Senior captain...has shown great leadership and earned the respect of his teammates...will be a key contributor on floor, high bar and vault.
2005: Matched a career best on the vault with a score of 9.150...tied for fifth on the vault with a score of 8.900 against Stanford (1/16).
2004: Competed in the floor exercise for the first time in his career by scoring a high of 9.150 (2/13) against Ohio State and Oklahoma...tied a his career-high of 9.000 on the high bar against the Buckeyes and Sooners as well...received a 8.950 in the vault against Stanford and Air Force (1/30).
2003: Scored and 8.500 in the parallel-bars at the Air Force/UC Santa Barbara triangular meet...finished the season with best of 9.150 (vault), 8.500 (parallel-bars) and 9.000 (high-bar)...qualified to the NCAA event finals by carding a season's best of 8.800 in the high bar.
Previous: Four-time Junior Olympic qualifier...recipient of Sims Scholarship...two-time region team member (2000, 2002).
Personal: Chris John Rodriguez...political science major...three-time Academic All-American...enjoys playing the guitar... has brother, TJ...parents are Natalie and Ruben Rodriguez...born July 14, 1984, in Houston, TX.
Rodriguez's 2005 bests Floor: 9.100 Vault: 9.150 H-Bar: 8.650
Rodriguez's career bests Floor: 9.150 Vault: 9.150 P-Bars: 8.500 H-Bars: 9.000