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Carista Ward
Carista Ward

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Alief Elsik HS

Height:
5-8

Event:
Throws

Experience:
3L

2003-04 (So.): Posted LU's top five discus throws during outdoor season ... Recorded personal-best throw of 144-01 to place sixth at Tom Tellez Invitational ... Distance ranks third among school's all-time best throws ... Placed eighth at Runsport/Rice Twilight Meet with throw of 143-06 ... Recorded distance of 140-03 for 12th at SLC Outdoor Championships ... Had season-best shot put of 35-10 3/4 for 21st place at the SLC Indoor Championships.

2002-03 (Fr.): Had six top 10 finishes in the discus throw during the outdoor season ... Best throw was 134-07 at the Texas A&M All Comers ... Had two top 10 showings in the shot put, including a season-best 38-00 3/4 at SFA Dogwood Invitational ... Finished ninth at SLC Indoor Meet with 10.24 meter toss.

High School: Competed at Alief Elsik HS for Coach Jackie Lemmons ... Three-time district and regional champion ... Placed sixth in state as a junior and second as a senior ... Earned all-state honors during senior campaign.

Personal: Major is business ... Enjoys swimming and sewing in spare time ... Born on September 26, 1984, in Houston, Texas ... Parents are Clarence Sr. and Janice Ward.

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