Brandon Ward

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Brandon Ward
Personal information
Date of birth (1972-12-11) December 11, 1972 (age 42)
Place of birth Westerville, Ohio, United States
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1991-1994 Indiana University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996 Columbus Crew 6 (0)
1996-1998 St. Louis Ambush (indoor) 76 (33)
1998 Chicago Stingers
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Brandon Ward (born December 11, 1972 in Westerville, Ohio) is a retired U.S. soccer midfielder who played one season in Major League Soccer as well as the USISL and National Professional Soccer League.

Ward attended the Indiana University, playing on the men’s soccer team from 1991 to 1994.[1] In his senior season, the Hoosiers went to the NCAA Men's Soccer Championship only to lose to the Virginia Cavaliers. Various sources place Ward with three different teams during 1995, the Hampton Roads Mariners, Richmond Kickers and Indiana Blast. On February 7, 1996, the Columbus Crew selected Ward in the sixth round (fifty-first overall) of the 1996 MLS Inaugural Player Draft.[2] He played six games for the Crew before being released. He then joined the St. Louis Ambush in the National Professional Soccer League. He spent two seasons with the Ambush before being again being drafted by the Crew, this time in the first round of the 1998 MLS Supplemental Draft. The Crew released him on April 1, 1998 before Ward played a game.[3] He then signed with the Chicago Stingers of the USISL.[4]

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