|HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)
Lenexa, Kan. (Saint Thomas Aquinas HS)
2012: Second on the team with 389 kills and 3.74 kills per set … Played in and started in all 30 matches and played in all 104 sets … Had a career-high 23 kills vs. Kennesaw State (11/2) … Had 21 matches of double-digit kill performances … Had eight double-doubles … Had 11 matches of double-digit dig performances … Tied for second on the team with 25 service aces … Third on the team with 260 digs ... Ford was named on the All-A Sun Second Team and on the All-A Sun Academic Team ... Ford was named to the All-Tournament team in the Kentcuky Classic with 32 kills, 28 digs and a double-double in three matches ... Also named to the All-Tournament team in the Arizona Invitational with 46 kills and 16 digs in three matches.
2011: Played in 103 sets and started in 28 matches and played in 29 matches … Third on the team with 327 kills and second on the team with 3.17 kills per set … Had 21 double-digit kill totals … Had a career-high 18 kills vs. Valparaiso (9/10) … Unanimous A-Sun All Freshman team honoree … Selected on the Atlantic Sun all-tournament team.
High School: Kansas Class 5A All-State (2009, 2010). …All-EKL (2009, 2010). …Team Captain (2010). …Kansas 5A State Champions (2007) and State runner up (2008, 2009, 2010)…Prep Volleyball Academic All-America. …National Honor Society Officer. …Eight semesters of President's Honor Roll. …Graduated summa cum laude.
Club: KC Power …2009 Junior Olympic 16 Open National Champion. …MEQ First Place (2009, 2010, 2011). …Northern Lights First Place (2009). …Show Me First Place (2009, 2010).
Personal: Parents are Chuck and Angie Ford …One brother, Mike, who plays basketball at Maryville University. …Plans to major in exercise science.