Honors & Awards
As a redshirt freshman in 2011-12, Woodberry averaged 4.5 points and 3.3 rebounds per game, while playing in 31 of NU's 33 contests. She averaged more than 13 minutes per game off the bench, while giving the Huskers a dangerous threat from three-point range.
Woodberry's 26 made three-pointers on the season ranked as the sixth-best total in Nebraska history by a freshman. Her accuracy improved throughout the season, as she shot a sizzling 37.9 percent (11-29) from long range in Big Ten play.
The 2010 Gatorade Arizona High School Player of the Year, Woodberry also gives the Huskers solid leadership skills on and off the court. In 2012-13, she will serve as the vice-president of the Nebraska Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. She also earned academic All-Big Ten honors in 2011-12.
"Becca is a skilled guard who can score in a variety of ways. She shoots the three well, can work her way to the basket, scores in the post, and can score on offensive rebounds." Nebraska Coach Connie Yori said. "She is also a good student."
Redshirt Freshman (2011-12)
Woodberry produced one of the best efforts of her career with 12 points, six rebounds and a career-high two assists in Nebraska's first-round Big Ten Tournament win over Northwestern.
Woodberry ranked third on the team with 26 three-pointers made, including a career-best 4-for-4 at Wisconsin. She pumped in a career-high 14 points on 5-of-5 shooting against the Badgers to help the Huskers to victory Jan. 12. She suffered a sprained ankle late in the game with Wisconsin. The injury limited her playing time in the next several contests.
She re-emerged with seven points and two rebounds at Michigan State Feb. 23 and had eight points, six boards an assist and a steal in NU's 71-57 win over No. 8 Ohio State Feb. 26. Woodberry produced five double-figure scoring efforts on the season, including 13 points and seven rebounds - all in the second half - in Nebraska's 94-41 win over Vermont Dec. 18.
Woodberry contributed double figures in back-to-back games to open the season, including 12 points and six rebounds against Mississippi Valley State on Nov. 15. She opened the year with 11 points and seven rebounds against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Nov. 12. She scored five of her seven points in the final three minutes, including a game-clinching three in a 72-64 win at Florida A&M Nov. 25.
One of NU's most consistent contributors off the bench throughout 2011-12, Woodberry scored six or more points 12 times, while grabbing four or more rebounds on 14 occasions.
Woodberry played 18 minutes off the bench in Nebraska's first-round NCAA Tournament clash with Kansas in Little Rock, Ark., March 18. She managed one rebound against the Jayhawks.
Woodberry averaged 8.3 points and 8.0 rebounds per game on NU's four-game European Tour, Aug. 5-15, 2011. Her efforts included a pair of double-doubles.
Woodberry was a solid contributor for the Huskers in the classroom in 2011-12, earning academic All-Big Ten honors, while also claiming spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters.
As a junior, Woodberry averaged 23.1 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game while leading Coach Todd Nelson's Tolleson Union team to the 2009 Arizona Class 5A Division II title.
Woodberry, who connected on 44 percent of her three-point attempts as a junior, helped lead the Wolverines to a 29-3 overall record while being named first-team Class 5A, and the region player of the year. She set the Tolleson record with 56 three-pointers in 2008-09, and produced single-game highs of 36 points and 13 rebounds.
She also played club basketball for Coach Gregory Strickling and the Arizona Swish, and for Coach Mike O'Guinn with the Arizona Rebels.
In addition to her success on the basketball court, Woodberry also earned one letter in track and another letter in golf.
In the classroom, Woodberry maintained a 3.9 grade-point average, a member of the National Honor Society and was a state finalist for Wendy's High School Heisman. Woodberry was an honor student and tutored other students in math. She was also the president of the Student-Athlete Leadership Club.
A marketing, advertising and public relations major at Nebraska, Woodberry earned academic All-Big Ten honors as a redshirt freshman in 2012. She also earned a pair of selections to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in 2011-12. She claimed a spot on the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in the fall of 2010.
Woodberry also has been active as a leader in Life Skills at Nebraska and was elected the vice-president of Nebraska's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee for the 2012-13 academic year.
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