Amanda Rodriguez
Amanda Rodriguez
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mission Viejo, Calif.
High School: Mission Viejo HS
Position: Sprints/Hurdles

UC Santa Barbara

Rodriguez competed in he 400m hurdles and 4x400m relay at Big West Championships…Placed 4th in 400m hurdles with a best time of 1:01.91…helped her team to conquer a win in the 4x400m relay at Big West…Posted best times in the 200m (25.31) and 400m (56.77) at Bryan Clay Invitational where she placed 32nd and 12th, respectively.

Rodriguez set personal bests in all three of her events, the 200m, the 400m and the 400m hurdles...Ran 25.39 in the 200m at the Bryan Clay Invite, placing 19 out of 76 sprinters...Placed third in the 400m against Cal Poly, crossing the line in 58.08...Ran the 400m hurdles with her time of 1:02.37 in the prelimiaries.

Part of the 4x400m relay squad that ran 3:46.91 for a seasonal best time at the UCSD Triton Invitational.

High School
Competed in the South Coast League of the CIF-Southern Section...Held personal bests of 58.6 in the 400m and 26.47 in the 200m...A member of her school's 4x400m relay squad that ran 3:54.80, which is among the top-25 all-time high school marks in Orange County.

Amanda Rodriguez was born December 17, 1990 in Waco, Texas to parents Gene and Rebeccas Rodriguez...Enjoys traveling, hiking, yoga, photography and the beach...Favorite movie is 'Avatar'...Most memorable athletic achievement as a gaucho is breaking the 4x400 relay record at Big West and handing the baton off to Barbara Nwaba for the win in 2012...Belongs to the UCSB MEDLIFE Global Bridages group and is a research assistant in VIU lab...Majoring in bio psychology with hopes to become a naturopathic doctor. 

Collegiate Career Bests
200m - 25.31 (Bryan Clay Invite, 4/20/2012)
400m - 56.77 (Bryan Clay Invite, 4/20/2012)
400m hurdles - 1:01.91 (Big West Conference Championships, 5/11/2012)
4x400m relay - 3:46.91 (UCSD Triton Invitational, 4/24/2010)