Rodnei Santos Athlete Profile

#2 Rodnei Santos

Rodnei Santos
Positions: Opposite Hitter, Middle Blocker Height: 6-6 Weight: 170 Roster Years: 2007 Hometown: Sao Paulo Last School: Colegio Campos Salle

Personal

Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil ... grandpa is Alberto Antonio da Costa ... plans to major in psychology ... studied theater in prep school.

Before BYU

Played for head coach Fernando Butti while prepping at Colegio Campos Salles ... played for several Brazilian club teams including Sesi Sao Caetano, Banespa, Hebraica and C.E.R.U. Sao Jose ... played for the Sao Paulo state team that placed third nationally in 2002.

Stats

 Career Match Highs
Kills: 11 (twice)
Attempts: 20 at Pepperdine, 2/15/07
Hitting Percentage: .857 (6-0-7) vs. UC Irvine, 2/2/07
Digs: 5 vs. Hawaii, 2/24/07
Block Assists: 7 (three times)
Block Solos: 1 (three times)
Total Blocks: 7 (three times)
Service Aces: 1 vs. UC Irvine, 2/3/07
Assists: 2 (four times)

 

Year-by-Year stats
Year MP GP K K/G E TA PCT A SA SE RE D BS BA TB B/G BE BHE
2007 25 73 119 1.63 35 209 .402 14 1 14 1 30 3 86 89 1.22 11 0

2007 | Freshman Year

Named to the Academic All-MPSF Team ... played in 25 matches, starting 18 ... appeared in 73 games ... averaged 1.63 kills per game and posted the team's third best hitting percentage at .402 ... second on the team in block assists (86), total blocks (89) and blocks per game (1.22) ... posted a career-high 11 kills twice ... hit over .500 eight times ... knocked down a career-best seven total blocks three times ... had 11 kills, five blocks and a service ace in five-set loss to UC Irvine Feb. 3 ... knocked down 11 kills while hitting .714 and adding seven total blocks in the Cougars win over USC March 2.