Multnomah Bible College
is pleased to announce the Oregon
2A State Player of the Year Mike Woodard as the newest recruit to the Men's
Varsity Basketball team. Woodard will begin attending Multnomah in the fall of
the 2007-08 and brings a high level of athleticism and academic achievement to a
Lions team that finished 8th in the NCCAA National Tournament in
"We are excited about this year's new additions," Coach Curt Bickley of the Multnomah Lions said. "We are
adding a solid point guard that had a great high school career. Mike not only
is a very skilled player, but he brings intensity and toughness to the program
that will be a great asset."
During Woodard's senior year of play with the Pioneers basketball
team at Western Mennonite High School in Salem, Oregon he was named to the
Tri-River Conference (TRC) First Team All-League; TRC Player of the Year; First
Team All-Tourney at the 2A State Tournament in Pendleton, Oregon; First Team
All-State at the 2A level, and First Team All-Region and 2A State Player of the
Year published by the Statesman Journal
newspaper in Salem, Oregon.
After setting 13 records with the program as a four-year
starter, scoring a total of 1,604 points, Woodard is the most decorated player
in the history of the Western
School basketball team. "Mike has been a great
leader both on and off the court," said Western Mennonite coach Gary Hull in a
statement submitted to Multnomah. "We will miss his aggressive, gritty, and
relentless style of play he brought to us each and every night."
Woodard capped off his high school career with a 3.6 GPA and
by leading the Pioneers to the Tri-River Conference title with a 27-3 season
record and a 96-22 career record. "All Pioneer fans wish Mike the very best as
he continues on with his basketball career at Multnomah Bible
College," Coach Hull
For more information on Multnomah Lions Basketball, visit www.multnomah.edu or contact the Athletics
Department at 503.251.5395.