Terry Spencer Ward
    Terry Spencer Ward

    Sport/Years/Inducted:
    Women's Gymnastics/1969-73/1983


    Terry Spencer Ward is Southern Illinois University's all-time leading scorer in women's gymnastics. A top all-around performer, her scores of 9.4 in floor exercise and 37.35 in all-around still stand as SIU records. She was AIAW national champion in floor exercise and runner-up in balance beam in 1973. A native of Indianapolis, she finished fourth in floor exercise in the 1973 World University Games in Moscow--the then highest finish ever for a U.S. woman gymnast. She was a member of the 1971 Pan American Games team. Her 9.45 score in uneven bars stands as the second best SIU score ever recorded.