Ohio State's Izzy Rodriguez selected by Kansas City Current in NWSL draft

Brian White
The Columbus Dispatch
Izzy Rodriguez (right) was the 2020 Big Ten Defender of the Year.

Ohio State soccer player Izzy Rodriguez was selected by the Kansas City Current in the fourth round of the NWSL draft on Saturday. The defender was the 43rd pick overall.

Rodriguez played in 88 games for the Buckeyes over five seasons, making 87 starts. She had eight goals, 11 assists and was part of 29 shutouts in her career.

She was a three-time All-Big Ten honoree and was the 2020 Big Ten Defender of the Year. She is the third Buckeye selected in the NWSL draft, joining Lindsay Agnew (second Round, Washington Spirit) and Nichelle Prince (third Round, Houston Dash), drafted in 2016.