Marisa Rodriguez
Marisa Rodriguez
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Indio, CA
High School: Indio HS

2018-2019 Track and Field

Competed in nine meets for her sophomore year of track. Set a personal best for 1500m at the 41st Annual Aztec Invitational clocking 4:40.73. Also set a 5000m best at the UCLA Legends Invite in a time of 18:07.60. Finished 14th in the 1500m preliminaries at the Big West Conference Championships in a time of 4:42.16. 

2018 Cross Country

Competed in six meets for her second season of cross. Took 18th at the UCSB Lagoon Meet where she was the No. 5 scorer for the Gauchos. Improved to the No. 4 finisher at the Stanford Invitational where she took 74th in 22:54.7. Was the No. 4 scorer again at the Big West Conference Championships where she finished 24th in 22:50.7 where the team finished fourth. Concluded the season at the NCAA West Regional Meet where she finished 132nd as the No. 4 scorer in a new personal best 6k time of 22:00.1. 

2017-2018 Track and Field

Competed in seven meets for her first track season. Set a personal best for 3000m at the Cal Poly/UC Riverside Tri Meet with a time of 10:39.70 Also set a personal best for 1500m at the Bryan Clay Invitational with a time of 4:41.60. Finished the season at the Big West Conference Championships in the 1500m, running 4:44.37 to finish 13th in the prelims. 

2017 Cross Country

Competed in six meets for her freshman campaign. Took 69th at the UC Riverside Invitational where she put up a time of 22:09.4. Ran 18:46.6 for 5k at the Highlander Invitational to finish 45th. Lowered that time less than a week later by over 46 seconds at the Titan Invitational by running 17:59.6 to take 4th place. Finished 32nd at her first Big West Conference Championships in a time of 22:04.4. 

Prep

Graduated from Indio High School where she own schools records in the 1600m, 4 x 1600m Relay, and the Distance Medley Relay. Coached by Noel Perez and Santiago Briones. 

Personal

Parents Lydia and Baldemar Rodriguez...has an older sister Mariah Rodriguez...Majoring in Biology...goals are to progressively improve her personal records and actively contribute to the team...fun fact: celebrated her 18th birthday by skydiving.

Collegiate Bests 

1500m - 4:40.73 (2019 41st Annual Aztec Invitational) 

3000m - 10:35.57 (2019 Gaucho Round-Up) 

Big West Championships 

2019 - 1500m, 14th, 4:42.16

2018 - 1500m, 13th, 4:44.37

Big West Cross Country

2018 - 6k, 24th, 22:50.7

2017 - 6k, 32nd, 22:04.4

NCAA West Regional (Cross Country) 

2018 - 6k, 132nd, 22:00.1

2017 - 6k, 159th, 22:26.4

Prep Bests

1600m - 5:02.39

3200m - 11:08.32

Three Mile (xc) - 17:09