ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY

July 16th, 2018 | by CollegeAD
ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
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Allen Ward, who led the athletics program at Murray State University the past 13 years, has agreed to become the ninth director of athletics at Abilene Christian University, ACU president Dr. Phil Schubert announced at a Monday afternoon press conference. During his tenure at Murray State, the Racers have captured 39 Ohio Valley Conference championships and participated in NCAA Tournament play 29 times. Under Ward’s leadership, MSU has been one of the top overall athletics programs in its league, finishing in the top three in the OVC Commissioner’s Cup race six times since its inception in 2009, including second place each of the last two years. Ward replaces Lee De Leon, who announced in late May his resignation to accept a role in athletics administration at Purdue University. Ward’s first day on the job in Abilene will be Monday, Aug. 6. – Read More

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