14 - Corey Wood
Corey Wood
Born: 09/10/1982
Height: 5-8
Weight: 155
Year: Senior
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
High School: San Ramon Valley HS
Position: Midfielder
UC Santa Barbara
2003:
Finished tied for sixth on the team, playing in a career-high 21 matches for the Gauchos, missing just one game the entire season...Started four matches for UCSB, the fourth most by any non-starter...In his four starts the Gauchos posted a 3-1 record while outscoring their opponents by a +5 margin...Tallied his first career assist on the game-winner at Sacramento State...Fired a personal season-high two shots in Santa Barbara's win against UC Riverside, finishing the year with four total.
2002: With a stacked and experienced UCSB midfield, Wood appeared in just five matches...Four of his five appearances came during Big West Conference play...His was the only player without a start to record a shot.
High School
Prepped at San Ramon Valley High School...Scored 23 goals and tallied 33 assists in his varsity career for 79 career points...Named All-East Bay Athletic League as a junior and senior...Named to the principal's Honor Roll all four years...Member of the National Honor Society and CSF while attending San Ramon Valley HS...Also took part in leadership in high school.
Club
Played for the Tri-Valley Premier...Helped his team into the California State Cup Tournament in 2001.
Personal
Corbett Hamilton Wood was born September 10, 1982 in Fullerton, CA...Is a Business Economics major at UCSB with an emphasis in accounting...States that the one thing he cannot do without is his family...Is a two-time Dean's List recipient at UCSB...Playing in the NCAA Tournament with the Gauchos is his most memorable sporting moment...Fan of the Oakland A's...His favorite athlete is Bobby Crosby...Would love the chance to play with Tim Hudson...Enjoys watching the movie "Forrest Gump" and TV's "The Dave Chapelle Show"...Likes to read "Catcher in the Rye"...His favorite video game is "Excitebike"...Is a member of UCSB's Student Athlete Advisory Board (SAAB)...Can best be described as determined...Before every game he brushes his teeth...Nicknamed "Woody"...Has a younger sister, Kelsey...Son of Mike and Ginny Wood.