Best Time: 8K: 26:54.0 (9/16/05).
2006: Did not compete in a varsity race during season.
2005: Ran a 27:07.78 in the Great American Legends (9/9), his first collegiate race; improved to a 26:54.0 at the Indiana Intercollegiates (9/16), finishing 49th of 224.
High School: Earned four letters in cross country at Noblesville High School; ran personal bests in the 1600m (4:31) and 3200m (9:38) as a senior.
Personal: Alexander Kenton Ward was born on July 3, 1986, in Noblesville, Ind.; is the son of Kenton and Robin Ward.