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Brittiny Rhoades
Brittiny Rhoades

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wilmington, Del.

High School:
Padua Academy

Height:
5-3

Position:
Defender

Birthdate:
11/21/1988

Experience:
3L


2010 Preseason All-SEC
2007 Freshman All-America
2007 SEC All-Freshman Team
2007 Soccer Buzz All-Freshman Team
2007 All-Freshman Second Team (Top Drawer)
2007 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

2009 - Played all 25 games with 24 starts at left back ... Notched her third consecutive year as South Carolina's top lockdown defender of a defense that finished ranked first in the SEC and ninth nationally with 15 shutouts and a 0.55 goals against average ... Fancy footwork and tackling skills allowed the team to use her up top as well ... A leader on defense that led SEC in every major defensive category including shots allowed, shots on goal allowed and points allowed ... Defense held three opponents without a shot for at least an entire half, including holding Western Carolina without a shot for the entire game.

2008 - Started 22 matches at left back in another solid season as Carolina's top lockdown defender ... Also used her ability and strong footwork to play up in certain situations ... Registered five assists for five points ... Tallied an assist against East Tennessee State (9/19) ... Recorded her first career multi-assist game in win against Tennessee (9/26), getting assists on both goal in Carolina's win ... Notched an assist against Ole Miss (10/26) and on Carolina's goal against Georgia in the SEC Tournament (11/5) ... Critical player of back line that finished regular season second in the SEC in shutouts (8) and ranked in the top two in every major defensive category, including goals allowed, points allowed, shots allowed and shots on goal allowed ... Finished the year third on the team in minutes played with an average of 88.8 minutes per game.

2007 - Set freshman record with 23 games played and 22 starts at left back ... Third team Freshman All-American by Soccer Buzz ... Named to Top Drawer Soccer All-Rookie team ... Named to SEC All-Freshman team ... Represented women's soccer at USC's National Girls and Women in Sports Day ... Tallied four assists, three of them on game-winning or game-tying goals, for four points ... First career points on game-winning goal at Ole Miss (10/14) ... Game-winning assist against Arkansas (10/28) ... Recorded an assist in SEC Tournament quarterfinal win against Tennessee (11/7) ... Assist to Blakely Mattern for game-tying goal against Duke (11/16) in NCAA Tournament match ... Club team won state and regional championship, advancing to take third at the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships ... SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

PRE-COLLEGE - 2007 Gatorade State Player of the year ... Four-time All-State selection, earning first team honors from 2005-07 ... Four-time all-conference accolades ... Three-time NSCAA/Adidas High School All-American (2005-07) ... Delaware Player of the Year her junior and senior years ... Two-time state champion (2006-07) ... Played for the FC Pennsylvania Strikers that was a three-time finalist for EPYSA State Cup (2006-08) ... Five-year member of Delaware ODP team (2003-07) ... Played on Region ODP team from 2006-07 ... Also lettered in cross country as a two-time All-State selection.

PERSONAL - Full name is Brittiny Renee Rhoades ... Majoring in business ... Hobbies include reading, collecting "Peace Sign" jewelry and hanging out with friends ... Favorite athlete is Trisha Venturini ... Sister, Kortney, is a sophomore on the team after transferring from St. Joseph's University (Pa.) in 2009 ... Has two brothers, David and Daniel ... Born on November 21, 1988 ... Parents are David and Kristin Rhoades.