Butler leads Mavericks at Oklahoma Sooner Invitational
UTA will not field a full team, but it still rates as an important weekend for many
Four athletes projected to score at national meet
Three All-Americans headline Maverick squad
Head coach John Sauerhage optimistic about men's and women's squads
Competed in just two events on the year while recovering from injury.
Placed ninth in the pole vault at the WAC Championships (15-04.25).
Had a season-best clearance of 15-07.25 during a fourth-place showing at the Sooner Invitational.
Set a school-record in the pole vault with a mark of 5.35 meters at the SLC Championships.
Was the league champion in the pole vault.
Won six of the seven events in which he competed in during the indoor season.
Placed third at the Alex Wilson Invitational with a mark of 5.30 meters, narrowly missing a spot in the NCAA Championships.
Cleared 5.18 meters in every event of the season.
Established a new school record in the pole vault, clearing 5.40 meters at UTA's Bobby Lane Invitational.
Matched his school mark of 5.40m in his next meet, the Texas Relays, to place fifth at the prestigious event.
Broke a 34-year-old meet record at the Leon Johnson Northwestern State Invitational with a vault of 5.35 meters.
Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminaries, where he posted a mark of 5.25 meters.
Suffered an injury to his hand and missed several weeks of training in the latter stages of the season.
Competed in the NCAA Outdoor Championships and cleared a season-high mark of 5.25 meters.
Came in first in pole vault with a height of 5.20m at the Drake Relays.
Was the runner up at the SLC Outdoor Championships with a pole vault height of 5.05 meters.
Placed first in pole vault with a height of 5.01 meters and the Northwestern State Invitational.
Tied for third at the Michael Johnson Classic after clearing 5.05 meters.
PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON
Recorded a mark of 17-4.5 unattached to a university.
Placed second at the 2008 USATF Junior Olympics national meet.
Finished third in Texas state meet during the 2008 season.
Won Regional championship as a senior that year.
Placed first in the district championships all four seasons at Fossil Ridge.
Top performance was 16-6.5 in high school.
Earned four letters in track and two in football.
Born March 10, 1990, in Arlington, Texas.
Is the son of George and Lisa Rodriguez.
Father, George, held pole vault record at North Texas for 20 years.
Is an undeclared major.
Member of the Texas Pole Vault & Elite Sportz Complex.
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