Wyoming finishes tied for seventh
Kandler sits in sixth place
Fifth-Annual Tournament in Palm Desert, Calif.
Will welcome three newcomers
Hankins, Kershisnik and Woodard honored
2013-14 (Sophomore): Woodard was one of the most improved golfers on the Cowgirls and in the Mountain West during her sophomore season • Played 15 rounds carrying the second-best stroke average on the Cowgirls at 78.6 • At the Mountain West Championship she finished play tied for 14th place, as it was a career-best finish with a career-best three-round tally of 228 (+12) • The Cowgirls' highest finisher in the event since Juanita Rico placed 11th at the 2012 MW Championship • Fired a career-best score of 74 (+2) in the opening round of the MW Championship, as her mark in the opening round tied a spring season-low by any Cowgirl • UW's top finisher at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic with a score of 231 (+15) tying for 35th place • Named a WGCA All-American.
2012-13 (Redshirt Freshman): Emily Woodard played unattached in four of Wyoming's seven tournaments during the spring season • Averaged 92.4 stokes in 12 rounds • Top performance was 66th place at the Folino Invitational at 261 (+48), which included a career-low 79 (+8) during the third round • Lowest tournament score was a 262 (+46) at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic • In the classroom, she was named a recipient of the 2013 MW Scholar-Athlete Award.
2011-12 (Freshman): Woodard redshirted her first year in the Wyoming program.
High School: Woodard was a two-time individual state champion under coach Mike Lepore at Cheyenne Central High School • Won titles as a sophomore and junior, while finishing second as a senior and sixth as a freshman to earn all-state honors all four years • A four-year letterwinner, Woodard helped guide her team to state titles during her final two seasons • Excelled in indoor track, as she earned three all-state honors in the high jump and helped her team win three state titles • In the classroom, she was an honor roll student all four years and in National Honor Society during her senior year • Also a member of Key Club.
Personal: The daughter of Lee and Rhonda Woodard • Born on March 5, 1993 • Majoring in chemistry at UW.