High School: Helped lead her Mercy basketball team to the Regional finals and 16-9 overall record her senior season. Named the team's Most Improved player as well as Catholic League honorable mention. Earned All-City and All-Catholic as well as Rookie of the Year in Cross Country as a senior. Also excelled on the track where she garnered All-Catholic and All-City in both her junior and senior years.
Major: Physical Education
Personal: Daughter of Eve and Ben Rodriguez. Has six brothers and sisters: Erica, Carmen, Roberta, Charles, Eric, and Peter. Twin sister Carmen is also a teammate at Concordia. Father Ben is a graduate of Concordia University.
Nickname: Mare Bear