Jeff Rodriguez
Jeff Rodriguez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Worth, Texas

High School:
Fossil Ridge

Weight:
190

Event:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
03/10/1990

Experience:
1L


06/19/2012

T&F: Four UTA track athletes earn SLC All-Academic accolades

Three men and one woman honored for academic and athletic achievement

05/26/2012

T&F: Near misses for UTA athletes on final day of West Prelims

Mavericks miss NCAAs by two spots in three of the four events

05/25/2012

T&F: Reynolds reaches quarters of women's 200 meters

UTA to complete NCAA West Prelims by competing in four events Saturday

05/18/2012

T&F: 13 UTA athletes land spots in NCAA Preliminary Round

Seven men, six women to represent Mavericks in Austin next week

05/10/2012

T&F UTA track & field braces for SLC Championships

Three men, one woman enter meet with top marks in respective events

AT UT ARLINGTON
Indoor Highlights:
2012
• 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.

Outdoor Highlights:
2011
• 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.

HIGH SCHOOL
• 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.

PERSONAL
• 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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