|Previous School:||South Aiken HS|
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2018: Competed in three events on the season … Best finish was 57th at the Bulldog Invitational Sept. 8 … Best 8K time was 30:51.5 at the Bobcat Invitational ... Helped Augusta earn a No. 25 national ranking and reach the NCAA National Championships for the third time ever.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended South Aiken High School in Aiken, S.C. … Graduated in 2018 … Scholar Athlete … Lettered in cross country and track and field under Coach Hendrix Snyder … Helped his team finish third in Region 4-4A.
PERSONAL: Born in Metairie, La., on Oct. 13, 1999 … Son to Kevin and Patricia Ard … Plans to study forensic chemistry.