Eagles home opener Friday, Aug. 23 vs. Stanford at 7 p.m.
Eagles to host No. 2 Stanford on Friday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m.
Senior Patrice Vettori leads Eagles in exhibition.
The left back for the 2012 Under-20 New Zealand National Team which competed in the World Cup in Japan ... Has earned six caps with the U-20 team and three caps with the U-17 team ... ... Played for the U-20 National team in May 2012 in the US ... Joined the U-20's team in Sept. 2011 ... Member of the New Zealand Under-17 team in 2010 ... Plays for the Mainland Pride National League Squad ... Competed for the team from 2009 through 2012 national league ... Mainland Women's Player of the Year in 2011, Defender of the Year in 2011, Youth Player of the Year in 2009 . Plays club soccer for the Coastal Spirit Women's Premier team ... Nominated by Mainland Football as Young Sportswoman of the Year for Marriott Canterbury Sports Awards ... Played at Cashmere High School and scored 14 goals in six games ... Also plays touch rugby and competed for the New Zealand U-17 Girls Touch Rugby team that played in an international tournament in Australia, 2011.
Daughter of Simon and Susan Ward ... Has two sisters Hannah (21) and Chantal (16) ... Enrolled in the School of Arts & Science.