Pasco Athlete of the Week

Taylor Ward

Land O’ Lakes H.S.

Swimming/Senior

THIS WEEK’S FEATS:

Ward captured her first-ever individual state championship by winning the Class 2A 500-meter freestyle with a time of 4:57.21. The senior was the only competitor to post a time under 5 minutes.

OTHER EVENTS:

Ward placed third in the 200 free (1:51.35), third in the 200 free relay (1:39.28) and fourth in the 400 free relay (3:37.60).

NEXT LEVEL:

Ward will continue her education and swimming career at Vanderbilt University. She signed her letter of intent recently after verbally committing to the Commodores in May.