Peyton Ward

#5 Peyton Ward

HT. 5-10
HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL) Winfield, Mo. (Winfield HS)
MAJOR Psychology

2018 (Sophomore): 

  • One of five players to play in and start all 50 games
  • Hit .227 collecting 30 hits, five doubles, one triple and three home runs
  • Drove in 17 RBI and scored 20 runs
  • Led the team in stolen bases for the second straight year, stealing 18 bases in 21 attempts
  • Recorded a .920 fielding percentage with 87 putouts

2017 (Freshman):

  • One of six players to start all 56 games
  • Batted .217 with 35 hits in 161 at-bats
  • Drove in 19 RBI and finsihed second on the team with 28 runs scored
  • Recorded two home runs and two doubles
  • Led the team and ranked 9th in the ASUN with 21 stolen bases on 26 attempts
  • Finished 5th in the conference with eight sacrifice hits
  • Posted a .941 fielding percentage in 185 chances

High School:

  • Prepped at Winfield High School
  • In three years of varsity softball, she batted .557, including a .541 average her senior year
  • In three seasons, Ward compiled a .950 slugging percentage with 10 home runs, 14 triples and 22 doubles
  • First team All-Conference and All-District in all four years
  • Three-time All-Region pick (2012-14) and was named Team captain in 2015
  • Played in Missouri/Illinois All-Star Game (2014 & 2015)
  • Also lettered in basketball three years and was Second Team All-Conference and First Team All-District and All-County her junior year
  • Lettered in soccer for one year
  • Honor Roll all four years
  • Recognized as outstanding student by local Board of Education
  • All-Conference Academic Teams for both basketball and softball 


  • Daughter of Carrie and Chad Ward
  • Has one sister, Olivia, who plays softball at Kentucky