Destiny Rodino
Destiny Rodino

Player Profile

Valencia, Calif.

High School:
Hart HS






17th-Ranked Bruins Host #13 Arizona in Last Regular Season Homestand

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15th-Ranked Bruins Leave Matadors Seeing Double

UCLA had eight doubles in a game twice before.


16th-Ranked Bruins Smash Their Way to a Split With #15 Stanford

UCLA hits seven homers in doubleheader.


Homer Happy Bruins Sweep Doubleheader at Cal Poly

UCLA hits four home runs in both games.


16th-Ranked Bruins Win Slugfest With UC Santa Barbara

UCLA wins eighth straight.

Rodino went 4-1 with a 5.42 earned run average and 17 strikeouts in 20 2/3 innings ... appeared in 13 games, making three starts ... had one save and was a part of two combined shutouts ... earned a win against Pacific on Feb. 11, striking out two in three innings of relief ... picked up a victory against Michigan State on March 7, tossing a scoreless frame of relief with one strikeout ... had a save on March 10 against Charleston Southern, striking out two in a 1-2-3 inning ... started and earned a victory against Stanford on April 10 ... tossed 1 2/3 innings of scoreless relief to pick up a win against Cal State Northridge on April 18 ... threw two scoreless frames of relief with three strikeouts on Feb. 10 versus Kentucky ... had one shutout inning against UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 19) and two shutout frames with two strikeouts versus Georgia (Feb. 24).

Was 2-0 with a 3.36 earned run average and 10 strikeouts in 16 2/3 innings ... pitched two hitless innings of relief against Jacksonville on May 21, striking out three ... started on May 13 at Oregon and did not factor in the decision, striking out two and giving up one earned run and four hits in two-plus innings ... also started on May 8 against Arizona and earned the win, tossing five innings and giving up one run, six hits and one walk with one strikeout ... appeared in relief on April 29 at California, retiring two of the three batters she faced and allowing one hit ... made her season debut in the second game of a March 29 doubleheader against UC Santa Barbara, earning the win in a four-inning effort and striking out two while giving up three runs (two earned), three hits and one walk.

Appeared in eight games, making four starts ... had a 2-1 record with a 3.39 earned run average and 11 strikeouts in 20 2/3 innings ... debuted in the first game of a doubleheader at UC Santa Barbara on Feb. 17, tossing a pair of 1-2-3 innings with one strikeout ... first career start and win came against Cal State Northridge on Feb. 20, as she allowed one unearned run and one hit in four innings with three strikeouts ... gave up just one earned run in her first 10 collegiate frames ... started in the second game of a twinbill at Cal Poly and picked up the victory, allowing just one run and five hits in six innings with three strikeouts ... fanned three at Oregon State on April 17.

Rodino was a four-year pitcher for Hart High School in Newhall, Calif. ... was a four-time All-Foothill League, All-Area and All-City honoree, also earning three All-State and All-CIF accolades and two team MVP awards ... earned second-team All-American honors as a senior, going 26-5 with a 0.75 ERA, 14 shutouts and 277 strikeouts in 214 innings ... was the 2008 Foothill League Most Valuable Player after posting a 24-5 mark with a 0.41 ERA, 13 shutouts and 229 strikeouts in 190 innings ... named 2007 Los Angeles Times Pitcher of the Year and All-Region ... finished her career with 81 wins (second most in Santa Clarita Valley history), 16 no-hitters, 51 shutouts, 839 strikeouts and a 0.60 ERA ... helped the Indians to back-to-back co-Foothill League championships in 2008 and 2009 and a CIF Runner-Up finish in 2007 ... was a teammate of fellow Bruin Devon Lindvall ... coached by Steven Calendo ... played club with So Cal Choppers, which was third at 2007 Nationals.

Born Destiny Cierra Rodino on Dec. 21, 1990 in Santa Clarita, Calif. ... parents are Jennifer and Tim Rodino ... has one younger brother, Dino ... chose to attend UCLA because it was a lifelong dream to be a part of the most successful program in the history of college softball ... hobbies include watching football, bedazzling, shopping, watching movies, spending time with her best friends Alyssa Tiumalu, Lani Bernardino and Ani Gulugian, dancing and decorating ... the top reason she competes in softball is because of the competition and succeeding in pressure situations ... favorite class is creative writing ... famous athlete she most admires is former UCLA star Dot Richardson ... favorites include Miami Dolphins' running back Reggie Bush, the movies "Elf" and "Love Actually" and singer Craig David ... majoring in women's studies with thoughts of going into sports marketing or community relations.

Destiny Rodino's Pitching Statistics


Destiny Rodino's Game Highs

INNINGS PITCHED6.0, at Cal Poly (3/23/10)
STRIKEOUTS3, Five Times (last vs. Kentucky, 2/10/12)