Eris Woodard

Eris Woodard
Season(s) Played with the Divas: 2014-2016
Jersey Number: 13
Position: DB
Age: 27
Height: 5-5
Weight: 147
Hometown: Washington, DC
College: Coppin State University

Eris Woodard Q&A

Who was your childhood idol? Why?
Marion Jones…I wanted to be just like her, one of the world’s best track runners.
Who is your biggest supporter?
My mom.
If you could have a conversation with anyone, dead or alive, who would you choose? Why?
Michelle Obama…I’m betting that she would enlighten me on everyday life.
Who is your female sports idol?
Allyson Felix.
Who is your favorite NFL player? Why?
Cam Newton.
What are your favorite hobbies or special interests?
Table puzzles, writing poetry, and working out.
What is your favorite travel location?
The city south.
What is your favorite food?
Who is your favorite musician?
How would you describe yourself in three words?
Driven, outgoing, trustworthy.
What was the first sport you ever played?
Track and field.
What is your favorite sports memory?
Running the last stretch in my high school 4×400 meter relay and clutching the DCAA championship.
How did you get into women’s football?
A friend told me about it.
What was your biggest adjustment to playing women’s football?
Honestly…getting my nails cut down!
If you could play any other position, which one would you choose? Why?
Wide receiver…I like running the ball into the end zone.
What teammate best embodies the Divas spirit?
Allyson Hamlin.
What is your most memorable Divas moment?
When I received the news that I had made the team.
Why do you play women’s tackle football?
It allows me to stay in shape while competing in a challenging setting.
What does it mean to you to be a D.C. Diva?
To be the best individual you can be, on and off the field.