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. She 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). Woodard was the Cowgirls' highest finisher in the event since Juanita Rico placed 11th at the 2012 MW Championship. She fired a career-best score of 74 (+2) in the opening round of the MW Championship. Her mark in the opening round tied a spring season-low by any Cowgirl. Woodard was UW's top finisher at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic with a score of 231 (+15) tying for 35th place.She was named a WGCA All-American.
2012-13 (Redshirt Freshman): Emily Woodard played unattached in four of Wyoming's seven tournaments during the spring season. She averaged 92.4 stokes in 12 rounds. Her top performance was 66th place at the Folino Invitational at 261 (+48), which included a career-low 79 (+8) during the third round. Her 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. She 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. Woodard also 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 in her senior year. She was also a member of Key Club.
Personal: The daughter of Lee and Rhonda Woodard, Emily was born on March 5, 1993. She is majoring in chemistry at UW.