Getting To Know: Roddreka Rogers

Oct. 2, 2012

Once a week, will introduce you to one of Georgia Tech’s seven women’s basketball freshmen as we get ready to tip-off the 2012-13 season Nov. 11 against Tennessee at McCamish Pavilion.

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Roddreka Rogers is a left-handed 6-0 forward from Myers Park High School in Charlotte, N.C. Rogers played two years of high school basketball at Xavier College Prep in Phoenix, Ariz., and one year at Myers Park. In her senior season at Myers Park she captained the team and led them to a 31-1 record. Rogers was named 2012 Southwestern 4A Player of the Year by the Charlotte Observer and was selected to the 2012 First Team All-State by the North Carolina Basketball Coaches’ Association.

Rogers was born in Denver, Colo., and is the daughter of NBA veteran Rodney Rogers. Her father, Rodney, also played basketball in the ACC at Wake Forest. Rogers also has two younger siblings, Rydeiah and Tripple. Rogers has not decided what she will major in, but intends to pursue a career in the medical field.

More on Roddreka Rogers:

Who was your favorite athlete growing up?
Rodney Rogers (father).

What is your go-to pre-game meal?

What is your pre-game routine?
Listen to music.

What is your favorite thing to do in your spare time?
Sleep and hang out with friends.

What are you most looking forward to in your freshman year?
Winning an ACC Championship

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?

What is your favorite kind of music?
Hip-Hop and Rap.

Who have you tried to model your game after?
LeBron James.

What career do you want to pursue after Georgia Tech?
Something in the medical field.

Why did you choose Georgia Tech?
The campus and what the Institute has to offer.

What is the coolest place you have ever visited?

What is your highest personal and team goal?
To progress more in my own game and win an ACC Championship.


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