Amy Rodriguez

Amy Rodriguez
Amy Rodriguez
Amy Rodriguez
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Real Name: Amy Rodriguez
HT: 5' 4"
Age: 31 (02/17/1987)
Birthplace: Lake Forest, CA
Hometown: Lake Forest, CA

Utah Royals FC (2018-Present): 2017 NWSL player allocation

FC Kansas City (2014-2017): Trade with Seattle Reign FC

Philadelphia Independence (2010-2011): Trade with Boston Breakers

Boston Breakers (2009): First pick in 2009 WPS Draft

 

Professional Career:

2018: Scored her first goal for URFC in the 53' minute against the Portland Thorns, ultimately resulting in a 1-1 draw...scored second goal of the season against the Orlando Pride at Rio Tinto Stadium

2017: Played in one game and scored one goal...Tore her ACL and had to sit out the rest of the season...Has played a total of 38 games in the NWSL.

2016: Missed the season because was pregnant with her second child.

2015: Had another excellent club season despite playing in and starting just 11 matches due to WNT commitments ... Played 956 minutes and scored six goals with four assists ... She then scored two goals in the NWSL playoff semifinal as FCKC defeated the Chicago Red Stars 3-0 and scored the game-winning on a header in the club’s 1-0 victory against the Seattle Reign as the club won its second consecutive championship ... It was her sixth NWSL post-season goal and she was named the MVP of the championship game ... Finished the season tied for seventh all-time in NWSL goals with 19.

2014: After missing the inaugural season of the NWSL due to her pregnancy, Rodriguez had a dominant first year with FC Kansas City... Finished as the runner-up for the NWSL Golden Boot award after scoring a league second-best 13 goals, finished third in the voting for NWSL MVP, and was named to the NWSL Best XI First Team ... Scored both goals in FCKC’s 2-1 victory over Seattle Reign in the NWSL Championship Game, giving the club its first NWSL title ... Scored the opening goal in the semifinal game of the playoffs against Portland Thorns FC to help FCKC win the game 2-0 and advance to the championship game ... Played in 22 games for FCKC and started 21... Scored the first goal of the 2014 NWSL season on April 12 against Sky Blue FC.

2013: Allocated to Seattle Reign FC for the inaugural season of the NWSL, but missed the entire year due to pregnancy and the birth of her son on Aug. 6 ... On Nov. 7, she was traded from the Seattle Reign to FC Kansas City for Kristie Mewis (who was later traded to the Boston Breakers) ...

2011: Played 641 minutes over 10 matches for the Philadelphia Independence of the WPS, starting six, and scored two goals ... Scored in both of Philadelphia’s playoff matches, tallying the second goal in the 2-0 victory over magicJack in the Super Semifinal and then equalized in the 88th minute of the championship game against the Western New York Flash, sending the game to OT before Philly eventually fell in penalty kicks

2010: Had a breakout season with the Philadelphia Independence, leading the team in scoring with 12 regular season goals and six assists ... Finished third in the league in goals ... Scored the winning goal in the first round of the playoffs in overtime against the Washington Freedom to send her team to the Super Semifinal ... Finished second on the team in minutes played with 2,001 ... Named to the WPS Best XI and a starter in the WPS All-Star Game

2009: The No. 1 overall pick in the 2009 WPS College Draft by the Boston Breakers for the inaugural WPS season in 2009 ... Started 11 of the 17 games she played for the Breakers, scoring one goal ... Traded to the Independence on Sept. 29, 2009, during the WPS offseason, along with the Breakers’ first-round draft pick (fifth overall), for Philadelphia’s two first round selections (second overall and 11th overall) in the 2010 draft.


International Career:

2015: A member of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup champions, in her second World Cup she saw 118 minutes of action in two games and played a vital role in the 1-0 Quarterfinal victory against China PR in her only start of the tournament ... Played 589 minutes over 15 games in 2015 while starting five and scored two goals with three assists ... Scored against Switzerland on March 6 at the Algarve Cup after coming in as a second-half sub and started the championship match, helping the USA defeat France 2-0 and win its 10th Algarve Cup title

2014: After a year off due to pregnancy, Rodriguez came back into the lineup for the National Team as a sub in the 88th minute of a 1-0 win against Canada on Jan. 31... Appeared in 12 games and started four for the U.S.... Scored her first goal of the year  during her third game back on the field on Feb. 12 in a 8-0 USA victory over Russia... Helped the U.S. win the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship – seeing action in two matches – to qualify for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

2013: Did not play for the WNT as she was pregnant and had her first child, a son Ryan, who was born on Aug. 6.

