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Sydney Rhodes 2238168
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'9"
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Middletown, Del.
High School: C. Milton Wright (Md.)
Major: Health Behavior Science
Experience: 1 Letter

   · One-time letter winner and third-year member of the squad
   · Talented goalkeeper with great development potential to compete for the starting spot in the cage
   · Size, speed, desire to learn and ability to apply technical and tactical skills will provide great opportunities for her and the program.

   · Saw time in six games and started one for the five time CAA Champion Blue Hens. 
   · Faced 22 shots this season. 

   · Saw time in nine games as the Blue Hens collected the program's first-ever NCAA Division I Championship while registering a team-record and nation-best 23 victories and 90.2 winning percentage
   · Started first game of career on Aug. 28 against Ohio State
   · Tallied two saves against the Buckeyes and also versus Hofstra (Oct. 9)
   · Split a shutout with fellow goalie Emmeline Oltmans in 7-0 win at Towson (Oct. 21)
CAA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll.

   · Did not appear in any contests for the three-time CAA champion Blue Hens and retained freshman eligibility.

   · A force to be reckoned with in the cage, allowed just 0.6 goals per game with a 90.2 save percentage during her four-year tenure at C. Milton Wright High School under head coach Janice Rhodes
   · As a junior, posted a shutout in 16 of 19 games played while leading the Mustangs to an overall record of 18-1 en route to the first-ever state championship in school history
   · Three-time All-County First Team selection
   · Also earned NFHCA All-Region, All-State First Team and All-Metro Team honors
   · Led club team to four NIT championships while taking first at the Disney Junior Showcase National Championship and Regional Club Championship
   · Also a four-year member of the track & field team for head coach Donnie Mickey.

   · Sydney Elaine Rhodes • born May 10, 1997 in Baltimore, Md.
   · Daughter of James and Janice Rhodes
   · Twin sister, Sabrina, is a midfielder for the University of Maryland field hockey team
   · Majoring in health behavior science with a minor in strength and conditioning with the goals of becoming a physical trainer or athletic trainer
   · Comes from an athletic family as mother played field hockey, basketball and softball while father played basketball and tennis
   · Is a cousin to three-time MLB All-Star, World Series champion, NLCS MVP and Silver Slugger Javier Lopez
   · Also a cousin to Puerto Rico National Volleyball Team member Elaine Lopez
   · Lists the Baltimore Orioles and Baltimore Ravens as her favorite sports teams
   · Enjoys going to sporting events, listening to music and dogs
   · Chose the University of Delaware for its top education and field hockey program
   · Participated in the Young Women's National Championship in 2015 and 2016.

Saves: 6 at Columbia (10/15/17)

Year GP/GS Min. W-L Goals GAA Saves Pct. ShO
2015 DNP              
2016 9/1 204:13 0-0 7 2.40 8 .533 0/1
2017 6/1 182:50 1-0 1 0.38 13 .929 0/4
 TOTAL 15/2 386:63 1-0 8 1.39 21 .9975 0/5

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