Name: Brynja Rodgers
Hometown: Iowa City, IA
What's your favorite part about playing volleyball?
I love the team atmosphere and getting to work with a bunch of people. Individual sports are no fun. I like people!
What's your favorite movie?
Probably The Thomas Crown Affair
What's your favorite food?
Macaroni and Cheese
What's currently playing on your iPod?
What's your favorite television show?
Law and Order
Special Victims Unit. That's my favorite one.
If you couldn't play volleyball what sport would you play?
What's something about yourself that most people don't know?
In High School every fall I worked on our family apple orchard, Iowa Orchards.
What attracted you to come to NMSU?
As soon as I came here the coaches were absolutely amazing. The coaches were great and all the girls, I got along with so well as soon as I met them. And it's warm, not like in Iowa.
And it's dry too right?
Yeah, there's no humidity which is a great thing. Definitely a plus!
What do you take with you on the road to keep yourself entertained?
Homework. All the time.
What are you hobbies and do you have time to do them during the season?
My hobbies are pretty much volleyball. I like to play volleyball.
What's one of your favorite team memories?
Playing Catchphrase. We played a giant game of Catchphrase one night and it was so much fun!
What does being an Aggie mean to you?
It didn't mean anything until I got here and then when I got here it got really personal. It's a good identity, it's something you like to have.
For more from Brynja be sure to check out her Aggie Volleyball Diary.