2009: Competed in distance events during the indoor and outdoor seasons. ... Was Lamar's top finisher in the 1,500 meters at the Louisiana Classics Collegiate Invite, placing 13th in 4:12.88.
2008: Competed in the 800 and the 1,500 meter runs during the outdoor season ... Ran a season-best 800 meter time of 2:00.26 in the prelims of the Southland Conference outdoor championships ... Ran a season-best time of 4:14.92 in the 1,500 at the Texas Twilight meet ... Ran the 800, the mile and the 3,000 during the indoor season ... Ran a season-best 2:00.96 in the 800 in the prelims of the SLC indoor championships ... Placed 14th at the SLC indoor meet in the 3,000, running a season-best time of 9:18.01.
2007: Competed in the 800 meter run and the mile during the indoor season. ... Ran to a 17th-place finish in the 800 at the Southland Conference indoor championship in a time of 2:01.43. ... Did not run during the outdoor season.
High School: Attended Ross S. Sterling. ... Competed for coach Albert Johnson with a personal record of 1:59 in the 800m, and 4:36 in the 1600m, and 16:13 in the 5k. ... Cross country MVP 2005 and 2006 and team captain. ... Two-year regional qualifier. ... Member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Majoring in chemical engineering ... Born Nov. 20, 1987, in Houston, Texas. ... Son of Joseph and Lucy Rodriguez. ... Enjoys playing video games, table tennis, and going camping.