2005-06: 2006 Conference USA Most Outstanding Singles Player of the Championship... After battling through a tough dual schedule, came through for her team in dramatic fashion at the Conference USA championship to help the Owls win their first league crown... Secured Rice's C-USA quarterfinal upset of No. 55 and top-seeded Marshall by defeating Karolina Soor 6-4, 6-4 in the last match... Scored Rice's first point in the semifinal with a 6-1, 6-1 win against third-seeded Houston's Vicky Simpson... Turned in the championship clinching victory with a 6-4, 6-3 triumph against Brooke Rambally of second-seeded SMU... In the fall, teamed with Blair DiSesa for a stellar run at the ITA Southwest Regional Championships as the pair advanced to the semifinals.
High School -- 2005 graduate of St. Andrews School in Nassau, Bahamas... An all-around athlete, also an MVP on the basketball, softball and volleyball teams in addition to finishing second in the javelin at the national meet... Named to the presidents' list each year and received the principal's award at graduation.
Personal -- Full Name: Alanna Elizabeth Rodgers. Born: Feb. 28, 1987 at Nassau, Bahamas. Parents: John and Polly Rodgers of Nassau, Bahamas (one brother, one sister). Cousin, André Rodgers, played professional baseball for 10 years with the Giants, Cubs and Pirates. College: Will Rice.