Cosiri Rodríguez

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Cosiri Rodríguez
Personal information
Full name Cosiri Rodríguez Andino de Dionicio
Nickname Cosiris
Nationality  Dominican Republic
Born (1977-08-30) August 30, 1977 (age 36)
San Cristóbal
Hometown San Cristóbal
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Spike 313 cm (123 in)
Block 305 cm (120 in)
Volleyball information
Position Opposite
Current club Spain Voley Playa Madrid
Number 10
National team
1998 - Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Last updated: April 2010

Cosiri Rodríguez Andino de Dionicio (born August 30, 1977, in San Cristóbal) is a female volleyball player from the Dominican Republic, who competed for her native country at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, wearing the number #15 jersey.[1][2][3] There she ended up in eleventh place with the Dominican Republic women's national team.

Career[edit]

She started representing her home country in the 1993 Central American and Caribbean Games in Ponce, Puerto Rico.[4]

At the 2000 USA Open Championships her team won the championship and she was selected All-Tournament MVP.[5]

Playing with the Spanish club Hotel Cantur Costa Mogán, Rodriguez won the 2003 Spanish Superleague Championship and the second place at the 2003 CEV Cup.[6]

Rodríguez claimed the gold medal with the national squad at the 2003 Pan American Games.[7] She also was elected Best Digger and Best Receiver.[8] Later that year, she claimed with her team the bronze medal and the Best Receiver award at the 2003 NORCECA Championship.[9][10]

Cosiri won the "Most Valuable Player" at the 2004 Distrito Nacional Superior Tournament in Dominican Republic. She helped Mirador to win the 9th consecutive and 23rd Championship, defeating Los Cachorros in the 7th game of the final series.[11]

Late 2004, Rodríguez joined the Spanish club Tenerife Marichal, winning with this team the Spanish Superliga championship and the Queens cup.[12]

Rodríguez played more than 300 matches for her National Team.[4]

For the 2010–2011 season of the Spanish Superliga, Rodríguez signed with Cantabria Infinita, after some of their players decided not to return after the holiday season.[13][14]

Clubs[edit]

Awards[edit]

Individuals[edit]

Clubs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIVB. "Women's Volleyball Olympic Games 2004 Standings". Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  2. ^ "Pan American Cup Dominicans are one of three NORCECA teams qualified for the Olympics". Retrieved 2013-12-05. 
  3. ^ ESPN.com. "Americans waste two match points". Retrieved 2013-12-05. 
  4. ^ a b Caceres, Jose. "Cosiris, una gigante lleva 15 años en Selección Voleibol dando medallas a RD" (in Spanish). Hoy. Retrieved 2010-11-13. 
  5. ^ Ohio Valley Region. "2000 U.S.A. Open Volleyball Championship". Retrieved 2010-10-12. 
  6. ^ canarias7.es (2005-08-28). "La dominicana Cosiris Rodríguez regresa al Hotel Cantur Las Palmas". Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  7. ^ FIVB. "Dominican Republic wins Pan Am gold in five-set thriller". Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  8. ^ FIVB. "Pan Am Games Awards". Retrieved 2010-06-17. 
  9. ^ FIVB. "USA wins the gold medal, Cuba and Dominican Republic follow". Retrieved 2010-06-17. 
  10. ^ FIVB. "NORCECA Women's Championship". Retrieved 2010-06-17. 
  11. ^ NORCECA. "Bameso y Mirador, campeones de nuevo". Retrieved 2010-07-21. 
  12. ^ NORCECA. "Cosiris Rodriguez joins the Club Tenerife in Spain". Retrieved 2010-11-14. 
  13. ^ informacion.es. "Las americanas no regresan y dejan en cuadro al Playas de Benidorm" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2011-01-23. 
  14. ^ RFEVB. "SFV. Cantabria Infinita - Valeriano Allés Menorca Volei" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2011-01-23. 

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