|High School:||Glendora HS|
UC Santa Barbara
Finished the season with a .330 batting average, ranking fourth on the team with 62 hits. Put up 34 runs, 34 RBIs, 10 doubles, 2 triples, and 1 home run. Adding 10 walks and 14 hit by pitches, recorded a .404 on base percentage. Had multiple hits in 20 games, including 4 hits and 4 RBIs at UC Davis (5/23). In the field, picked up 74 put outs, 107 assists and 22 double plays. Earned Second Team All-Big West.
Joe appeared in 13 games starting 7 during his Sophomore campaign...he hit .259 recording 5 RBI and scored 6 times in 27 at bats...had a stellar game at Nevada on March 10 going 2-4 with 2 RBI, a walk, and a run scored...had a 4 game hit streak from March 10 to March 15...season was hindered by injury.
As a freshman, Joe played in seven games with one start ... Had one hit in nine at-bats with one walk ... First career hit was as a pinch hitter on April 19 against Pepperdine.
Earned eight letters at Glendora High in three sports ... Was a four-time letterwinner in baseball for coach Dan Henley ... Also earned two letters each in football and soccer ... Helped lead the Tartans to the CIF Division II title as a senior ... Was named the MVP of the championship game ... A First Team All-Sierra League selection as well as an All-San Gabriel Valley choice and an all-city pick ... As a senior Joe hit .418 with 19 RBI, 24 runs scored, two home runs and 12 stolen bases ... Hit for the cycle and was 5-for-5 once against Colony High ... Was an All-Sierra League Academic selection in all four years and a Glendora High Scholar Athlete every year.
Joseph Aaron Woodward was born on November 5, 1991 in Poway, Calif. to parents Don and Melissa Woodward ... Majors in political science with a minor in history ... Has two older siblings - Justin and Gina ... Plans on playing professional baseball or becoming an agent ... Nickname is Woody ... Roots for the Dodgers ... Also cheers for the Raiders ... Winning the CIF title as a senior in high school is his most memorable sports moment ... Step Brothers is his favorite movie ... Enjoys playing sports and hanging out with his friends and family in his free time ... Favorite athlete is Evan Longoria ... Watches the MLB Network and Family Guy ... Speaks Spanish ... Was also recruited by USC, UCLA, Arizona State, UC Riverside, Hawai'i, Arizona, Loyola Marymount and San Diego State.