2012: Played in 29 matches, a career high, while starting five games ... Scored nine goals with five assists ... Tied a U.S. record with five goals in a match, all in the second half, when she came into the first match of the year at CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying against the Dominican Republic in Vancouver, Canada ... All of her goals came as a substitute ... Also scored against Brazil and nabbed the winning goal against Canada in the waning minutes of a 2-1 victory in a friendly in Sandy, Utah ... Played in four matches at the Olympics, all off the bench, and won her second Olympic gold medal ... Played in all five games at CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying, which included three starts, and had six goals and three assists.

2011: Started all 18 games she played for the USA and saw 1,102 minutes of action ... Scored four goals with three assists ... Played in her first Women’s World Cup at the senior level, starting the first five matches of the tournament.

2010: Played in 17 matches, starting 11, and finished third on the team in scoring with seven goals (topping her career high of six achieved in 2008) and one assist ... Scored her first career hat trick against Guatemala at the CONCACAF Women’s World Cup Qualifying tournament, in which she played four games, starting three, and scored four times ... Scored one of the biggest goals of her career in the second leg of the Women’s World Cup playoff series against Italy, pounding in the game-winner in a 1-0 victory on Nov. 27 at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Ill. ... Started both legs of the playoff series and played all but five minutes over the two games.

2009: Started five of the seven games she played for the USA

2008: Played in 26 matches while starting 11 ... Scored her first two full international goals in the first match of the year against Canada and added another against Norway in the Algarve Cup ... Made a strong run to earn a spot in the Olympic Team, then came off the bench in the first match before starting the final five games ... Scored once at the Olympics, against New Zealand, but had two assists, including the pass on the game-winner to Carli Lloyd in the gold medal game ... Scored six goals with seven assists on the year including two game-winners against Brazil in 1-0 victories at the Peace Queen Cup in South Korea and in a friendly match in Commerce City, Colo., before the Olympics

2006: Earned three caps in 2006, all off the bench at the Algarve Cup.

2005: Earned two caps at the Algarve Cup, playing as a sub against Finland and Denmark ... Worked her way from the U.S. U-17s to the U-19s to the U-21s to the full WNT during the course of a year from March of 2004 to March of 2005 ... Youth National Teams: A member of the U.S. squad at the 2006 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, she had scored 14 goals in total 20 matches for the U-20s in 2006 heading into the World Cup, where she scored two goals as the USA finished fourth ... Finished her U-20 career with 11 goals in 19 U-20 international matches ... Helped the USA qualify for the 2006 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup by scoring four goals in the CONCACAF qualifying tournament in Mexico in January of 2006 ... Scored the first goal in the 3-2 championship game win over Canada ... A member of the U.S. U-19 team that participated in the 2004 FIFA U-19 Women’s World Cup in Thailand, she was the only uncapped player on the roster heading into the tournament ... Scored in her first game in Thailand against South Korea and finished the tournament with two goals and two assists ... Played on the USA’s 2005 Nordic Cup championship team in Sweden with the U-21s ... Played with the U.S. U-16s and U-17s in 2001 and 2002 and started moving between the U-17s and U-19s in 2003 and 2004 ... First Appearance: March 11, 2005 vs. Finland ... First Goal: Jan. 16, 2008 vs. Canada.


College Career:

2008: Finished her college career as the fourth all-time leading scorer in school history at USC with 31 goals and 17 assists (79 points) ... Twelve of her goals were game- winners ... As a senior in 2008, she led the Trojans with eight goals in 20 games and was selected First-Team All-Pac-10 and a Third-Team NSCAA All-American, leading the USC to the NCAA Tournament ... She missed the first three games of the season while at the Olympics.

2007: As a junior, she helped lead USC to its first NCAA title, starting 21 of 25 matches ... She scored twice in the NCAA semifinal in a massive upset of UCLA ... She was named to the All-NCAA Tournament Team and the Offensive MVP of the Final Four ... Was Second-Team All-Pac 10 ... Led the Trojans in scoring in 2007 with 10 goals and three assists on the way to a 20-3-1 record and the NCAA championship.

2006: As a sophomore in 2006, she missed USC's first four games while competing with the U.S. Under-20 National Team at the U-20 FIFA Women’s World Championships in Russia ... Started 14 of 16 games after her return, scoring the game-winning goal in USC's NCAA First Round upset of Santa Clara ... Finished with four goals and three assists.

2005: Had a solid freshman year, leading the team in scoring with nine goals and seven assists while compiling a 13-6-2 record ... She was named an NSCAA Third-Team All- American ... Also named the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year and First-Team All-Pac 10 ... She had four game-winning goals on the year...Entered USC as the 2004 Gatorade and Parade Girl’s High School Player of the Year. 

 

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