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VALERIA RODRIGUEZ
  • Distance
  • Ind: Sophomore, Out: Sophomore
  • Miami, Fla. (Our Lady of Lourdes Academy)

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR

800m: 2:14.03 - 2006 Pepsi Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
Mile: 4:56.25 - 2006 SEC Championships, Gainesville, Fla.
OUTDOOR
1,500m: 4:35.96 - 2006 Mt. SAC Relays - Walnut, Calif.

2006 AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in 10 meets (six indoor, four outdoor)…Bests of 2:14.03 (800m), 4:56.25 (mile) and 4:35.96 (1,500m)…Finished outdoor season with clocking of 4:38.94 in 1,500m prelims at Southeastern Conference Outdoor Championships to take 15th…Finished 11th in 1,500m at Mt.SAC Relays with personal-best time of 4:35.96…Finished ninth at Diet Pepsi Classic in 1,500m (4:37.91)…Wrapped up indoor season with fourth-place time of 4:56.52 at Florida Fast Times…Set PR in mile with time of 4:56.25 at prelims of SEC Indoor Championships to finish 12th…Ninth at Tyson Invitational in 4:56.52 in mile…Made Florida debut with fifth-place showing in the mile at the Florida Intercollegiate in 5:07.67…SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2005 AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete for Florida.

HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Bests of 2:14.23 (800m) and 5:02.86 (1,600m)…Four-time cross country all-state team member…Named Miami Herald Runner of the Year her senior season…Our Lady of Lourdes team was Class 3A state champion three years in a row in cross country…2004 Florida Class 3A 800m champion on track (2:14.23)…Two-time Class 3A state runner-up in 1,600m (5:02.86 - 2004)…Also member of two-time Class 3A state runner-up 4x800m relay team…Won 2004 district and regional in 800m (2:14.23) and 1,600m (5:02.86)…Set Our Lady of Lourdes records in 800m (2:14.23) and 1,600m (5:02.86)…Became first Dade County runner to win back-to-back state titles.

MAJOR: Exercise Physiology


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