Cache's Ward to Join OU Volleyball Team

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
DECEMBER 08, 2011

Dec. 8, 2011

  Oklahoma Volleyball Signee

Kierra Holst  
Madison Ward
Outisde Hitter
Cache, Okla.
Cache HS
Oklahoma Peak Performance

NORMAN, Okla. – University of Oklahoma head volleyball coach Santiago Restrepo has announced the signing of Madison Ward of Cache, Okla., to a national-letter-of-intent. Ward will join the Sooners for the 2012 season.

“This is the tallest, most physical class we’ve signed since I’ve been at Oklahoma,” Restrepo said. “We’re very excited for the opportunity to teach these young ladies and continue the tradition we’ve established. Madison is a very talented outside hitter. She is very dynamic, versatile and a very good six rotation player.”

Ward played at Cache High School as an outside hitter and setter. She earned Oklahoma All-State honors in 2011. The Bulldogs finished runner-up at the 2011 state championship after winning the title in 2010. Ward had 624 kills, 424 assists, 46 aces and 74 blocks as a senior.

She is a two-time Academic All-State honoree and also participated in basketball, golf and track and field.

  Madison Ward Bio

High School
Prepped at Cache (Okla.) High School under head coach Stephanie Dilks … Played both outside hitter and setter … 2011 All-State honoree … Named 2011 team captain … Team finished runner-up at 2011 state championship … Had 624 kills, 424 assists, 46 aces and 74 blocks as a senior … Bulldogs won 2010 state title … Earned Academic All-State honors in 2010 and 2009 … Also participated in basketball, golf and track and field.

Played for Oklahoma Peak Performance for three years.

Born Madison Ryann Ward … Daughter of Stanton and Rachel Ward and Jennifer Ward … Had three siblings – Morgan and Weston Ward and Morgan Cox … Uncle, Joshua Thompson, attended Oklahoma … Undecided on major.



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