Mike Rodriguez
Mike  Rodriguez

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

High School:
Our Lady of Lourdes

Height:
6-4

Event:
Back/Free

Birthdate:
12/06/1995


02/26/2015

Sixteen Wildcats Named to All-BIG EAST Swim Team

Kaisla Kollanus, the BIG EAST Women's Most Outstanding Swimmer, leads way for Wildcats with seven top-three finishes

02/27/2014

Eighteen Wildcats Named to 2014 All-BIG EAST Team

Kollanus, Jurek each earned seven top-3 finishes at conference championships

02/21/2014

Smith Breaks 25-Year-Old Record on Day Three of BIG EAST Championships

Women continue to build first-place lead

02/21/2014

Villanova Women Take Lead on Day Two of BIG EAST Swimming Championships

Jurek earns third and fourth gold medals of championship

01/09/2014

Wildcats Travel to NC State

Villanova competes for first time in 2014

Top Times:
50 Freestyle – 21.53 (201, Hokie Invite)
100 Freestyle – 47.27 (2015 BIG EAST Championships)
50 Backstroke – 24.86 (2014, vs. West Virginia)
100 Backstroke – 50.99 (201, Hokie Invite)
200 Backstroke – 1:59.16 (2014, Quad Meet)

2014-15: Swam in 11 meets on the year … Named to the 2015 All-BIG EAST Team with a third-place finish in the 200 freestyle relay at the BIG EAST Championships … Swam in seven events at the BIG EAST Championships including the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 200 freestyle relay, 400 freestyle relay, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay … Primarily swam in the 100 and 200 backstrokes, 200 freestyle relay and the 200 and 400 medley relays while occasionally appearing in the 50 freestyle and the 400 freestyle relay … Owned the team’s top time of the season in the 100 backstroke (50.99) … Swam in 50 events on the season with 39 top-five finishes including five victories, 12 second-place marks and five third-place finishes.

2013-14: Named to the All-BIG EAST Team ... Competed in five events at the BIG EAST Championship including the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 200 freestyle relay; swam a leg in the third-place 400 medley relay (3:23.13) finish in Sewell, N.J. for a fourth-place overall finish in the conference tournament ... Anchored the third-place 200 medley relay (1:35.81) finish at Pittsburgh ... Placed third in the 50 freestyle (22.56) and the 200 backstroke (2:00.60) at home against Providence ... Anchored the 200 freestyle relay (1:28.16) win at home versus Penn State ... Finished third in the 100 backstroke (53.67) at NC State ... Swam a leg in the second-place 200 freestyle relay (1:27.34) finish in the Rutgers Quad Meet against Georgetown, Seton Hall and Rutgers ... Swam a leg in the third-place 400 freestyle relay (3:13.51) at Connecticut ... Swam a leg in the 200 freestyle relay (1:30.01) first-place finish at La Salle.

Our Lady of Lourdes: Earned four varsity letters ... Coach's Award recipient as a senior ... All-Section in 2013 ... All-League as a junior ... scholar athlete all four years.

Personal: Born Dec. 6, 1995 in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. ... parents are Michael and Janine ... one brother, John ... majoring in physics.

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