Jeoselyna Rodríguez

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Jeoselyna Rodríguez
Personal information
Full name Jeoselyna Rodríguez Santos
Nickname Yosy
Nationality Dominican
Born (1991-12-09) December 9, 1991 (age 23)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Hometown Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb)
Spike 325 cm (128 in)
Block 305 cm (120 in)
Volleyball information
Position Opposite/Outside Hitter
Current club Universidad César Vallejo
National team
2007 - Dominican Republic
Last updated: January 2014

Jeoselyna Rodríguez Santos (born December 9, 1991 in Santo Domingo) is a female volleyball player from the Dominican Republic, who won the bronze medal at the 2009 World Grand Champions Cup. She won the 2009 NORCECA Championship gold medal, bronze in the 2007 edition and the gold medal at the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games playing with the Dominican Republic national team. She also won the gold medal at the 2010 Pan-American Cup and the silver at the 2009 and 2013 editions.

With her Junior National team, Rodríguez won the best server award at the 2007 FIVB Girls' U18 World Championship while her team finished 8th. She won the silver medal at the 2009 U20 World Championship and the 2013 U23 World Championship.



She competed for her native country at the 2007 FIVB Girls' U18 World Championship in Baja California, Mexico wearing the number #10 jersey. There she won the Best Server[1][2] award and her team ended up in 8th place.

With the Dominican Republic women's national team. Rodriguez played as an opposite hitter. She claimed the bronze medal with the national squad at the 2007 NORCECA Championship.


Jeoselyna played in the Salonpas Cup international tournament held in São Paulo, Brazil with CDN Mirador.[3] Her team finished in the 5th place.[4]

She started playing professionally overseas with the team West Side Stars,[5][6] from Trinidad & Tobago. She helped her team to finish in 3rd place. Later that year, in Dominican Republic she became MVP in the 2008 Dominican Republic Volleyball League[7][8] season.


Early 2009, she signed with Indias de Mayagüez[9][10] for the 2009 season of Puerto Rican league, Liga de Voleibol Superior Femenino.

After winning the silver medal with the Senior team in the 2009 Pan-American Cup, she also won the silver medal with the National Junior Team at the 2009 Women's U20 Volleyball World Championship,[11] there she finished the second Best Scorer.[12]


Playing in Chiapas, Mexico with her National Senior Team she won the 2010 Final Four Cup gold medal.[13]

For the 2010/2011 season, she joined CAV Murcia 2005 from the Spaniard Superliga, where she played with her fellow countrymates Prisilla Rivera and Marianne Fersola.[14]

Jeoselyna became "Ideal Seven" from the 2010/2011 Superliga 7th journey.[15]


In the Spanish Queen's Cup, Jeoselyna's team, Murcia 2005 won Valeriano Alles Menorca in 5 sets; she contributed with 9 points to win the club's tournament.[16]

Rodríguez joined Mirador to play at the 2011 FIVB Women's Club World Championship. Her team finished in 4th place after losing the Bronze Medal match to the Brazilian team Sollys/Nestle.[17] She were also one of the Top Performers of the tournament with 25 points against Kenya Prisons.[18]


In September 2012, Rodríguez won the gold medal at the first 2012 U23 Pan-American Cup, played in Callao, Peru.[19]

She signed with the Romanian professional club 2004 Tomis Constanta to play the 2012/2013 season in the Romanian league and the European Champions League.[20] Rodríguez carried out her team, being the most offensive player.[21][22][23] She led her team to a second place in the Romanian league and a ticked to the Challenge round of the CEV Cup, before leaving the team in the late December winter break along with Meagan Ganzer and Génesis Machado.[24]


In June, Rodríguez played at the Pan-American Cup winning the silver medal with her national team.[25] She helped her national team to win the silver medal at the U23 World Championship, contributing to win its pool with a 4-1 record including a 7 aces match[26] that topped all servers.[27] They later had a 3-0 win over the USA team in the semifinals[28] before falling 0-3 to China in the final match.[29] She dominated the best server statistics while performing among the top scorers[30] being awarded tournament's Best Opposite.[31]

Rodríguez took part in the second Dominican participation at the World Grand Champions Cup, this time via wild card,[32] taking with her national team the sixth place[33] after their only victory to Thailand.[34]


In early 2014, Rodríguez joined the Peruvian league defending champion Universidad César Vallejo.[35]




National Team[edit]

Senior Team[edit]

Junior Team[edit]



