Cirovski on Wallace: "Rodney is a special player. He has tremendous focus and competitiveness. Every play, every practice and every game, he hates to lose even the smallest battle. As a result, he gets special victories. All aspects of his game have improved. I expect him to be one of the top players in the ACC this season."
As a Freshman in 2007: One of four Terps to start all 21 games and was the only freshman to do so ... scored seven goals which was second on the team and added an assist ... the first true freshman since Stephen King in 2004 to have a pair of two-goal games ... credited with three game-winning goals which was tied for the best on the team ... used a pass from Stephen King to score the first goal against Bradley (12/1) in the third round of the NCAA Tournament ... assisted on Graham Zusi's golden goal, using a give-and-go, with six seconds left to win at North Carolina (11/9) ... scored a pair of goals in a 5-0 win against NC State (10/27) ... scored the equalizer in a 1-1 tie against Cal State Northridge (10/21) ... notched his first multi-goal game with two against Villanova (10/16) ... recorded his first-career goal in overtime against Clemson (10/5) on a header off a corner.
Before Maryland: Two-time member of the Region I ODP 1988 team ... four-year starter at Bullis for coach George Moore ... 2006 All-Met Player of the Year as selected by the Washington Post and was a 2005 All-Met selection ... 2006 NSCAA/adidas All-South Region, All-Gazette, All-Journal, and All-State ... scored 21 goals and had seven assists in leading Bullis to a share of the Interstate Athletic Conference championship ... also led his team to the 2005 championship ... team MVP as a junior and senior and served as captain in senior season ... lettered in lacrosse as a senior.
Personal: Full name is Rodney Wallace ... the son of Sandra Burns and Sydney Wallace ... father is an agronomist at University of Maryland ... born June 17, 1988 ... has an older sister ... lists his favorite athlete as Kaka ... enrolled in the College of Letters and Sciences.
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