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Woodyard played a much bigger role in his final season in blue and white after having played behind a strong group of upperclassmen for most of his career. With the graduation of four senior starters, Woodyard returned as the most experienced Nittany Lion for his final campaign. He played in at least 24 games in each of his four seasons and a total of 104 on his career with 21 starts. A solid mid-range pull-up shooter with three-point range and the ability to get to the basket, Woodyard recorded 69 career threes to go with 387 career points and 193 career rebounds. He lettered all four seasons for the Nittany Lions.
"Being the lone senior, Cam has risen to take a leadership role. He has been eager to help lead the younger guys on our team. I am very impressed with how he shoots the ball, and he is a guy that could stretch some defenses."
- Patrick Chambers
Woodyard earned the Coaches Award after posting the best season of his career in his final campaign...Played in 28 games and started 18 before having his career ended with a broken foot with three games remaining in the season...Averaged 25.8 minutes per game...Finished third on the team posting 8.7 ppg and was leading the team in three-pointers prior to his injury before finishing with 42 on the year (second on the team) and a team-best 36.8 percent from the arc...Ranked third on the team with 4.1 rpg...Led the team shooting 80.7 percent (46-57) at the foul line...Averaged 11.4 ppg in home games and recorded 11 of his 14 double-digit outings on the year at home...Equaled a career-best with four threes (4-7) and logged 14 points in a victory over Nebraska (2/11)...Led Penn State with 17 points on 3-of-4 from three in a 54-52 upset of No. 22 Illinois (1/19)...Scored a career-high 22 points going a career-best 8-of-8 at the foul line vs. Minnesota (1/15)...Scored 14 points in 20 minutes vs. Mount St. Mary's (12/18)...Had 14 points, seven rebounds, four threes and four steals in a season-opening win over Hartford (11/12)...Led Penn State in rebounding in five games and pasted a career-best equaling seven boards on six occasions.
Woodyard saw action in 28 games and started three while playing an average of 10.4 minutes per game...posted 1.8 points and 1.4 rebounds per game while scoring in 13 games...made his first career start and scored eight points (all in the first half) on 3-of-4 shooting (2-2 from three) in a close win over Mt. St. Mary's (12/7)...made his second career start vs. Michigan (2/6) and in a career-most 37 minutes posted career highs in points (10), rebounds (8), assists (2) and threes (2)...started the following game at Michigan State (2/10) and went 2-for-3 for four points...scored five points in eight minutes at Minnesota (2/17)...played 19 minutes in relief of an injured Jeff Brooks in the Lions NCAA Tournament game vs. Temple scoring two points and grabbing three boards.
Woodyard saw action in 24 games playing an average of 8.8 minutes per game...played in 13 of the Lions' 18 Big Ten games...scored a career-best nine points on 4-of-5 shooting in a 79-60 victory over Northwestern (2/28)...hit 3-of-4 for seven points in a victory over Sacred Heart (11/25)...had six points on 2-of-3 from three in a loss at Illinois (1/12).
Woodyard saw action in 24 games on the year, but saw his time decrease in the conference season as he averaged 6.7 minutes per game on the year...scored in 12 games...hit a solid 44.4 percent (12-27) from three, including a big first half three in Penn State's upset win at No. 9 Michigan State (2/1)...saw his first collegiate action with two points vs. William & Mary (11/14)...scored six points and hit 2-of-3 from three in back-to-back games vs. NJIT (11/17) and Hartford (11/20)...Hit 2-of-3 from three for six points vs. Towson (11/29)...Posted a career high nine points and three rebounds on 4-of-5 from the floor in just 11 minutes of a victory over Lafayette (12/21)...posted seven first half points in a victory over Minnesota (2/14).
Woodyard earned tournament MVP honors as he led Winters Mill High School to a 21-6 record and Class 2A Maryland state championship in his senior season...he led the Falcons to wins over highly ranked and favored teams from Gwynn Park and Randallstown in the final two games, marking the second straight year and second time in school history that Winters Mill reached the state semifinals and the school's first state title...named the Carroll County Player of the Year, a second team All-Metro selection by the Baltimore Sun and an All-MVAL league selection...Winters Mill finished the year ranked No. 2 in the Washington D.C./Baltimore metro area...a four-year starter and senior year team captain, he averaged better than 12 points per game every season...led all public school players in Carroll County averaging 20 points, five rebounds and three assists a game as a senior and also averaged 19 points per game as a sophomore...an All-county and All-conference pick in his final two seasons, he led the Falcons to conference, county and region titles both years...the first county player to commit to a major Division I program since Connecticut's Josh Boone in 2002...had a season high 33 points against Tuscarora and scored more than 20 points in 16 of his 27 games, including eight of his last 10 through the playoffs...posted just the second triple-double in school history with 23 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in a 71-49 win over Middletown in the Class 2A West Region final...had 22 points and 12 rebounds in a major upset of 10-time state champion Gwynn Park in the state semifinals and was then named the Baltimore Sun Boys Athlete of the Week after posting 13 points, nine rebounds and five steals in a 54-47 upset of three-time defending champion and No. 2 ranked Randallstown that gave Winters Mill the first state title for a Carroll County team since 1947...played for the Maryland Mavericks AAU team...a distinguished honor roll student.
The son of Bruce and Cynthia Woodyard...Born on February 19, 1990 in Westminster, Md....has a younger brother, Rashad, and older sister, Kanisha Frisby...is a cousin of former Nittany Lion football standout and New York Jet Richie Anderson...father played collegiate basketball at Mt. St. Mary's.
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