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  • High Jump
  • 6-5/178
  • Ind: Junior, Out: Senior
  • Orlando, Fla. (Winter Park HS)
  • BD: 8/24/81 (Orlando, Fla.)


High Jump: 6-7 - 2003 Tyson Invitational, Fayetteville, Ark
High Jump: 6-10.75 - 2001 Florida Field Event Classic, Gainesville, Fla.

2004 AS A SENIOR: Redshirt due to severe ankle injury.

2003 AS A JUNIOR (SOPHOMORE OUTDOORS): Best of 6-7 (high jump) Competed in 5 meets (two indoors, two outdoors) Sixth at Tyson Invitational with a jump of 6-7. Scored at 2003 SEC Indoor Champions with an 8th place jump of 6-4.

2002 AS A SOPHOMORE (FRESHMAN INDOORS): Best of 6-8.75 (high jump)... Competed in 10 meets (seven indoors, three outdoors). Fourth place at SEC East Challenge, 6-7. Finished third at Gator Twi-Light with a jump of 6-8.25. Sixth at Sun Angel Classic with a jump of 6-8.75.

2001 AS A FRESHMAN: Best of 6-10.75 (high jump)... Competed in 5 meets (all outdoors)... Personal best 6-10.75 at the Florida Field Eent Classic, third place... sixth in the collegiate division of the Florida Relays, 6-4... Did not compete indoors for Florida.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Florida state 4A high jump champion in 2000, runner-up in 1999... Competed at the 2000 Golden South Invitational, finishing second... 2000 Florida Relays high jump champion. High School Coach: Bill Cashman.

PREP BESTS: High Jump: 6-10; Long Jump: 20-2

"BEYOND THE STATS": Recalls winning the 2000 state high jump championship as his most memorable moment as an athlete... Most admires Hollis Conway... Considered attending Georgia, Clemson, Wake Forest and Western Carolina before deciding on Florida... Second cousin of Texas Rangers shortstop Alex Rodriguez... Son of John and Dawn Rodriguez... Born Erik Martin Rodriguez on August 24, 1981 in Orlando Fla... Has a younger sister, Brandi.

Major: Business Administration

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