4 - Kendall Rodriguez
Kendall Rodriguez
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: La Habra, Calif.
High School: Brea Olinda HS
Position: G/F

Kendall Rodriguez sits 116 shy of 1,000 career points entering 2012-13.

Junior (2011-12)
A First Team All-Big West selection, Rodriguez finished sixth in the Big West in scoring with 13.0 points per game, fourth in rebounding at 7.7 points per game, and second in both free throw percentage at .806 (104-of-129) and offensive rebounds (3.0 per game). Also finished fourth in the BWC in three-pointer's made (1.7 per game), eighth in three-point percentage (.353) and ninth in minutes (30.7 per game). Scored in double-figures in 22 of 32 games, with four games scoring 20 or more points. Tallied 10 games with double-figure rebounds and compiled seven double-doubles. Registered 12 points with a blocked shot at No. 4 UConn (Nov. 15). Handed out a career-high eight assists in the Tigers' win at Cal State Bakersfield (Nov. 22). Scored 24 points with 12 rebounds in Pacific's win over Southern Illinois Edwardsville (Nov. 26). Scored 19 points - including seven in the final 29 seconds - in the Tigers' win over Florida (Dec. 9). Also added a season-best six steals against the Gators. Grabbed a season-high 13 rebounds in back-to-back games at Fresno State (Dec. 17) and Eastern Washington (Dec. 19). Tallied 22 points with a season-high five three-pointers and added 10 rebounds at UC Irvine (Jan. 5). Hit a pair of free throws in the final seconds of regulation to force overtime against the Anteaters. Connected on eight-of-eight free throws against Cal State Northridge (Jan. 14). Hit her career-high with 25 points in Pacific's win over UC Irvine (Feb. 11) on 7-of-12 shooting.  Turned in a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds in the Big West Quarterfinal win at UC Davis (Mar. 6). Scored 15 points with eight rebounds and three steals in Pacific's first-ever post-season win, over Arizona State in the first round of the WNIT (Mar. 16). Added 19 points and seven rebounds in the second round at San Diego (Mar. 18). Hit the 500 mark in career rebounds against UC Irvine (Feb. 11). Team captain for second-straight year.

2010-11 (Sophomore):
The Tigers captain started all 31 games for Pacific, averaging 9.1 points per game and 6.4 rebounds per contest. Finished sixth in the Big West in rebounding. Tallied double-figure scoring 12 times, including three-straight games to end the season. Turned in three double-doubles. Set back-to-back season highs in points with 16 against Fresno State (Dec. 1) and 19 against St. Mary's (Dec. 5). Posted her first double-double of the year against Fresno State with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Added a double-double with 15 points and a season-high 13 rebounds against Long Beach State on Jan. 15. Tallied a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds in the Tigers' Big West quarterfinal win at UC Santa Barbara (Mar. 8). Scored nine points with six rebounds on Dec. 28 in the Tigers game against No. 1 UConn, while being guarded by All-American and Player of the Year Maya Moore.

2009-10 (Freshman):
In her first year of Division I competition Kendall saw time in all 29 of Pacific's contests and rose to the challenge so well, she earned a starting role in 17 games. Rodriguez finished her freshman campaign averaging 6.4 points per game for a total of 186 points scored in an average of just over 20 minutes played per game. Kendall's breakout performance, which also happened to be her best of the season, came on the road against Monmouth on Nov. 22. In that contest, Rodriguez carried the Tigers the entire second half of the game as she finished with a career-high 21 points and eight rebounds on the afternoon. On five other occasions Kendall scored in the double-digits. Her second-best performance came against Santa Clara on Dec. 13 when she dropped 15 points and seven rebounds in the loss. In addition to her shooting, Kendall averaged 4.1 boards per game which put her at fourth overall on the Tiger roster. Rodriguez's single-best defensive night took place on Feb. 13 at Sacramento State, when the freshman amassed 11 rebounds and four steals against the Hornets.

High School:
A 2009 graduate of Brea Olinda High School in La Habra, Calif., Rodriguez joins the Tigers in 2009-10 with a high school pedigree nearly unmatched in the state of California. She earned four varsity letters with the Wildcats, including serving two seasons as the team's captain. In the lead, Rodriguez pushed the Wildcats to back-to-back Century League championships in her last two seasons. As a sophomore, Rodriguez and the Wildcats finished the season with an impressive 33-2 overall record en route to a CIF Southern Section Regional Championship and the Division II state championship game. As a junior the Wildcats posted a 25-4 overall record as Rodriguez posted seven points, eight rebounds, five assists and two steals per game. Rodriguez's high school career was capped off in winning fashion, as she and her school finished as the Century League champions, where they went on to become the CIF champions and closed out 2009 as Division II California State champs. Brea Olinda HS defeated Carondelet in the championship game, 68-45, to earn the school its ninth state title and finish the season with 29-straight victories. Kendall closed out a successfully-decorated career with three First Team All-Century League awards, she was named MVP of the league in 2009 as well as CIF Player of the Year and First Team All-State as a senior. In addition to her play on the court, Rodriguez was a three-time Scholar Athlete award recipient for her work in the classroom.

Personal:
Born in La Habra, Calif., Kendall Rodriguez is the daughter of Mark and Jaime Rodriguez. She has two siblings, Caitlin and Kylie.

 

Career Statistics

 

Minutes

Total

3-Point

F-Throws

Rebounds

 

Year

gp-gs

min

avg

fg

fga

pct

fg

fga

pct

ft

fta

pct

off

def

tot

avg

pf

fo

ast

t/o

blk

stl

pts

2009-10

29-17

585

20.2

66

207

.319

30

102

.294

24

41

.585

33

86

119

4.1

51

2

33

81

13

25

186

2010-11

31-31

990

31.9

101

304

.332

31

102

.304

48

71

.676

64

135

199

6.4

89

3

62

90

7

25

281

2011-12

32-32

982

30.7

129

377

.342

55

156

.353

104

129

.806

96

150

246

7.7

96

2

50

98

7

48

417

TOTAL

92-80

2557

27.8

296

888

.333

116

360

.322

176

241

.730

193

371

564

6.1

236

7

145

269

27

98

884

 

Career Highs & Ranks

Career Highs


Career Ranks

Points 25 at UC Irvine 2-11-12
Points 884 21st
Rebounds 15 Sacramento St 11-12-10
Points/Gm 9.6 30th
Field Goals 8 at Monmouth 11-22-09
FG Made 296 26th


at Montana St 12-22-10
FG Att 888 15th


at San Diego 3-18-12 WNIT
FG Pct .333 76th
FG Attempts 19 at Saint Mary's 12-5-10
3Pt Made 116 8th
3-Pt Field Goals 5 at Saint Mary's 12-5-10
3Pt Att 360 8th


UC Irvine 1-5-12
3Pt Pct .322 12th


at UC Irvine 2-11-12
FT Made 176 22nd
Free Throws 9 Long Beach St 1-15-11
FT Att 241 28th
FT Attempts 9 Long Beach St 1-15-11
FT Pct .730 12th
Assists 8 at CSU Bakersfield 11-22-11
Reb 564 12th
Steals 6 Florida 12-9-11
Reb/Gm 6.1 14th
Blocks 2 Six Times
Def Reb 371 9th




Off Reb 193 5th




Asst 145 29th




Asst/Gm 1.58 32nd




Blocks 27 23rd




Blocks/Gm 0.29 28th




Steals 98 26th




Steals/Gm 1.07 36th




Games 92 49th




Starts 80 15th