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#42 Toni Rodriguez Season 2024

St. Amant, La.
High School
St. Amant HS

2018 SMU DoubleTree Classic All-Tournament Team

Was 24-6 during her final year of eligibility, playing all but one match with Ashlyn Rasnick-Pope … Began the season with wins in eight of her first nine matches and had a season-long winning streak of eight throughout the middle portion of the schedule … Went 2-0 on April 4 at No. 1 USC on Court 3 to help LSU split matches with the top-ranked Trojans … Came up big in an elimination match at the NCAA Championship on Court 3, helping LSU defeat TCU to keep its season alive.

Went 10-2 on Court 3 with Ashlyn Rasnick-Pope … Picked up wins over No. 19 Stanford, No. 5 Hawaii, No. 1 UCLA, No. 17 Arizona and No. 16 TCU … Clinched the match for LSU with Rasnick-Pope on Court 3 over No. 1 UCLA on February 23, winning in three sets to give the Tigers their first ever victory over the Bruins and to win the Duke Kahanamoku Beach Classic … Earned six wins in straight sets … Played a crucial role in helping lift the Tigers to their first ever No. 1 ranking in both the AVCA and DiG Polls … Granted another year of eligibility due to COVID-19 … Granted an extra year of eligibility due to COVID-19.

Went 21-14 in her only season in the sand … Picked up nine wins over pairs from ranked teams … Her and Ashlyn Rasinck-Pope went on a 29-5 run in the second and third set on April 6 against South Carolina, clinching the match for LSU with a win on Court 3 … Went 11-4 with Rasnick-Pope during the season, one of her four partners that she earned victories with in 2019 … Won 11 of 12 matches from March 29 – April 21 … Went 4-0 at the CCSA Tournament with Rasnick-Pope, clinching a spot on the CCSA All-Tournament team … Competed solely on Court 3.

Played in every match this season with 16 starts … Finished second on the team in kills with 238 total averaging 2.36 kills per set and 2.76 points per set … Registered a season-high of 19 kills in five-set victory over SMU (Sept. 15) … Earned a spot on the SMU Doubletree Classic All-Tournament Team … Finished with a career-high seven blocks against Abilene Christian (Sept. 14) … Had two double-double matches back-to-back against Alabama (Nov. 4) and Ole Miss (Nov. 7) … Registered a season-high 12 digs in five-set win over Ole Miss … Had 12 matches in double-digit kills on the season … Recorded 11 service aces on the year … Finished the year with seven solo blocks and a total of 46 blocks …

Played in 28 matches this season with 26 starts at outside hitter for the Tigers … Registered a career-high of 19 kills in five-set win over High Point (Sept. 8) … Has recorded 10 or more kills on nine occasions this season … Led the team in kills on two separate occasions … Finished with a total of 231 kills on the year, averaging 2.43 kills per set and 2.85 points per set … Registered career-high of five blocks on two occasions … Had the second-most kills in her career in the second match of the season, tallying 17 in five-set win over Northwestern and also had a .306 hitting percentage … Finished the season with 11 kills and three blocks in first round of the NCAA Tournament against San Diego.

Returned to the court after a season-ending injury during her sophomore season … Played in 66 sets and started in 14 matches … Totaled 114 kills at 1.73 per set for fourth on the team … Saw limited action during the first three weeks of the season in tournaments … Played three sets against Florida State and Auburn and finished with seven and six kills respectively … Finished with five kills in LSU’s sweep over Georgia … Earned a season-best eight kills against South Carolina at home … Finished with a season-best 16 kills and career-best .424 hitting percentage at South Carolina … Finished with five kills and career high seven digs at home against Ole Miss … Knocked in 11 kills and hit a career best .625 in the win over Mississippi State … Totaled nine kills and three blocks at Tennessee … Finished second on the team in kills (11) at Texas A&M … Wrapped up the season with seven kills and five digs against Alabama.

Played in 18 total matches, starting 13, with 55 total sets played in her first collegiate season … Suffered a season-ending knee injury prior to the Auburn match on October 25, missing the final nine matches of the year … Finished the season third on the team in kills with 136, averaging 2.47 kills per set which was also third on the team … Earned 21 blocks on the year for a .38 blocks per set average … Finished third on the team in points with 151.5, a 2.75 points per set average which was also third … Had six double- figure kill matches and 11 total matches with at least five kills … Earned a kill against Texas… Came off the bench to earn five kills, two digs and a block against Michigan… In the first start of her career against Xavier had 18 kills on a .235 hitting clip, with four digs, assist and an ace… Had 15 kills and four digs on her birthday against Miami at home… Powered home nine kills to go along with her two blocks in the sweep of LIU Brooklyn… Had four kills with three blocks in the sweep of CSUN… Produced 15 kills on a .314 attacking percentage with three blocks and two digs against Arkansas… Earned nine kills, three blocks and a dig in the win at Georgia… Led the match with five blocks to go along with her five kills at Auburn… Led the team with 15 kills on a .262 hitting clip with three blocks and a dig in the win against Tennessee… Tied for the match lead with 13 kills on a .333 hitting percentage against Mississippi State… Hit .333 for the second-consecutive match with 15 kills and three digs.

Sat out the 2014 season while continuing to recover from a knee injury suffered during senior year of high school.

Was an accomplished three-sport athlete at St. Amant High School, participating in volleyball, women’s basketball and track and field … Her volleyball teams under head coach Allison Leake won the district championship in three of her four years, including a run to the state semifinals one season … Averaged 22 kills, 15 digs and six blocks before her season was ended due to injury … Accumulated over 1,100 kills, 230 blocks, 280 digs and 140 aces in her prep career … As a senior was named honorable mention all-metro, academic all-state and to the all-star team … In her junior year was named The Advocate’s Athlete of the Year, the Times-Picayune Baton Rouge Player of the Year, metro player of the year, district player of the year, first team all-metro, first team all-district and all-state … Was a first team all-district selection as a sophomore, being named to the all-parish team and most valuable player, all-metro and metro player of the year and all-state … Was an all-district and all-parish selection as a freshman.

Full name is Toni Tayler Rodriguez … Daughter of Charles and Lori Rodriguez … Born Sept. 13, 1996 … Has one sister Brandy Brewer … Both her father and sister attended LSU … Majoring in kinesiology.

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