Rodriguez duplicates his school-record pole vault effort
2011 Track & Field OUTDOOR: Placed fourth in the 800m with a time of 5:13.00 at the Horned Frog Invitational...Came in third in the 800m at the Northwestern State Invitational with a time of 2:15.54...Took second in the 1500m with a time of 4:46.53 at the Northwestern State Invitational...Placed second in the 800m preliminaries at the SLC Outdoor Championships with a time of 2:14.17...Came in first place in the 1500m with a time of 4:35.37 at the SLC Outdoor Championships. INDOOR: Took first in the 800m with a time of 2:16.25 at the Oklahoma Sooner Open I...Placed first in the mile run at the Houston Indoor Invitational with a time 5:03.15...Came in second in the 800m with a time of 2:12.09 and third in the mile run with a time of 5:02.95 at the Varsity Apartments Shocker Quad...Took second in the 800m preliminaries with a time of 2:11.91 at the SLC Indoor Championships...Finished second in the mile run at the SLC Indoor Championships with a time of 5:02.58.
Recorded best times in the 800m and 1,500m at 2:17 and 4:51, respectively ... Part of ACU team that won the Lonestar Conference cross country title in 2007 and the track championship in 2008.
Won 1A high-school state championship in the 800m and 1,600m in 2007 ... Made all-state cross country from 2003-06 ... Set school record in 200m, 400m, 800m, 1,600m, 3,200m, 4x400 relay, high jump and long jump ... Placed third in the state meet in the mile as a sophomore and second in the 800m as a junior ... Finished top-15 in state cross country meet three times ... Broke 20-year-old regional meet record in the 800m ... Ran the Congressional Avenue Mile in 4:57, finishing 11th ... Earned three letters in basketball.
Born June 14, 1989, in Ropesville, Texas ... Is the third and youngest child of Randy and Sheryll Putman ... Brother Jody Putnam was a sprinter at Texas Tech ... Majoring in Kinesiology.