Student Spotlight


Viking Forward Top Ten in CIAA in Three Categories

February 29, 2015

HAMPTON, VA- Elizabeth City State's Darrell Ward has been named to the 2015 All-CIAA Men's Basketball team as announced by the CIAA Office on Friday afternoon.

The senior is the Vikings' leading rebounder this season averaging 8.0 boards per outing while ranking second on the team in scoring at 14.9 points per contest. His scoring, rebounding and field goal percentage (.575) all rank in the top 10 in the CIAA.

Ward led the Vikings in scoring nine times and put up seven double-doubles this season. His best outing came when he posted career highs in points (28) and rebounds (16) against Virginia Union on January 28 in Elizabeth City.

A native of White Plains, NY Ward started in 19 games for the Vikings, registering double figures 17 times.

ECSU will wrap up the regular season on Saturday at 4pm against Bowie State at the RL Vaughan Center.

Darrell Ward Quick Facts

  • Hometown: White Plains, NY 
  • Classification : Senior
  • Sport: Men's Basketball
  • Position: Forward
  • Height: 6'7
  • Weight: 230
  • Jersey Number: 20
  • Rebounding Avg: 8.0
  • Scoring Avg: 14.9
  • Overall Percentage: .575