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Jess Woodard
Player Profile:
Jess Woodard 1785747
Position: Throws
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Marlton, N.J.
High School: Cherokee
• 2016 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (Shot Put, Discus)
• 2016 NCAA Indoor First Team All-American (Shot Put)
• 2016 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (Shot Put, Weight Throw)
• 2015 Big 12 Outdoor Runner-up (Discus Throw)
• 2015 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (Shot Put)
• 2015 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (Shot Put, Weight Throw)

Indoor Collegiate Bests
Weight Throw: 61-00.25 (18.60m), 2016
Shot Put: 55-11.00 (17.04m), 2016

Outdoor Collegiate Bests
Hammer Throw: 183-03.00 (55.85m), 2015
Discus: Throw 177-10.00 (54.20m), 2016
Shot Put: 56-09.25 (17.30m), 2016

2016
(Outdoor) Placed third in the shot put and discus at the Big 12 Championship with personal best marks of 56-9.25 (17.30m) and 177-10.00 (54.20m), respectively... Finished third in the discus at the Payton Jordan Invitational with a mark of 175-11.00(53.61m)... Won the shot put at the Payton Jordan Invitational with a distance of 52-05.25(15.98m)... Placed second in the discus at the John Jacobs Invitational with a mark of 176-05.50(53.78m)... Won the shot put at the John Jacobs Invitational with a mark of 55-10.75 (17.03m)... Finished third in the discus at the Battle on the Bayou with a mark of 168-10.00 (51.47m)... Finished second in the shot put at the Battle on the Bayou with a mark of 53-06.25 (16.31m)... Finished sixth in the discus at the Texas Relays with a mark of 169-00.00(51.52m)... Finished fourth in the shot put at the Texas Relays with a new personal best mark of 53-08.25(16.36m)... Placed sixth in the discus at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a mark of 165-1.00. (Indoor) Placed eighth in the shot put at the  NCAA Championships with a personal best mark of 55-11.00... Finished seventh in the weight throw at the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships with a new personal best mark of 61-00.25 (18.60m)...Finished third in the shot put at the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships with a new personal best mark of 55-07.00 (16.94m)... Came in seventh in the weight throw at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational with a new personal best of 59-02.00 (18.03m)... Finished fifth in the shot put at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational with a 52-08.00 (16.05m)... Placed seventh in the shot put at the Razorback Invitational with a mark of 52-05.25 (15.98m)... Placed 13th in the weight throw at the Razorback Invitational with a mark of 57-00.75 (17.39m)... Placed second in the shot put at the Texas A&M Quadrangular with a mark of 52-04.00 (15.95m)... Placed eighth in the weight throw at the Texas A&M Quadrangular with a mark of 56-10.25 (17.33m)... Placed fourth in the weight throw at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a personal best mark of 58-03.25(17.76m)... Won the shot put at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a  personal best mark of 54-06.00 (16.61m).

2015
(Outdoor)
Finished 17th in the discus throw at the NCAA Championships with a throw of 167-5.00 (51.02m)... Placed 11th in the discus throw at the NCAA West prelims with a PR mark of 176-8.00 to qualify for the NCAA Championships... Qualified for NCAA West prelims in the shot put and finished with a mark of 45-9.25... Runner-up in the discus throw at the Big 12 Championship with a 167-05.00 (51.03m) mark... Placed sixth in the shot put at the Big 12 Championship with a personal best mark of 50-10.75 (15.51m)... Finished eighth in the hammer throw at the Big 12 Championship with an effort of 176-10.00 (53.91)... Finished third in the discus throw at the Penn Relays with an effort of 167-8.00 (51.11m)... Placed seventh in the hammer throw at the Penn Relays with a mark of 176-3.00 (53.74m)... Finished fourth in the hammer throw at the John Jacobs Invitational with a throw of 182-11.50 (55.76m)... Finished fourth in the discus throw at the John Jacobs Invitational at the 165-4.50 (50.40m)... Finished fourth in the hammer throw at the Rafer Johnson-Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational with an effort of 175-05 (53.46m)... Won the discus throw at the Rafer Johnson-Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational with an effort of 173-00 (52.73m)... Finished seventh in the hammer throw at the Baylor Invitational with an effort of 183-03 (55.85m)... Placed 11th in the discus throw at the Baylor Invitational with an effort of 154-10 (47.19m)... Finished ninth in the discus throw at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays with an effort of 150-09.75 (45.97m)... Placed 11th in the shot put at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays with an effort of 48-1.25 (14.66m)... Finished seventh in discus at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with an effort of 158-02 (48.21m)... Finished 11th in the hammer throw at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with an effort of 178-09 (54.49). (Indoor) Finished seventh in the weight throw at the Big 12 Indoor Championship with an effort of 56-07.50 (17.26m)... Placed third in the shot put at the Big 12 Indoor Championship with an effort of 51-04.50 (15.66m)... Came in 26th in the weight throws at the Tyson Invitational with an effort of 56-10.25 (17.33m)... Finished third in the shot put at the Tyson Invitational with a throw of 51-07.75 (15.74m)... Placed seventh in shot put with an effort of 49-08.25 (15.14m) at the Razorback Invitational... Finished 15th in weight throws with a new personal record of 51-09.25 (15.78m) at the Razorback Invitational... Placed second in the shot put with a throw of 51-08.25 (15.75m) in the Texas A&M Quadrangular, a mark that advanced her to eighth on the all-time bests list... Placed eighth in the weight throws at the Texas A&M Quadrangular after throwing a distance of 55-11.25 (16.74m)...Placed third in shot put with a throw of 49-05.00 (15.06m), good enough to put her at 10th in school all-time bests... Finished eighth in weight throws at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a distance of 55-07.00 (16.94m).

High School 
State champion in the discus and shot put as a junior and senior... Discus champion at the Meet of Champions as a junior and senior... Shot put champion at the Meet of Champions as a senior.

Personal 
Daughter of Marc and Deirdre Woodard... Has two siblings, Marc and DeAnna Woodard... Majoring in health and exercise science. 

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