NIU eclipses previous program record of three honorees
2014 AVCA All-Midwest Region
2014 AVCA All-America Honorable Mention
Two-time First Team All-MAC
Two-time Academic All-MAC
1,000 Kills Club (1,551)
2014: Earned First Team All-MAC honors as a senior...Garnered AVCA All-Midwest Region and All-America Honorable Mention laurels...Five-time MAC West Player of the Week, winning four times on offense (Sept. 1, Sept. 15, Nov. 3, Nov. 17) and once on defense (Oct. 6)...Collected all-tournament honors at the NIU Invitational, Morehead State Invitational, UCSB/Cal Poly Invitational and the MAC Tournament...Started all 31 matches and played in every set for the Huskies as a senior...Led the MAC with 514 kills and 4.28 kills/set...Finished the year ranked in the top 35 nationally in both kills and points...Recorded 20 or more kills in nine matches and 25 or more spikes in five contests...Had a season-high 29 kills and a .400 attack percentage against eventual NCAA Tournament qualifier Colorado (Aug. 30)...Tied a career high with six blocks against Western Michigan (Oct. 2), while posting five stuffs against Ball State (Oct. 31) and Central Michigan (Nov. 14)...Registered four service aces at Cal Poly (Sept. 19) and had three each against Northwestern (Aug. 30), Arizona State (Sept. 12) and Central Michigan (Oct. 11)...Had double-digit digs in 11 matches, including a season-high 17 against Miami (Nov. 23) in the MAC Tournament...Named a MAC Scholar-Athlete of the Week twice (Sept. 3, Oct. 15)...Named a candidate for the Senior CLASS Award.
2013: Started all 123 sets and 32 matches at outside hitter as a junior... Earned First Team All-MAC accolades for the second consecutive season...Led the team and ranked fifth in the MAC with 3.48 kills/set in conference contests... Accounted for a team-high 483 points - 3.93 per set and 15.09 per match... Became the 21st player in program history to record 1,000 kills in a career against Toledo (Nov. 16)... Ranked second on the team with 2.63 digs/set... Totaled 23 service aces on the year, tying for second-most on the team... Named to the NIU Invitational and Huskie Invitational All-Tournament teams, helping NIU go a combined 5-1 in the two tournaments... Collected a season high 24 kills (4.8 kills/set) at Western Michigan (Sept. 26)... Averaged 4.5 kills/set in the rematch against WMU (Oct. 31)... Notched a season-best .394 hitting percentage against George Washington (Sept. 20)... Registered 21 digs vs. Green Bay (Aug. 30) and at Eastern Michigan (Nov. 9).
2012: Appeared in all 36 matches and 134 of 137 sets as an outside hitter... Made 29 starts... Named to Academic All-MAC Team in first year of eligibility for the honor... Earned first career MAC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week honor on Oct. 4... Garnered an all-tournament selection at Bradley's CEFCU Classic... Led the MAC in aces (0.34 per set), which ranked 89th in the NCAA, and ranked eighth in kills (3.35 per set)... Set career highs in kills (446), kills per set (3.35), assists (26), assists per set (0.19), aces (44), aces per set (0.33), digs (326), digs per set (2.43), blocks (49), points (522) and points per set (3.90)... Led the team in aces and points, ranked second in kills, third in digs and fourth in blocks... Set career highs of 30 kills, 59 swings and 34.5 points at Bradley (Sept. 15)... Had a career-high two assists on four occasions... Served up a career high five aces in the MAC Championship against Bowling Green (Nov. 18)... Had a career-best 19 digs against Akron (Oct. 13)... Notched 13 kill-dig double-doubles... Had double digit kills in all but six matches and had 11 with 15 or more kills... Tallied 16 matches with 10 or more digs... Had 11 matches with multiple blocks... Totaled 13 matches with two or more aces... Posted nine matches with a .300 or better hitting percentage... Was a Victory Scholar (3.50 GPA or better).
2011: Appeared in 31 of 35 matches and 100 of 125 sets as an outside hitter...made her Huskie debut against Iowa State (Aug. 27) where she tallied her first career kill, ace, and point...recorded first career block against Northern Iowa (Aug. 27), dig at Green Bay (Aug. 30), and assist at Stephen F. Austin (Sep. 10)...finished the season fifth on the team with 163 kills and 190.0 points...totaled 43 blocks and a hitting percentage of .247 which were both good for fourth on the team...had a season-high 15 kills against Ball State (Nov. 19) and totaled three double-digit kill games on the season...also notched season-high 15.5 points against Ball State (Nov. 19) and totaled four games with double-digit points...nabbed season-best five blocks against Marquette (Nov. 26)... Hit .684 in the MAC Tournament semifinals vs. Ball State (Nov. 19), which is the fourth highest percentage in MAC Tournament history ... was a Victory Scholar (3.50 GPA or better).
High School: Three-year varsity letterwinner at Cajon High School ... Led the Cowboys to three consecutive San Andreas League championships and a perfect 34-0 record in league play ... As team captain senior year, hit .426 with 304 kills, 93 blocks and 67 aces in 27 matches ... Garnered SAL MVP, team MVP and first team all-San Bernardino County honors in 2010 ... Named Team MVP, first team all-league and second team all-county as a junior ... In 33 matches, hit .436 with 207 kills, 98 blocks and 34 aces in her junior year ... Earned first team all-league as a sophomore ... Led CHS to two consecutive SAL championships as a freshman and sophomore ... Named Team MVP as a sophomore ... Earned second team all-league sophomore year and third team all-league freshman year ... Recognized as Team Rookie of the Year in her first season.
Club: Rancho Valley ... Helped RVVC to eighth place finish in Southern California in 2009, finishing second at regionals ... Key member of RVVC's fifth place team at Volleyball Festival in 2008 ... Helped RVVC finish 18th and 53rd in Southern California in 2008 and 2007, respectively.
Personal: Born May 10, 1993 ... Intends to major in business ... Daughter of Robert and Dawn Roddy ... Sisters, Jessica and Paige, both played collegiate tennis for California Baptist and Concordia, respectively ... Spent three years in the Honor Guard and as a Presidential Scholar ... Member of the National Honor Society, California Scholastic Federation, Earth Club, Bowling Club and Senior International Bachelorette Club ... Participated in the National Junior Tennis League for two years ... Volunteers at the Disability Festival ... Likes reading, cooking and arts and crafts ... Admires Roger Federer for his self-motivation and determination ... Played tennis her whole life and quit after her sophomore year to focus solely on volleyball, which she didn't start playing until her sophomore year.
30, at Bradley (Sept. 15, 2012)
70, vs. Miami (Ohio) (Nov. 23, 2014)
.714, vs. Miami (Ohio) (Oct. 8, 2011)
4, at Cal Poly (Sept. 19, 2014)
5, vs. Bowling Green (Nov. 18, 2012)
21, two times (last at Eastern Michigan, Nov. 9, 2013)
6, twice (last vs. Western Michigan, Oct. 2, 2014)