Richard Woodworth

Richard  Woodworth
Student Assistant

In first season as student assistant coach.

COLLEGE: Finished four-year career with 1,262 points, 394 rebounds, 342 assists, 132 steals and 43 blocked shots... Shot 47.9 percent (419-of-874) from the field, 41.5 percent (124-of-299) from 3-point range and 80.2 percent (300-of-374) at free throw line ... Points ranked 15th among WWU career leader and assists 13th ... Honorable mention DII Bulletin All-American and first-team Great Northwest Athletic Conference all-star as senior in 2013-14 ... Team co-captain and GNAC pre-season all-star ... Started all 27 games played ... Missed one contest with ankle sprain ... Averaged 16.7 points per game, shooting team-best 82.7 percent (124-of-150) at the free throw line as well as 41.2 percent (40-of-97) from 3-point range ... Scored career-high 33 points at Simon Fraser on 2/8/14 ... Hit buzzer beater from beyond half court in dramatic 94-91 win over arch-rival Central Washington on 2/22/14 (Video of shot received over 32,000 hits on YouTube) ... Scored Vikings' last 13 points in that game, nine in final 20 seconds to rally from six-point deficit with 1:05 to go ... Scored double-figure points 19 times ... Started all 34 games as junior in 2012-13 ... Second-team GNAC all-star and West Regional Most Outstanding Player ... Team co-captain ... Averaged 11.1 points, scoring double-figure points in 20 games ... Averaged 15.4 points in five national tournament games ... Scored career-high 26 points at Central Washington on 2/9/13 ... GNAC Player of the Week and co-MVP of WWU Chuck Randall Thanksgiving Classic ... Chuck Randall Coaches' Award winner Received Elite Eight all-tournament recognition and GNAC all-star honorable mention as sophomore in 2011-12 ... Saw action in all 36 games, starting all but one ... Averaged 10.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists ... Shot 45.2 percent (38-54) from three-point range ... Had 21 double-figure scoring games with season-high 25 points on 9-of-11 field-goal shooting at Alaska Fairbanks on 1/12/12 ... Averaged 11.7 points and 8.7 rebounds in three Elite Eight games ... Redshirt in 2010-11 after having wrist surgery during off season ... Played in 26 games as freshman in 2009-10 ... Averaged 2.0 points ... Four letters.

HIGH SCHOOL: First-team all-KingCo 4A League choice as senior at Newport High School ... Participated in Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association Senior All-State Game ... Averaged 15.3 points, 5.1 rebounds and 3.6 assists for Knights ... Three-time team MVP and twice team captain ... Second-team all-league as junior on squad that reached district playoffs ... First-team all-league as sophomore ... Three-year letter winner ... Also earned three letters in track ... As junior, placed fifth at Class 3A state championships in high jump, clearing 6-6.

PERSONAL: Major is business management ... ASB President as senior in high school ... His father, Don, who played basketball at Whitman College, is member of Missionaries' Athletics Hall of Fame, setting season (26.1 avg.) and career scoring (2,019 points) records ... His sister, Lola, was a swimmer at North Carolina State University.




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