Women's Swimming


Erin Rodriguez
Erin Rodriguez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington Heights, Ill.

High School:
Buffalo Grove

Event:
Fly/IM

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

02/19/2013

Illini Set for Big Ten Championships

Will compete for four days in Minneapolis

02/02/2013

Illini Suffer Three Losses at Big Ten Quad Meet

Fall to #13 Minnesota, Purdue, Wisconsin

01/26/2013

Illini Drop Home Finale to Nebraska, 194-106

Win four events on Senior Day

Junior 2011-12 - Posted a career-best time in the 200 fly (2:01.72) at the Big Ten Championships, marking the fastest time in Illini history in that event ... Posted season bests in the 200 IM (2:05.55) and the 400 IM (4:24.57) at the Big Ten Championships.

Sophomore 2010-11 - Secured first-place finishes in the 200 fly (2:07.68) against Nebraska, 200 IM (2:09.57) at Akron and 400 IM (4:30.77) at Illinois State ... Posted personal bests in the 100 breast (1:10.17) at Illinois State and 400 IM (4:19.43) at the Big Ten Championships ... Climbed to third on the all-time fastest individuals list in the 400 IM with the sixth-fastest performance in Illini history ... Earned a second swim in the 400 IM at the Big Ten Championships with her team-leading performance in that event.

Freshman 2009-10 - Swam in every dual meet for the Illini during her freshman season ... Claimed her first collegiate victory in the 200 IM with a time of 2:09.25 at Michigan State ... Swam a career-best time of 5:04.79 in the 500 free against Illinois State ... Swam three career-best times at the Big Ten Championships in the 200 fly (2:04.25), 200 IM (2:04.90) and 400 IM (4:24.76), becoming the sixth-fastest individual to swim the 200 IM and the fifth-fastest individual to swim the 400 IM in Illini history ... Received the team's Newcomer of the Year award.

High School - Four-year letterwinner at Buffalo Grove High School ... Holds six school records at Buffalo Grove ... Eight-time all-conference selection ... Five-time all-sectional selection ... Named to the all-state team ... Earned All-American honors ... Swam to third place in the 200 IM at the 2009 state meet ... Four-year honor roll member.

Personal - Born April 11, 1991 ... Parents are Fernando and Noreen Rodriguez ... Has two brothers, Alexis and Ian, and a sister, Angela ... Majoring in history ... Lists her biggest thrill in sports as achieving her goals ... Enjoys swimming, rollerblading and hanging out with friends ... Post-graduation plans are to be a high school history teacher.

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