Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Returns after 2004 redshirt season ... Great marking back in one-on-one situations ... Solid marking defender with tremendous speed to close in on the opposition.
SENIOR REDSHIRT (2004): Received a medical redshirt ... Named to the Dean’s List.
JUNIOR (2003): One of four players to start all 24 games ...Notched two assists ... Received Honorable Mention All-SSC honors.
SOPHOMORE (2002): Started in 17 of the Bucs 19 games ... Played an integral part in the Buccaneer defense which allowed just seven goals all season and an impressive 0.37 goals against average ... Earned Second-Team All-SSC.
FRESHMAN (2001): A starter at left back for the first five games before suffering an injury which cost her nine games.
HIGH SCHOOL & CLUB: Three-time team MVP at Cibola High under coach Cyndi Goodwin ... Captained the Cougars to a district title and the state tournament for the first time in school history in 2000 ... Named district Player of the Year ... Earned All-State honors three straight years ... Led club team, Albuquerque United, to two straight state championships in 1998 and 1999 ... Took Classic FC to another state title in 2000 ... Led Rio Vista FC to state title in 2001 ... Five-year veteran of the New Mexico state ODP team ... Appeared in US Youth Soccer Far West Championships.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Larry and Dora Rodriguez ... Has one brother Matthew ... Majoring in communications.