The Fresno State equestrian Western team qualified for the NCEA National Championships in Waco, Texas from April 18-20, 2013.
The NCEA announced the Academic Award winners for the 2012 spring and fall semesters.
The Fresno State equestrian team defeated New Mexico State 9-7, Saturday afternoon.
The Fresno State equestrian team tied the University of Tennessee Martin 8-8, Friday afternoon.
The Fresno State equestrian team defeated New Mexico State and South Dakota State on Senior Day.
Last updated: Sept. 22, 2012
2012-13 (Junior): Competed in 10 Horsemanship events in her junior season ... earned three wins against Kansas State, New Mexico State and South Dakota State ... recorded a season high score of 73.5 against TCU ... maintained a season average score of 69.5 ... received the Great Expectations Award for Horsemanship selected by the coaches ... competed at the NCEA National Championships ... earned her first varsity letter.
2011-12 (Sophomore): Performed demonstration rides for Horsemanship at home events.
2010-11 (Freshman): Competed in five events in Horsemanship as a freshman ... received a season-high score of 74 against TCU at her first away event ... competed in the 2011 Varsity Equestrian National Championship (VENC) ... voted Most Improved Rider by her teammates.
Southridge HS: A three-year varsity letterwinner on the equestrian team and was the team captain ... competed in Horsemanship, Hunt Seat Eq, Trail, Reining, and Showmanship ... had multiple Top Five finishes ... 2009 OQHA All Around Champion ... 2009 AQYHA World Show Qualifier in five events.
Personal: Born August 22, 1991 in Portland, Ore. ... parents are Robin and Tom Woodward ... has an older brother, Brad ... her biggest athletic thrills were competing at Nationals her freshman year and winning the 2009 OQHA All Around Champion in her first year of competition ... most admires her trainer, Robin Binkerd, for bringing out the best in her ... chose to attend Fresno State because of the equestrian team.