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Ward Named BIG EAST Female Track Athlete of the Week

Jan. 26, 2010

VILLANOVA, Pa. - Sophomore Shericka Ward was named BIG EAST Female Track Athlete of the Week the conference office announced on Tuesday afternoon.

At the Great Dane Classic at The Armory on Jan. 22, Ward won the 55m hurdles crossing the finish line in 7.86 seconds; an NCAA provisional qualifying time. Ward ranks second overall in the BIG EAST standings as her 60m hurdles converted time is 8.43.

This is the first conference honor for Ward and marks the first weekly award for Villanova. She has also qualified to the BIG EAST Championships in the 200m dash.

The Wildcats return to The Armory for their third consecutive week as they will compete in the NYRR Saturday Night at The Armory II on Jan. 30.