Baxter Ward
Baxter  Ward

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Armidale, Australia

High School:
Duval

Height:
6-3

05/16/2017

Monzingo, Ward Claim Academic All-Southland Conference Honors

Senior duo helped pace the Lumberjacks to a runner-up finish at 2017 conference tournament

05/11/2017

Baxter Ward Garners CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors

Senior from Armidale, Australia named an at-large District VII selection

03/28/2017

Lumberjacks Record Runner-Up Finish at Little Rock First Tee Classic

Stock finishes fifth with Monzingo and Leyvani both among the individual top-20

03/27/2017

Stock Leads the Field; Four Lumberjacks Among Top-10 at Little Rock First Tee Classic

SFA sits second among the team standings with a 4-under 572

03/16/2017

Stock's Historic 65 Leads Lumberjacks to Sixth-Place Finish at Bob Sitton Invitational

Stock's 65 is tied for the second-lowest round in SFA program history

Career: Competed in 99 rounds during his SFA career with a 75.14 scoring average ... Ranks 12th all-time in career scoring average (75.14), is ninth in career par-or-better rounds (20) and tied for 14th in career rounds played (99) ... Registered a career low round of 67 at the 2014 Moe O'Brien Intercollegiate ... Ends his SFA career with five top-10 finishes, including capturing the 2014 ASU Fall Beach Classic individual title, and nine top-20 showings ... His career low round of 207 at the 2014 Jim Rivers Intercollegiate is tied for the third-lowest 54-hole event in program history.

2016-17 (Senior): Competed in 23 events for the Lumberjacks with a 75.00 scoring average ... Notched seven rounds of par-or-better, including a season-low 70 on a pair of occasions ... Registered his best finish of the year at the Bill Ross Intercollegiate, tying for 20th with a 5-over 221 ... Shot a season-low 5-over 218 at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate, tying for 24th ... Posted a 10-over 226 at the Little Rock First Tee Classic, helping lead SFA to a runner-up finish ... Finished among the top three SFA finishers in three events ... First team CoSIDA men's at large Academic All-District selection.

2015-16 (Junior): Competed in eight tournaments for SFA, registering a 75.65 scoring average over 23 rounds ... Shot a season-low 217 at the Quail Valley Intercollegiate, including a 4-under 68, tying for 21st overall ... Recorded a 223 at the Bob Sitton Invitational, including an even-par 72 in round one, tying for 24th ... Shot a 225 at the Herb Wimberley Intercollegiate, one week after posting a 226 at the Cabo del Sol Intercollegiate ... Closed out the year with a 230 at the Southland Conference Championship, shooting a 1-under 71 in round three, finishing tied for 36th ... Was among the top three SFA finishers in five tournaments.

2014-15 (Sophomore): Competed in 10 events, posting a 74.81 scoring average over 27 rounds ... Recorded his first individual tournament title at the ASU Fall Beach Classic, shooting an even-par 216 and defeating teammate Baxter Ward in a one-hole playoff ... Tied for third at the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate with a 9-under 207, tying for the third-lowest 54-hole score in program history ... Shot a season-low 4-under 68 in round one of the Jim Rivers ... Shot an even-par 144 at the Texas A&M Reveille Challenge, tying for seventh overall behind a 3-under 69 in round one ... Just missed a top-20 showing, tying for 21st at the ULM Wallace Jones Invitational with a 4-over 220 ... Finished the year with six par-or-better rounds ... One of the top three SFA finishers in five events on the year, leading the team on two occasions.

2013-14 (Freshman): Competed in nine events for SFA, recording a 75.15 scoring average over 26 rounds ... Notched a pair of top-10 finishes, including a pair of under-par tournaments ... Finished eighth in back-to-back tournaments at the Moe O'Brien Intercollegiate (2-under 214) and UIW James Litz Memorial (12-over 228) ... Shot a career-low 5-under 67 in round two of the Moe O'Brien ... Closed out the season finishing 14th at the Southland Conference Championships with a 7-over 223 ... Tied for 17th at the UALR First Tee Classic, carding a 12-over 228 ... Shot his second under-par tournament of the season with a 1-under 215 at the Jim West Intercollegiate, tying for 20th overall ... Finished in the top three of the SFA scorecard in four events.

2012-13 (Redshirt): Utilized his redshirt season.

Personal: Son of Barry and Vanessa Ward ... Born May 31, 1993, in Armidale, NSW, Australia ... Plans to major in Business Economics.

Ward's Career Statistics

Years Rounds Strokes Average Low Par - Top 10/20
2013-14 26 1,954 75.15 67 4 2/3
2014-15 27 2,020 74.81 68 7 3/0
2015-16 23 1,740 75.65 68 2 0/0
2016-17 23 1,725 75.00 70 7 0/1
TOTALS 99 7,439 75.14 67 20 5/4

Ward's Career Bests
Best Finish: T-1st • ASU Fall Beach Classic (Nov. 3-4, 2014)
Low Round: 67 • Moe O'Brien Intercollegiate (Feb. 24, 2014)
Low 36-Hole Tournament: 144 • Texas A&M Reveille Challenge (Apr. 12, 2015)
Low 54-Hole Tournament: 207 • Jim Rivers Intercollegiate (Oct. 20-21, 2014)

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