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2009 Volleyball Roster

Brynja Rodgers


5' 9"
Iowa City, Iowa (Iowa City)
Brynja Rodgers – #2/S

Club: Iowa Rockets

Major: Plant Pathology


As A Junior Transfer (2009)

Saw action in 91 sets of 29 matches as a junior transfer ... Second on the team in assists per set, averaging 5.26 as one of two primary setters in the team’s 6-2 offensive scheme for the majority of the season ... Second on Florida’s team with 23 aces in 2009 ... Has an incredibly potent serve, serving flat-footed from as far back behind the end line as the facility allows ... Recorded five double-doubles in 2009 ... Posted 20 or more assists on 13 occasions ... In just her third match in a Florida uniform, served the match-clinching service ace in a thrilling five-set win against Florida State (8/31/09) ... Charted her fifth double-double of the year with 21 assists and 11 digs vs. Tennessee (11/20/09) ... Dished out 18 assists and came up with five digs against No. 19 LSU (11/13/09) ... Sat out the team’s match against Auburn after experiencing back spasms in warm-ups (11/8/09) ... Recorded a squad-best 19 assists vs. Georgia (11/6/09), a match that head coach Mary Wise called one of Rodgers’ finest setting matches since transferring to Florida ... Dished out 14 assists and recorded six digs against Mississippi State (11/1/09) ... Had a match-high 21 assists in a sweep of Ole Miss (10/25/09) ... Served up a career-high four aces, including three in a row during the second set, against Arkansas (10/23/09) ... Dished out 24 assists at Georgia (10/18/09) ... Had a match-high 22 assists in Florida’s three-set sweep at Auburn (10/16/09) ... Posted a Florida-high 28 assists in a four-set win at South Carolina (10/7/09) ... Charted fourth double-double with a then-Florida-high 25 assists to complement 10 digs against No. 15 Kentucky (10/2/09) ... Dished out 11 assists to complement five digs in a three-set sweep of Mississippi State (9/25/09) ... Turned in a squad-best 20 assists in road sweep of Arkansas (9/20/09) ... Charted third double-double of the season with 21 assists and 13 digs against Ole Miss (9/18/09) ... Dished out a season-high 24 assists vs. Pacific (9/5/09) ... Charted 21 assists and posted a season-best 12 digs vs. then-No. 11 Stanford (9/4/09) ... Dished out 23 assists and three service aces, including the clincher, against the Seminoles (8/31/09) ... In her Florida debut, dished out a squad-best 21 assists.


Prior to Florida

Played two years at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, N.M., seeing action in 55 matches and 140 sets … Averaged 5.19 assists per set during the course of her two-year career … Also averaged 1.11 digs per set and did not commit a reception error during her time with the Lobos … During her freshman season of 2007, was one of two primary setters in a 6-2 offensive scheme, playing in all 32 matches and ranking second on the team in assists with 641 … Finished the 2007 season ranked 10th in the Western Athletic Conference (league matches only) with 6.69 per set … Tallied at least 20 assists on 15 occasions during her rookie campaign and notched double-digit assists in 28 matches … Recorded a career-high 40 assists against Louisville in 2007.


High School

Starting setter for Iowa City High School, where she led her squad to a state championship in her senior season … A two-time All-State and three-time All-Mississippi Valley Conference selection for the Little Hawks … Over her last two seasons, helped guide Iowa City to consecutive conference titles and an overall record of 86-2 during that span … Participated in the USA Volleyball nationals from 1999-2007 as a member of the Iowa Rockets, which finished third in 2003 with Rodgers named to the All-Tournament Team. 


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