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22  Dawn Ward
Dawn Ward

RS Senior

Midland, Texas

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Red Raiders Explode For 8 Goals On Senior Day

Texas Tech extends unbeaten streak to 10-straight with Sunday shutout


A Look Back: 2012 The Moments - No. 1

Tech puts on a show in NCAA First Round match at John Walker Soccer Complex


A Look Back: 2012 The Moments - No. 4

Red Raiders advance to Big 12 Semifinals with 2-0 shutout of Kansas


Tech Soccer Adds Seven on National Signing Day

Texas Tech head coach Tom Stone finalizes highly-touted class


Red Raiders Set For Second Round Showdown With Florida State

Texas Tech travels to Tallahassee for NCAA Second Round match with top-seeded Seminoles


Texas Tech Soccer Season Highlights

Texas Tech Soccer Banquet Video Celebrating 2012 Season


Texas Tech Cribs: John Walker Soccer Complex

Take a tour through Texas Tech's Clubhouse at the John Walker Soccer Complex


Tech Soccer downs Kansas 2-0, Advances to Big 12 Semifinals


Red Raiders shutout Texas 1-0 in Austin

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Appeared in 22 matches with seven starts including the final four matches of the season and both Tech's NCAA Tournament matches...finished career tied for fourth all-time in scoring at Tech with 24 goals...third in scoring with five goals three of which came in the postseason...third on the team in shots with 34...netted two game-winning goals including the game-winner against North Texas in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...scored first goal of the season with the game-winner against Texas (10/12) in Austin to secure the program's first victory at Texas since 1996...netted second goal of the season in a 3-1 victory at Kansas...scored Tech's second goal in a 2-0 victory over Kansas in the Big 12 Championships quarterfinal...scored twice in Tech's first ever NCAA Tournament match to secure a 2-0 shutout victory over North Texas at the John Walker Soccer Complex.

Played in all 20 matches with five starts...netted two goals in a single game for the third time in her career against Toledo (9/11)...also registered an assist against Toledo to total five points for the match and equal her career-high...took a season-high three shots in four separate matches...sixth on the team with six points on the season.

Played in all 20 matches with 19 starts ... played 1299 minutes ... has 10 points, four goals, two assists, 22 shots, eight shots-on-goal and a .364 shots-on-goal percentage ... recorded her first assist of the year vs. Texas State ... scored first two goals of the year at Northwestern State, also had an assist ... had season-high three shots vs. Northwestern State ... scored third goal of the year vs. Ole Miss ... netted fourth goal of the season at Oklahoma in Big 12 opener ... had two shots vs. No. 10 Oklahoma State in quarterfinals of Big 12 Championship.

Became Tech's top scoring option in only her first season ... showed no signs of the knee injury that forced her to redshirt in 2008 ... was a driving force behind an improved Tech offense that finished tied for 33rd nationally in scoring offense ... named to the All-Big 12 newcomer team ... joined Tiffini Smith and Morgan Johnson on the team as Tech led all Big 12 schools in newcomer team recipients ... named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week on Sept. 22 ... started in all 20 matches ... one of only two players to start every match ... netted a team-high 13 goals, while adding an assist ... first Red Raider since Amy Rutstein in 1998 to post double-digit goals in a single season ... her 13 goals rank tied for third with Rutstein on the school's single-season chart ... tied for ninth already for most goals over a career ... totaled 27 points, which is tied for fourth-most in a single-season in Tech history ... had a goal in each of Tech's first four matches ... became the first player in school history to start either a season or career that way ... connected on a season-high two goals against UTEP ... began a three-match goal streak against Alabama that lasted through the Weber State and Iowa State matches ... attempted a season-high nine shots against the Crimson Tide ... was on a five-match goal streak that started against Oklahoma and ended against Texas A&M ... had a goal in six of Tech's 10 conference matches ... her 13 goals ranked third overall in the Big 12 ... her six goals in Big 12 play also ranked third in the conference ... finished in a four-way tie for third in total points ... finished tied for fifth in points in Big 12 matches ... ranked 29th in the nation in goals per game ... her 50 shots were second on the team ... her 32 shots-on-goal led the Red Raiders, however ... totaled three game-winning goals, one fewer than injured teammate Brittney Harrison who at one time shared the Big 12 lead ... two of those game-winners have come in conference play against Iowa State and Oklahoma ... her three game-winning goals are tied for sixth on the school's single-season chart and tied for 10th on the career chart.

Redshirt Season ... suffered knee injury during senior year of high school.

Played for the Dallas Sting club team, formally the Dallas Texans ... traveled from Midland to the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex often to compete at highest club level ... Lake Highlands D2 Champions from 2002 to 2007 ... 2007 Regional III Champions ... 2007 National Finalists ... 2004-2007 ODP North Texas State Team ... 2005-2007 ODP Region III Camp ... 2007 ODP National Championship Tournament ... 2006 North Texas State Cup Quarterfinalists ... 2007 North Texas State Cup Finalists ... 2007 Premier League ... club coach: Kenny Medina.

Four-year letter-winner for Midland High ... advanced to playoffs her freshman, sophomore and senior seasons ... 2004 second team All-District ... 2005 All-District 3-5A Honorable Mention ... 2006 All-District 3-5A first team ... 2007 District Offensive MVP.

Born September 14, 1989 to parents Ted Ward and Lynn Clarke ... has four brothers Michael, Neil, Ryan, and David Eccelston ... her aunt, Sheryl Clarke, played volleyball for the Air Force Academy ... majoring exercise and sports science.


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