Women's soccer player takes aim at 2015 World Cup

Miranda Culp
October 09, 2014

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Raquel "Rocky" Rodriguez epitomizes the idea that it's more important to play for what's on the front of one's jersey.

Not only is Rodriguez, an exercise physiology major, a leader on the Penn State women's soccer team, she also has been a part of Costa Rican Women's National Team since 2012 and will be traveling with them this week to prepare for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.

"It's a deep feeling when playing for my country," Rodriguez said. "I played for them before coming to Penn State so it's always nice returning to them."

To read the rest of the story, go to the official blog of Penn State Athletics at http://www.gopsusports.com/blog/2014/10/raquel-rocky-rodriguez-and-her-journey-to-greatness.html.

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Last Updated October 09, 2014