Eliseo Rodriguez
Eliseo  Rodriguez

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Palmview, Texas

High School:
Palmview

BEFORE UT ARLINGTON: Was a four-time first-team all-district performer in cross country ... Won the individual district cross country championship in 2016 and was runner up in 2015 ... Earned second-team all-region honors in 2014 and 2015, finishing eighth at both meets ... Placed among the top 100 at the state cross country meet twice, including 41st as a junior in 2015 ... Was the runner up at the 2016 RGVCCA Meet of Champions ... In track, claimed the district title in the 3200m twice (2015, 2016) ... Was first-team all-district in the 3200 meters his freshman, sophomore and junior years ... Also tabbed first-team all-district in the 800m once and 1600m twice ... Earned first-team all-area honors in both the 1600m and 3200m his sophomore and junior seasons ... Was the 1600m area champion in 2015 ... Helped lead his team to back-to-back area meet championships his final two seasons ... Qualified for the Texas Relays in the 1600m as a sophomore, where he placed 26th.

PERSONAL: Is the son of Alva and Eliseo Rodriguez, Jr. ... Is an exercise science major ... Was born in McAllen, Texas ... Was a member of the National Honor Society and graduated in the top 10 percent of his class.

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