2 Alyssa Woodward
2 Alyssa Woodward
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Riverside, Calif.
High School: Arlington
Position: UT
Major: Studio Art

At Pomona-Pitzer: Completed her senior season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Women’s Water Polo team, where she primarily played driver...Ended her career with 318 career goals, leading the Sagehens in all four years...Helped Pomona-Pitzer to four SCIAC titles in four seasons (three outright, one shared).

2015: ACWPC Division III Player of the Year...SCIAC Athlete of the Year...Pomona-Pitzer Most Valuable Female Athlete...Scored 65 goals on the year tops on the team...Named SCIAC Female Athlete of the Week (all sports) after 11 goals in two games, five against Azusa Pacific and a career-high tying six against La Verne...Also had six goals earlier in the season against Concordia...Scored all three Pomona-Pitzer goals in a loss to No. 3 USC...Also had a hat trick in a loss to No. 9 CSU Northridge...Tallied eight goals in three games in the SCIAC Tournament, hat tricks in the quarterfinals and semifinals and two in a 7-6 loss to Whittier in the finals. 

2014: ACWPC First-Team Division III All-American...First-team All-SCIAC...Led the Sagehens in scoring for the third year in row with 86 goals...Had a season-high of five goals which she accomplished four times, including in the SCIAC Tournament against La Verne...Also had five goals against Harvard, Brown and Fresno Pacific...Scored the game-winning goal on a penalty shot in sudden death overtime in the regular season finale against CMS, which clinched the top seed in the SCIAC Tournament, her team high third goal of the match...Had four goals in a 7-5 win over Somona State...Scored three times in an 11-6 loss to No. 11 UC San Diego in the regular season...Scored twice in the rematch against UCSD in an NCAA Play-In match...Had four goals in back to back narrow wins over Division I opponents VMI (10-9) and Bucknell (11-9).

2013: ACWPC First-team Division III All-American...First-team All-SCIAC...Led the Sagehens with 88 goals...Scored twice in a late comeback, including the tying goal with 46 seconds left, in a 13-12 win over No. 20 Iona in the seventh-place match at the NCAA Championships...Had three goals in a loss to No. 12 UC San Diego in the NCAA Consolation bracket...Scored at least one goal in 35 of 37 games, with the only exceptions coming against No. 1 USC and No. 3 Arizona State...Had seven goals on opening day, four against No. 17 Cal State Northridge, and three against No. 15 UC Santa Barbara...Had five of Pomona-Pitzer's seven goals against No. 6 UC Irvine...Also had five goals against Azusa Pacific, four against No. 18 Michigan, and three against No. 9 Long Beach State (all three Sagehen goals)...Had five goals in the opening round of the SCIAC Tournament against Chapman.

2012: ACWPC First-Team Division III All-American...SCIAC Newcomer of the Year...First-team All-SCIAC selection...Led the Sagehens with 79 goals on the year...Led the team in scoring in each of her first five collegiate contests, including two goals against California in her debut...Had eight goals against NCAA qualifiers (three vs. Loyola Marymount and Iona, two vs. UC Irvine) to lead the Sagehens in all three games...Had four-goal games against Cal State Monterey Bay (a 13-10 loss), CSU Bakersfield (a 12-8 loss), Brown (a 6-5 loss), La Verne (a 9-6 overtime win)...Tallied seven goals in the same day with four against La Verne and three in a 10-9 win over Azusa Pacific...Had three goals in the last two games of the regular season to help the Sagehens finish 7-0 in round-robin play in the SCIAC, an 8-5 win over CMS and an 11-10 triple-overtime win over Whittier.

High School: Attended Arlington High School in Riverside, California, where she competed on the water polo and swimming teams…Was a first-team all-league selection as a sophomore, junior and senior…Also earned All-CIF honors as a junior, when she helped the Lions to a CIF championship…Named team MVP as a senior…A scholar-athlete selection all four years…National Honors Society and California Scholarship Federation member…Also competed for one year with the Riverside Water Polo club team and four years with Foothill Club Water Polo.

Personal: Attending Pitzer College, where she majors in studio art with a minor in mathematics…Has one brother and one sister…Sister, Amanda, played on the water polo team at the University of Redlands…Lists Betsy Armstrong of the United States Women’s Water Polo national team as her favorite athlete…Favorite book is The Scarlet Letter, and favorite movie is The Princess Bride…Born December 18, 1992...Chose Pitzer “because of the small school, the safe and fun environment, and the people!”