 batters and struck out three…made his sole 2016 appearance during the March 4 16-4 FSU victory against St. John’s when he held the Red Storm hitless through one inning…named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Made two appearances working 1.1 innings on the year…made his collegiate debut against USF (March 3) allowing a run on two hits…finished with two strikeouts against the Bulls…worked 0.1 innings against Virginia Tech (March 27)…played summer ball with the Sanford River Rats of the Florida Collegiate League.
Received a redshirt in 2014.
Graduated from Oviedo High School in Oviedo, where he was a four-year member of the varsity baseball team…garnered 2013 Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Florida Region second team accolades…earned Perfect Game first team Preseason High School Underclassman All-America honors in 2012…was named the 2012 Perfect Game National East Most Valuable Pitcher…2011 WWBA 16U Most Valuable Pitcher…missed his senior year due to elbow surgery.
Son of Lee and Jill Ward…has two siblings, Justin and Jen…majoring in economics…born on January 18, 1995.