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Cristina Rodriguez
Cristina Rodriguez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Parkland, FL

High School:
St. Thomas HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
D

Birthdate:
01/23/1985


Junior (2005): Key member of the back row...Atlantic Sun Second Team member as well as A-Sun All-Academic...played in and started 20 games...part of a defensive unit that held opponents to just 11 goals all season for a goal-against average of 0.51...both marks are tops in FAU history...helped hold opposing teams to just 6.8 shot attempts per game...helped the Owls post a record 16 shutouts...tallied one assist and attempted two shots...assist came vs. Belmont (9/25)...registered a shot attempt vs. Belmont (9/25) and Central Florida (10/2)...has missed just one game in her collegiate career, the season opener vs. Monmouth (8/26).

Sophomore (2004): Durable and reliable option on defense...received A-Sun All-Academic honors...played in and started all 18 games...only FAU player to start every game in 2003 and 2004... finished the year with three shot attempts, one on goal...member of an Owls defense that allowed only 16 goals on the season, tying a school record for fewest goals allowed...defense held opponents to a 0.84 goals-against average, the second lowest average in program history...contributed toward nine total team shutouts and five straight shutouts, the third-highest totals in team history.

Freshman (2003): Key contributor to defensive unit that shut out seven consecutive opponents...earned A-Sun All-Freshmen honors...played in and started all 21 games...posted three assists...one of only five players and only freshmen to start every game...starting defender on an Owls' defense that allowed only 18 goals on the season, holding opponents to a program record-low 0.83 goals per game...recorded her first-career assist in her first-collegiate start in the season opener against Loyola (8/29)...also had assists Sept. 2 vs. Miami and Oct. 26 vs. Troy.

High School: Attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, FL...coach was Carlos Giron ...named to the All-State Team in 2003 while earning Most Valuable Player honors for Broward County...named to the All-Broward team from 2002-03...finished second at the Dana Cup.

Club Experience: Played for Team Boca...won seven state championships...teammates with Christina Chang.

Personal: Management major...born Jan. 23, 1985, in Tampa, FL...daughter of Rafael and Mayra Rodriguez.

Rodriguez's Career Stats

YearMP-MSShotsGoalsAssistsPointsGWG
200321-2160330
200418-1830000
200520-2020110
Totals59-59110440

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