Patty Dodd


Experience:   Eight Seasons
Height:       5'8"
Residence:    El Segundo, Calif.
Birthdate:    July 29, 1963
Birthplace:   Bogota, Columbia
High School:  Bogota Camilo Torres '79
College:      UCLA '85

Grand Slams:

Dodd has competed in 17 grand slam events and is 15th in earnings ($20,701), including seven final four finishes (two seconds, one third and four fourths). Dodd had seconds at the U.S. Opens with Lisa Strand-Ma'a in 1988 and with Jackie Silva in 1989. Dodd was fourth twice in the Nationals with Dale Hall in 1987 and with Lisa Arce in 1995. Dodd has competed in two shootouts with a sixth in 1990 with Jeanne Reeves. Dodd and Arce tied for fifth in the 1995 Best of the Beach.

WPVA Career:

Dodd is 12th in earnings ($112,207.88). Dodd has 45 final four finishes, including 12 firsts, eight seconds, 11 thirds and 14 fourths.

Partnerships:

Dodd has competed in 90 events with 19 partners, including 21 with Silva, nine each with Hall and Roque, seven each with Strand-Ma'a and Karolyn Kirby, five each with Liz Masakayan, Cammy Ciarelli and Christine Schaefer, four with Heather Hafner, three each with Reeves and Rita Crockett, two each with Judy Bellomo, Lori Biller, Holly McPeak and Arce, and one each with Julie Thornton, Nina Matthies, Marie Andersson and Karrie Poppinga.

College:

Dodd lettered four years in volleyball at the University of California at Los Angeles (1981-85) and played on the school's 1984 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball championship team. Dodd was an All-American her junior and senior years at UCLA and made the NCAA all-tournament teams as a sophomore and senior.

High School:

Dodd competed in volleyball and basketball at Bogota Torres where she was the nation's top women volleyball player in high school.

Personal:

Dodd's parents are Jorge and Alicia Orozco. She has a brother (Jorge A.) and a sister (Maria). She was married Nov. 2, 1986, to Mike Dodd in Las Vegas, Nev. The Dodds have one child (Dalas Alicia). Her husband is a professional volleyball player. She and her husband are the only married couple to have ever won open professional titles on the same weekend in 1989 (four times). Dodd played on the Major League Volleyball championship team (Los Angeles Starlites) in both 1987 and 1988. Her hobbies are cooking, movies, shopping and dancing. She taught six years of bilingual kindergarten teacher in Lennox, CA.

WPVA Career Statistics


Year     Earnings     Points    Events   1  2  3  4    W-  L Aces
1987   $  1,725.00      124        9     0  1  1  2   26- 18  NA
1988      3,218.50       88        6     0  1  1  1   18- 12  NA
1989     28,870.00      358       14    11  1  0  1   68-  6  NA
1990     26,200.00      340       16     1  3  3  3   61- 32  NA
1991     14,762.50      252       16     0  1  2  0   49- 32  NA
1992     21,646.88      320       16     0  1  3  3   57- 35  35
(1994    14,067.00      280       14     0  0  2  1    0-  0  NA)
1995     15,785.00      188       13     0  0  1  4   40- 34 110
WPVA   $112,207.88    1,670       90    12  8 11 14  319-169 145
Other  $ 14,067.00      280       14     0  0  2  1    0-  0  NA
Totals $126,274.88    1,950      104    12  8 13 15  316-166 145

Revised February 3, 1996

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