Palomar Comets Baseball
San Marcos, CA
HIGH SCHOOL: Mission Hills (Class of 2006)
NAIA COLLEGE: Has committed to Culver-Stockton College.
PERSONAL: Born Sept. 25, 1988 in Kailua,
HI. ... Son of Rey and Linda Rodriguez. ... Has an adult
brother, Anthony, and an adult sister, Brandy.
2008 SEASON: A first-team All-Pacific Coast Conference
selection. ... Batted .363 to lead the team and .352 in the
Pacific Coast Conference
as the Comets' starting
center fielder. ... Had 10 doubles and a triple ...
Led the team with 41 runs scored. ... Had nine steals in
13 attempts. ... Outstanding defensively, especially
going back on the ball. ... Has drawn interest from 2007
College World Series qualifier UC Irvine and is being recruited by nationally-recognized NAIA Jamestown (N.D.) College. ... Went 2-for 4 and scored two runs in a 10-0 rout of
Ventura on Feb. 1. ... Was 2-for-5, doubled and drove in
a run in an 8-4 win over Chaffey on Feb. 2. ... Was
2-for-3 and scored four runs as the Comets routed
Ventura 13-5 on Feb. 8. ... Had two hits in five at-bats
vs. Los Angeles Pierce on Feb. 15. ... Went 2-for-3,
scored three runs and had an RBI in an 11-1 rout of Rio
Hondo on Feb. 16. ... Went 2-for-4 and scored twice
against San Diego Mesa on March 13. ... Helped lead the
Comets to a 15-6 win at San Diego City College on Feb.
27 by going 4-for-5with two runs scored and three RBIs.
... Went 2-for-5 in an 8-6 road victory over Grossmont
on Feb. 28. ... Went 5-fof-6 with three doubles as the
Comets shelled Mesa 13-4 on the road on March 11. ...
Went back, leaped up and reached over the centerfield
fence at Grossmont's Noel Mickelsen Field on March 27 to
rob Grossmont's Sequoiah Stonecipher of a two-run home
run in a game the Comets went on to win 9-8. ... Went
2-for-5 in a 3-2 loss at first-place Southwestern on
March 29. ... Went 2-for-4, doubled, stole a base and
scored twice as the Comets downed Imperial 14-2 on April
5. ... Was 2-for-3 with a double in a 6-2 win over San
Diego City College on the road on April 8. ... Went
2-for-4 and doubled as the Comets defeated the Knights
10-9 on April 10. ... Got down a perfect bunt down the
third-base line in a sacrifice situation when the
pitcher had to eat the ball, loading the bases with none
out in the bottom of the eighth inning, as the Comets
scored five runs to come back and beat Mesa 8-4 on April
17. ... Went 2-for-5, tripled and scored a run as the
Comets knocked off Pacific Coast Conference champion
Southwestern April 24 on the road. ... Doubled, walked,
was hit by a pitch and scored three runs in a rematch
with the Jaguars on April 26. ... Went 3-for-4 as the
Comets defeated Santa Barbara City College 3-0 to begin
the Southern California Regional Playoffs on May 6. ...
Was 2-for-4 with a double in the first game of a
Regional series against No. 2 seed Cuesta College on May
9 in San Luis Obispo. ... Went straight back and hauled
in a long drive by the Cougars' Brian Farris the
following day, robbing Farris of an extra-base hit and
helping send the game to extra innings.
2007 SEASON: Batted.271 playing in 40 games and
starting 36, primarily in center
field and usually as the Comets' leadoff hitter. ...
Also started in left field and right field. ...
Stole eight bases on nine attempts to lead the club. ...
Had six doubles,
two triples and two home runs, driving in 19 runs.
... Reached base as a hit batter 12 times, best on the
club. ... Hit .280 in Pacific Coast Conference games. ... Homered
to drive in two runs to jump-start the Comets to a 6-1
victory over Riverside Community College, ranked No. 2
in the nation at the time, on Feb. 7. ... Went 2-for-4 in a rematch
with the Tigers on Feb. 9. ... Went 2-for-4, walked
twice, scored three runs and drove in one in a 15-13
victory over Citrus on Feb. 10. ... Drew three walks and
scored two runs in the Comets' 9-5 win at Grossmont on
March 13. ... Went 2-for-5 with his second home run, a
double and five RBIs in a 14-2 win at Imperial Valley on
March 20. ... Went 3-for-6 in a 4-3, 12-inning victory
at San Diego Mesa on March 27. ... Drew three walks and
scored three runs in a 9-2 win over San Diego City
College on March 29. ... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI
against Golden West on April 3. ... Was 2-for-4, doubled
and drove in a run on April 5 as the Comets pinned a 9-8
loss on Chaffey, which entered the game with a 24-9
record. ... Went 3-for-5 with a triple and an RBI
agains\t Southwestern on April 10. ... Went 2-for-3 vs.
the Jaguars on April 12. ... Reasched base three times
as a hit batter in the first three innings at Grossmont
on April 17. Also singled and drove in a run on a ground
ball in the game. ... Went 2-for-5 with an RBI in an
11-3 victory at Imperial Valley on April 21. ... Went
2-for-4 and doubled in a 16-0 rout of Imperial Valley on
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Ryan Gallego, a former
Comet, at Mission Hills High. ... Batted .420 as a
junior and .295 as a senior, with 20 steals. ... Holds
the Grizzlies' stolen base record. ... Team captain and
Most Improved Player award winner at Mission Hills.
(Updated as of Summer 2008)