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Isabel Rodriguez
U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team

Isabel Rodriguez

Defender Caps/Goals -
  • Date of Birth

  • Height

    5-4

  • Hometown

    Canton, Mich.

  • Club

    Ohio State

U.S. National Teams: A steady presence at left back, she has earned 19 caps for the U-20s heading into the World Cup … Played the full 90 minutes in four of the USA’s five games at the 2018 Concacaf Women’s U-20 Championship in Trinidad and Tobago, helping the team punch its World Cup ticket … Appeared in all three of the USA’s games at the Tournoi Maurice Revello Sud Ladies Cup en route to the tournament title … Represented the USA in Jordan at the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, playing in two games … A member of the U.S. team at the 2016 Concacaf Women’s U-17 Championship in Grenada, she played in three matches, helping the USA to the regional title and a berth to the 2016 U-17 WWC … Finished her U-17 career with 14 caps … Earned her first Youth National Team call-up in June 2014 at the start of the 2014-16 U-17 WNT cycle.

College/High School: Started every match for Ohio State at left back in her freshman campaign, helping the Buckeyes to their first-ever Big Ten regular season title … Named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team and to the All-Big Ten Third-Team … Racked up five assists in her first season in Columbus … Attended Salem High School in Canton, Mich., but did not play high school soccer … Played basketball as a freshman, captaining her team to an undefeated season and earning MVP honors … Ran track as a freshman and was all-state in the 400 meters as well as team MVP.

Club: Played U-11 through U-18 for the Michigan Hawks ... Played U-7 through U-10 with the Canton Celtic … Captained the Hawks to the 2016 U-17 ECNL National Championship, as well as U-13 state and regional titles in 2011.

Personal: Full name is Isabel Denise Rodriguez … Goes by Izzy … Enjoys listening to music and going to concerts with her friends … Also likes to hang out by the pool with her family, watch movies and play volleyball … Her mom was a cheerleader and model while her dad played football and basketball in high school … Three words that describe her off the field: “kind, free-spirited and humorous” … Three words that describe her on the field: “smart, competitive, unselfish” … Best present she ever received was her new car … Her motto is: “Work hard, keep your mouth shut and good things will happen” … Dream job is to be a country music singer … Loves tacos and Goldfish crackers … Favorite women’s soccer player is Megan Rapinoe and favorite men’s player is Marcelo of Brazil … Says best part about being a soccer player is “enjoying something I do every day” … Proud owner of two cats, Chip and Coco … Some of her favorite TV shows are The Office and This Is Us … Favorite musical artists include Thomas Rhett, Dan & Shay and Post Malone … Favorite dessert is ice cream.


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