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Charlotte Ward

  • position Freestyle/butterfly
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Spartanburg, S.C.
  • High school Spartanburg HS
  • position Freestyle/butterfly
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Spartanburg, S.C.
  • High school Spartanburg HS

Charlotte Ward Bio

2013-14 – Swam at the SEC Championships, finishing 35th in the 1650 freestyle at 16:58.97, 40th in the 200 butterfly at 2:03.70 and 44th in the 500 freestyle at 4:55.47 … Placed in the top five four times … Also swam the 1000 freestyle … Named to SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

2012-13 – Solid contributor in the distance events…Swam in seven meets during the regular season and at the SEC Championships…Competed in the 500 freestyle (32nd, 4:58.59), 1,650 freestyle (33rd, 18:18.75) and the 200 butterfly (32nd, 2:04.54) at the SEC Championships…Season-best finish was a third-place finish in the 200 butterfly (2:07.15) against College of Charleston, Queens and Wingate…Had the team[apos]s second fastest time in the 500 freestyle (4:48.59), third fastest in the 1,650 freestyle (17:08.06) and fifth fastest in the 1,000 freestyle (10:36.09)…Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

2011-12 –Swam in every regular season meet and at the SEC Championships…Provided quality depth to the distance corps…Narrowly missed scoring points at the SEC Championships in the 1,650 freestyle, finishing 18th with the team[apos]s second best time of the season (17:01.31)…Also swam the 500 freestyle and 200 butterfly at the SEC Championships, placing 27th and 21st, respectively…Had team[apos]s fifth best time in both the 500 freestyle (5:00.92) and 1,000 freestyle (10:29.70)…Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

PRE-COLLEGE –Graduated from Spartanburg High School…Named All-Region and All-State…Received the Coach[apos]s Award…Holds school records in 500 free and 200 and 400 free relays…Helped lead Spartanburg to a state runner-up finish for two years…Member of the Y-Spataquatics club team…Qualified for short course junior nationals…Team won long course nationals in 2010 and was runner-up for short course nationals in 2010 and 2011…Recorded all best times at short course nationals in 2010 and 2011…Claimed third placed at open water state championships…Top 10 and top five finishes at short course and long course Y-nationals…Member of the Beta Club…Graduated with honors.

PERSONAL –Full name is Anna Charlotte Ward…Born March 21, 1993…Parents are Tim and Allison Ward…Has two brothers, Hays and Wesley, and one sister, Mary…Uncle, Roff Hays, played football at Wofford College…Chose South Carolina because it has always been a dream of hers and because of her relationship with the team and coaches…Majoring in education.

Ward[apos]s Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
100 Freestyle 57.27# 1/28/12 ECU/Vanderbilt Columbia, S.C.
200 Freestyle 1:55.73# 11/23/13 Virginia Tech Invitational Blacksburg, Va.
500 Freestyle 4:55.47 2/19/14 SEC Championships Athens, Ga.
1000 Freestyle 10:29.70 1/14/12 Duke/Queens Columbia, Ga.
1650 Freestyle 16:58.97 2/22/14 SEC Championships Athens, Ga.
100 Backstroke 1:04.70# 1/27/12 ECU/Vanderbilt Columbia, S.C.
100 Breaststroke 1:17.76 1/25/13 College of Charleston/Queens/Wingate Columbia, S.C.
100 Butterfly 59.37 2/20/14 SEC Championships Athens, Ga.
200 Butterfly 2:03.70 2/21/14 SEC Championships Athens, Ga.

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