Tyler Woodard
Tyler Woodard
Birth Date: 04/07/1989
Year: Junior
Hometown: Agua Dulce, Calif.
High School: Canyon HS
Previous College: Cuesta College
Position: Pole Vault

Tyler Woodard finished tied for eighth in the pole vault in his first Big West Championships ... cleared a top height of 15-3.50 (4.66) at the conference meet ... posted a season-best height of 15-7 (4.75) at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational which was good for second-place ... finished 13th in the pole vault at the MPSF Indoor Championships with a height of 15-3.75 (4.67) which was an indoor season-best and ranks seventh on the Northridge all-time indoor top-10.

Woodard competed at Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo, Calif. ... finished second in the Western State Conference championships and was sixth in the California state championships ... top pole vault height was 15-6 ... earned his Associate of Arts degree in 2010 ... also spent one season at College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, Calif.

Earned four varsity letters in track & field at Canyon High School in Santa Clarita, Calif. ... was a three-time track team MVP for the Cowboys from 2005-07 ... was the Foothill League pole vault champion as a junior and senior as well as finishing seventh in the CIF as a senior in 2007 ... also won JV league pole vault titles as a freshman and sophomore ... set the school and league record with a height of 14-6 ... graduated in 2007 with a 4.0 grade point average.

Born April 7, 1989 in Santa Clarita, Calif. ... parents are Ashley and Jon Woodard who are both Cal State Northridge graduates ... his father played basketball for the Matadors and was later a professional raquetball player ... favorite athlete is Lance Armstrong ... other favorites include the TV show "Burn Notice", the movie "Top Gun" and the music of The Beatles and Dierks Bentley ... favorite website is Ebay ... says the best thing and toughest thing about being an athlete is "the hard workouts" ... major is Business.