Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Jackets In College: Ward Secures Third NCAA East Regional Appearance, May 22, 2012

Entries Announced For NCAA East Regional
By Gerald Lacey
Staff Writer
Carver Heights Quarterback Club
May 22, 2012

LEESBURG, Fla. - Villanova All-American Shericka Ward has been invited to compete in the 2012 NCAA East Regional Track Meet. This will be the third East Regional Outdoor Track appearance for Ward. The accepted entries were announced on Thursday afternoon for the NCAA East Regional and Villanova has 12 athletes in a total of 10 events qualified for the meet, which will be held next week from May 24-26 at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville. Of the 12 athletes headed to Florida the Wildcats will be competing in six running events and four field events.

Former Leesburg High School Standout and Villanova All-American Shericka Ward during her graduation ceremony at Villanova University recently.

Senior sprinter Shericka Ward (Leesburg, Fla.) is also a returning All-American for the Wildcats and will once again be competing in the 100 meter hurdles. Her top time of the season is 13.16 from the Texas Relays earlier in the year and she has a personal best time of 13.12 from the 2010 East Regional meet.

Ward a two time State Track Champion at Leesburg High School. Ward also helped lead the Lady Jackets Basketball team to back to back final four appearances in 2007 and 2008.

Start lists for the NCAA East Regional are due to be released next Tuesday in advance of the start of competition two days later. 


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