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Izzy Rodriguez
Izzy  Rodriguez

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Canton, Mich.

High School:
Salem

Height:
5-5

Position:
Defender

CAREER HONORS

  • TopDrawerSoccer.com Second Team Freshman All-America (2017)
  • Third Team All-Big Ten (2017)
  • Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2017)

AS A FRESHMAN (2017)
Started all 21 matches at left back ... Big Ten Freshman of the Week (10/11) ... assisted on Marissa Birzon’s goal vs. Western Michigan ... assisted on Sarah Roberts’ second goal vs. Illinois ... assisted on Nikki Walts’ game-winner vs. Michigan State ... assisted on Eleanor Gabriel’s goal vs. Iowa ... played a season-high 109 minutes in Big Ten semifinal vs. Penn State.

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
Michigan Hawks and U.S. Youth National Teams: Has eight years of club experience with the Michigan Hawks for coach Doug Landefeld and started to receive call-ups with the U.S. U-17 national team in 2014 and U.S. U-20 national team in 2017 … played in all three matches at the 2016 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship in Granada, helping the U.S. to a regional title and a berth in the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, where she played in a pair of the team’s group stage matches … has 14 U-17 caps to her name and was one of 30 players called into the 2017 U.S. U-19 national team camp in Sunrise, Fla. … captain of the Michigan Hawks, helping the team to the 2016 U-17 ECNL national championship.

Salem: Helped lead team that was Michigan State Cup champions in 2015 and state and regional champions in 2011 and 2012 also played basketball and ran track at Salem High School.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Robert and Audrey Rodriguez … has an older brother, Tommy.