|High School:||Glendora HS|
UC Santa Barbara
As a Freshman Joe played in 7 games with 1 start... Had 1 hit in 9 at bats with 1 walk... First career hit was as a pinch hitter on April 19th 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 ... Plans to major in either business economics or sociology at UCSB with a minor in exercise science ... Has two older siblings - Justin and Gina ... Plans on playing professional baseball ... Nickname is Woody ... Despite being National League West rivals, Joe roots for both the Dodgers and Rockies ... 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.