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 Shaun Ward
2012 ALL-REGION (400m hurdles)
2012 ALL-CONFERENCE (400m hurdles, 4x400m relay)
2011 ALL-REGION (400m hurdles)
2011 GNAC CHAMPION (400m hurdles, 4x100m relay, 4x400m relay)
2011 ALL-CONFERENCE
2009 ALL-AMERICAN  (400m hurdles)


2012:
Concluded collegiate career with third straight appearance at the NCAAs … qualified for the NCAAs, held in Pueblo, Colo., on May 24-26, with a GNAC-record time of 52.00 in the 400-meter hurdles … entered the championships with the 12th-fastest time of the season in the 400-meter hurdles … named to the USTFCCCA All-Region Team … successfully defended 400-meter hurdle GNAC title with a time of 53.35 … anchor leg of the 4x400-meter relay that posted a GNAC winning-time of 3:15.03 … member of the third-place 4x100-meter relay at GNACs that posted a time of 42.14 … named GNAC Athlete of the Week on April 25 … named to the GNAC All-Conference Team for third time of career and the Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District Team.

2011:
Qualified for the NCAA Div. II Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Turlock, Calif., in the 400 hurdles … finished 13th in the prelims of the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 53.44 … at the GNAC Championships on May 13-14, set the UAA record in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 52.23, earning first GNAC title and 12th-fastest time of the season in Div. II … helped the UAA relay teams to GNAC titles with times of 42.20 in the 4x100-meter relay and 3:17.93 in the 4x400-meter relay … member of the UAA record-breaking 4x400-meter relay team that posted a time of 3:14.74 at the Long Beach Invite on April 16 … named to the inaugural USTFCCCA Track & Field Div. II All-Region Team … earned GNAC All-Academic honors for second time of career.

2010: Redshirted.

2009: Earned All-America honors with 6th-place finish (52.87) in 400-meter hurdles at NCAA Championships ... completed the prelims of the event with a new PR of 52.45, improving upon his own UAA record ... helped UAA to a program-best 14th-place team finish at NCAAs ... during the regular season, set the UAA record in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.02 on April 2 at the Willamette Invite ... in the GNAC, held ranks of second in both hurdle events ... member of the UAA record-breaking 4x400 relay team as the lead-off leg ... helped UAA to a new school-record time of 3:15.27 at the Oxy Invite ... member of the GNAC All-Academic Team.

2008: Posted new school records in both the 110-meter (15.32) and 400-meter hurdles (54.22) ... earned all-conference honors in the 110- and 400-meter hurdles after placing 3rd and second, respectively, at GNAC Championships ... results at conference meet were the best all-time by a Seawolf hurdler ... broke and set school record in the 110 hurdles four times during season and five times overall in the 400 hurdles ... registered nine top-10 finishes, including six top-3 efforts ... collected first career victory in the 400 hurdles at the Willamette Invitational.

BEFORE UAA: A three-time letterwinner in track & field at Chugiak High School ... 2006 Alaska state champion in the 300 hurdles ... two-time regional champion in both the 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles ... named CHS Athlete of the Year for track ... awarded track team’s MVP award as a junior.

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WARD'S CAREER BESTS
400-Meter Dash: 51.81 (3/06/10 at UNLV Invite)
110-Meter Hurdles: 15.02 (4/4/09 at Willamette Invite)
400-Meter Hurdles: 52.00 (4/20/12 at Bryon Clay Invite)
Position: Graduate Assistant Coach
Hometown: Eagle River, Alaska
High School: Chugiak HS
Experience: 1st Year
Shaun Photos:
Senior Haleigh Lloyd set a GNAC record, while finishing 4th in the 400-meter hurdles Saturday at the NCAA Championships.
NCAA recap  MORE
Junior Karolin Anders furnished her sixth career All-America honor and third in the heptathlon Friday at the NCAA Div. II Outdoor Championships.
All-America honor  MORE
Junior Karolin Anders finished 8th May 22 at the 2015 NCAA Div. II Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
Academic honors  MORE
Junior Dominik Notz raced to his first career All-America honor in track & field Thursday in the 10K race.
NCAA review  MORE
Entering her fourth year with the program, Anchorage native Shaina Afoa will assume the role of the Seawolves' top assistant coach in 2015-16.
Afoa moves up  MORE
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