Kristen Rodriguez
Kristen  Rodriguez


Inglewood, Calif.

High School:
Notre Dame Academy





109 Waves Named to WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll

Women's soccer led all teams with 17 honorees.


Thirteen Student-Athletes Named Arthur Ashe Sports Scholars

More than 1,000 student-athletes were nominated from across the nation.


LMU Plays Spoiler on Senior Day for No. 15 Women's Soccer

Pepperdine still has a chance to lock up a conference championship next week.


114 Waves Make WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll

Student-athletes were recognized for achieving a 3.0 grade-point average or better.


Ten Student-Athletes Named Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars

Guilherme Hadlich was named the top men's tennis student-athlete.


Soccer vs. LMU

Soccer vs. LMU, Senior Day


Women's Soccer vs. San Diego (10/18/2014)

Stephen Wandzura's photos from the Waves' 2-1 home loss to the Toreros.


No. 4 UCLA at Pepperdine

Pepperdine hosted No. 4 UCLA Friday, Sept. 20 and dropped a hard-fought 2-0 decision.


Women's Soccer at USC (9/13/2013)

Photos of Pepperdine's 1-0 overtime victory at USC.


Women's Soccer vs. Cal

Pepperdine opened the 2013 season with a 1-1 draw vs. No. 18 Cal (8/26/13).

Rodriguez Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

PEPPERDINE 2016: Appeared in eight games, making one start for the Waves before losing much of her senior season to injury … Returned to play in Pepperdine’s NCAA Tournament opening round victory over California … Took four shots on the year, putting two on target … Played 120 minutes … Named an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar and a Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.

Appeared in 18 games, making six starts for the Waves as a junior … Finished second on the team with five total points … Scored two goals and posted one assist … Scored game-winners against Cal State Northridge (8/21) and Pacific (10/2), both on penalty shots … Had an assist in a 2-0 win over Wisconsin (8/28) … Was second on the team with 38 shots, putting 11 on target … Played a total of 780 minutes … Named WCC All-Academic honorable mention … Earned WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll silver honors and was named a Pepperdine Scholar Athlete … Also earned Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar recognition.

PEPPERDINE 2014: Appeared in 13 games for the Waves, making five starts after being sidelined early in the year with injury ... Was tied for second on the team with four goals scored ... Also recorded an assist for a total of nine points on the year, good for fifth on the squad ... Took 11 shots, putting four on target ... Scored goals in two of the Waves' three NCAA Tournament games, scoring against USC (11/15) and Illinois State (11/21).

Played a key role off the bench as a freshman ... Had three goals and three assists, good for nine points (third on the team) ... Played in 15 games and started two ... Attempted 29 shots and put 17 on frame ... Had a goal and an assist in the Waves' 3-1 win at #19 Texas A&M (9/1) ... Scored in her collegiate debut vs. California (8/26) ... Also tallied a goal in the 86th minute of a 1-1 draw vs. Cal State Fullerton (9/27) ... Her other assists came vs. Gonzaga (10/11) and vs. Saint Mary's (10/27) ... Attempted a season-high five shots vs. Gonzaga (10/11) ... A Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete.

CLUB: Played one season for the Westside Breakers under the direction of head coach Jason Kelly ... Helped squad to the 2012 North Huntington Beach Flight One and West Coast Futbol Classic Flight One Championships and a semifinal appearance in the Nomads Coaches Showcase Flight One ... Spent two seasons on the South Bay Force, guided by Donovan Martinez ... Helped the Force to the 2010 President's Cup National Championship.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Notre Dame Academy, located in Los Angeles, in 2013 ... Earned three varsity soccer letters for head coach Manu Appelius ... Scored six goals with an assist in 15 matches as a senior en route to All-CIF Division IV Honorable Mention selection ... Served as team captain for the Regal Gryphons ... Named Scholar-Athlete of the Year after final prep season ... A two-time Offensive Player of the Year ... Tallied 17 goals, nine assists in 57 career matches ... Helped team to 2010 CIF Division IV Championship ... A standout in the classroom, earned California Scholarship Federation (CSF) Gold Sealbearer and National Honor Society selections along with the Regal Gryphon Award in Physics ... Served as Kairos Leader, Retreat Team President and Earth Club Vice President ... A CIF Scholar Athlete nominee ... Also competed in track on the 4x400 and 4x100 relay squads.

PERSONAL: Born in Harbor City, Calif. ... Daughter of Helene and Fernando Rodriguez ... Sister to Rachel and Lauren ... Grandfather, Garnett Brown, played basketball at Loyola Marymount and is inducted in the LMU Athletics Hall of Fame ... Majoring in integrated marketing and communications ... Chose Pepperdine for fulfilling the academic and spiritual requirements while having a strong soccer program.

FAVORITES: FC Barcelona (professional team); Stand By Me (movie); Mexican (food) ... Enjoys baking and painting in free time ... Favorite thing about soccer is working together as a team and the encouragement and support given by teammates.

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