Ward Named D3Hoops.com Mid-Atlantic Region Rookie of the Year

 

     

3/26/2010

Collegeville, PA. – Ursinus Freshman forward Jon Ward (Allentown, PA/Parkland HS) was picked as the Mid-Atlantic Region's Co-Rookie of the Year by D3hoops.com alongside Cabrini's Cory Lemons for the 2009-2010 season.

Ward led the Centennial Conference in field goal percentage shooting 65.7%. He finished his freshman campaign averaging 13.7 points (3rd on team) and 5.2 rebounds per game (2nd on team). Missing one game due to illness, he started in all 25 games he played in. He also led the team in blocked shots with 23 on the year.

Ward, with Will Gates (Swarthmore) were only the 9th and 10th freshmen ever to be named to the Centennial Conference All-League team as freshmen with 2nd team honors.