Zack Ward

  • joined Mar 16, 2012
  • last login Apr 10, 2014
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I have contributed to Swish Appeal by covering Maryland women's basketball and the Washington Mystics and I have also written for Acme Packing Company. I am a journalism major at the University of Maryland...grew up in Acton, Mass.

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Analyzing the stigma lesbian athletes face

Brittney Griner, age 22, wasted no time in publicly coming out as gay, and therefore National Center for Lesbian Rights sports project director Helen Carroll believes she has shown us "who the...

Sunday links: Mystics/Lynx, Sun/Liberty & Griner

The Minnesota Lynx defeated the the Washington Mystics, 74-57, Saturday night in Bismarck, N.D., the Liberty bested the Sun and some unsettling news was revealed about Baylor's handling of Brittney...

Terp Nation is proud of Hawkins and rightfully so


Kristi Toliver and Juan Dixon were among those who shouted out the newest Terp turned pro.

2013 WNBA Draft profile: Tianna Hawkins

In the WNBA, Tianna Hawkins will have the opportunity to reach heights even greater than the ones people never expected her to reach as a senior at Maryland.

Maryland hoping for bright future

Tianna Hawkins and Alyssa Thomas gave Maryland fans a season to remember and the Terps hope to become even better in 2013-14.

Huskies cruise past Terps, advance to Elite Eight

The Huskies are one step closer to potential rematches with Notre Dame and Baylor after dominating Maryland.

Brenda Frese, Alyssa Thomas recognized


The Terps have one of the more well-respected coaches in the nation - one of the few who can call herself a recent champion. And according to that coach and many others within the program, they may...

Terp stars too much for Bobcats in the end


Have Alyssa Thomas and Tianna Hawkins saved their best for last? Maryland fans hope so, after seeing their stars take apart No. 13 seed Quinnipiac in the first round of what is now the third big...

Chloe Pavlech is savoring the moment

Maryland freshman Chloe Pavlech has had some clutch moments this year and hopes to step up in her first NCAA tournament.

Terps land No. 4 seed in Bridgeport region


Quinnipiac, Michigan State and Marist will join Maryland at their place, while UConn will likely await the team that comes out of College Park.

Comeback sends Heels to ACC championship game


Latifah Coleman was the unlikely hero of a game that featured a lot of star players.

Thomas, Terps survive in OT, advance to ACC semis


Alyssa Thomas added to her already incredible ACC legacy by doing something that had never been done before in the ACC women's basketball tournament.

Terps blow out Demon Deacs on senior day


Tianna Hawkins fittingly led the Terps in points and rebounds on her senior day at Comcast in a performance that included a career-high two made three pointers, one of which came at the buzzer of...

FSU triumphant on senior night with win over Terps


The Seminoles almost ran away with a comfortable win over Maryland and in the end still managed to avenge their Jan. 6 loss in College Park.

Duke secures ACC regular season title


The Blue Devils went into a hostile environment without Chelsea Gray and defeated the biggest threat to them in the ACC by 16.

Terps hope to protect Comcast and split with Duke


Duke vs. Maryland Act Two will be broadcast on ESPN2 at 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Milestones and threes highlight Terp win over BC


Alyssa Thomas set a new career-high in points, Tianna Hawkins hit 1,000 career rebounds and the Terps showed Boston College that they have some firepower from beyond the arc as well.

Maryland and BC go at it again


Maryland will go on the road to Chestnut Hill, Mass. and try to get one more win before their rematch with Duke.

Moore gets first taste of NBA All-Star Weekend


After two years in the WNBA, Moore took her first trip to NBA All-Star Weekend.

Terps' 20-0 run helps them stomp Virginia


Alyssa Thomas made 27 points and 13 rebounds look easy, while Tianna Hawkins failed to finish off her quest for 1,000 rebounds and a valuable contributor in Tierney Pfirman returned for Maryland.

Terps hoping to duplicate earlier results vs. UVA


Maryland and Virginia will square off Sunday on ESPN2.

Tianna Hawkins redeems herself against Clemson


Not only did Maryland's star senior refuse to let herself have two bad games in a row, she had her second best scoring outing of the season.

Four WNBA stars head to NBA All-Star Weekend


All four players representing the WNBA at this year's NBA All-Star Weekend have accomplished big things in their basketball careers, including at least one WNBA championship each.

ACC's best square off in much-anticipated showdown


Maryland and Duke will go head-to-head on Monday in the first of two regular season matchups between them this year. Both will be shown on ESPN 2.

No. 7 Maryland escapes Wake Forest


The Terps were down to all but no bench with junior guard Sequoia Austin out with a concussion and the Demon Deacons gave them a run for their money in Winston-Salem.

Terps travel to Wake Forest


Maryland has one more game to iron out any lingering weaknesses before they face Duke. Their focus should be on shot selection and taking care of the ball.

Despite injuries, Thomas sees improved Terp team


Reigning ACC Player of the Year Alyssa Thomas spoke last Friday about her mindset coming off of last year's success, Tianna Hawkins' breakout season and where her team stands with the second half...

Hawkins says senior year is 'do or die'


Top WNBA draft prospect Tianna Hawkins spoke last Friday about making the most of her senior year, mentoring star post recruit Malina Howard and approaching the impressive milestone of 1,000 career...

Maryland's dynamic duo at its best vs. BC


Despite some early trouble, the Terps reeled off yet another comfortable win, this time led by 50 combined points from Tianna Hawkins and Alyssa Thomas.

Terps hope to contain BC and keep rolling


Maryland should be expected to make easy work of the Eagles and keep their perfect home record intact, but they aren't about to sleep on a BC team that does make an ACC-best 6.9 threes per game.

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