  1. ^ FIVB. "the World Grand Prix painted orange" (PDF). Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  2. ^ "Dominicana Rodríguez fue la mejor NORCECA en el Mundial Sub-18". Listin Diario (in Spanish) (Tijuana, Mexico). 2007-08-15. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  3. ^ Salonpas Cup. "República Dominicana pronta para o Salonpas Cup". Retrieved 2010-12-23. 
  4. ^ Salonpas Cup. ""Las chicas" da República Dominicana vão às compras em São Paulo" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2010-12-23. 
  5. ^ Newsday (2008-05-25). "Glamorgan, UTT in volleyball finals". Retrieved 2009-05-14. 
  6. ^ "Final match in Trinidad & Tobago as predicted". NORCECA. Retrieved 2009-05-14. 
  7. ^ FEDOVOLI. "El Distrito Nacional Revalida Coronas" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-05-10. 
  8. ^ El Nacional. "Distrito revalida títulos en voleibol" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  9. ^ Indias de Mayagüez. "Jeoselyna Rodriguez con 24 puntos da la victoria a las Indias" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  10. ^ Primera Hora. "A romper empates" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  11. ^ FIVB. "Germany wins gold at Women’s Juniors". Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  12. ^ FIVB. "Best scorers". Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  13. ^ Terra. "Perú cae ante República Dominicana y pierde título del Final Four" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-09-25. 
  14. ^ RFEVB. "La Supercopa Femenina estrena la temporada 2010-2011" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-10-03. 
  15. ^ RFEVB. "SFV. MVP de la Septima Jornada" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-11-30. 
  16. ^ RFEVB. "El CAV Murcia 2005, Campeón de la Copa de la Reina 2011" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2011-01-30. 
  17. ^ FIVB (2011-10-14). "Sollys Nestle Osasco ace Mirador Santo Domingo to win FIVB World Club Championship bronze". Retrieved 2011-10-14. 
  18. ^ FIVB (2011-10-14). "Reviewing the FIVB Women's Club Volleyball Championship". Retrieved 2011-10-14. 
  19. ^ FIVB (2012-09-08). "Dominicans claim gold medal at Pan Am U-23". Lima, Peru. Retrieved 2012-09-11. 
  20. ^ "CV Tomis Constanţa a achiziţionat cinci voleibaliste" (in Romanian). Digi Sport. 2012-09-12. Retrieved 2012-10-21. 
  21. ^ "Robur Tiboni URBINO loses first CL match ever to Tomis CONSTANTA". CEV. 2012-10-23. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  22. ^ "Dinamo KAZAN expects no easy match with 2004 Tomis CONSTANTA". CEV. 2012-11-20. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  23. ^ "Tomis rounds out CL campaign with home win over URBINO". CEV. 2012-12-11. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  24. ^ "2004 Tomis CONSTANTA to carry Romania's hopes in deciding stage of European Cups". CEV. 2013-01-14. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  25. ^ "USA retains the throne in Pan American Cup". Lima, Peru: FIVB. 2013-06-16. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  26. ^ "Dominican Republic breeze past Turkey for second win". Tijuana, Mexico: FIVB. 2013-10-06. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  27. ^ "Dominican Republic and China top Pools at Women’s U23". Tijuana and Mexicali, Mexico: FIVB. 2013-10-09. Retrieved 2013-10-10. 
  28. ^ "Clash of Titans between China and Dominican Republic". Tijuana, Mexico: FIVB. 2013-10-11. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  29. ^ "China crown splendid year with another gold medal". Tijuana, Mexico: FIVB. 2013-10-12. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  30. ^ "Yao Di named the MVP at FIVB Women’s U23". Tijuana, Mexico: NORCECA. 2013-10-12. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  31. ^ "China claims gold medal at FIVB Volleyball Women's U23 Worlds". Mexico City, Mexico: Xinhua. 2013-10-13. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  32. ^ "Wildcards Dominican Republic ready to seize Women's Grand Champions Cup opportunity". Kobe, Japan: FIVB. 2013-11-10. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 
  33. ^ "Brazil clinch second title in Grand Champions Cup". Tokyo, Japan: FIVB. 2013-11-17. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 
  34. ^ "Dominican Republic wins opener at FIVB World Grand Champions Cup". Shanghai Daily (Tokyo, Japan). Xinhua. 2013-10-12. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 
  35. ^ "Equipo de Natalia Málaga debuta mañana en la Liga de Vóley". El Comercio (in Spanish). 2014-01-07. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 

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