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Maria Rodriguez
Maria Rodriguez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ibague Tolima, Colombia

High School:
La Presentacion H.S.

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:
01/25/1989

2007-2008: Named Second Team All-American after only bowling the second semester...Honored with the Coach's Award...Was MEAC Bowler of the Week twice (Jan. 31 and March 6)...Appeared in 40 games and took out 8,188 pins...Had a 204.7 average, the highest on the team...Had a high game of 259 at the Holiday Bowl Classic at Alabama A & M on March 1.

Country: Won the 2005 Colombian Junior National Championship...Finished second place in the 2007 Central American Junior Championships...Member of the Colombian National Team that competed in the 2007 World Women's Bowling Championships in Mexico...Has a personal-best high game and series of 280 and 721, respectively.

Personal: Born Jan. 25, 1989, in Ibague Tolima, Colombia...Daughter of Celmira Ospina and Ramiro Rodriguez...Has one sister, Eliana...Majoring in Marketing...Person that has had the most influence is her mother...Future plans include to continue bowling...Hobbies outside of bowling include golfing...Favorite movie is "The Butterfly Effect"...Personal athletic goal for the season is to win the NCAA National Championship.