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Track Beauty of the Week: Carol Rodríguez
April 29, 2012Posted by on
Carol Rodríguez is this week’s track beauty!
The U.S.-born sprinter was one of the best collegiate sprinters in the NCAA during her time. She started competing for the University of Southern California in 2005, reaping various accolades throughout her amateur career.
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In 2006, Rodríguez clocked 11.38s in the 100m dash to win bronze at the tough NCAA Championships. She stamped her dominance at the PAC-10 and the NCAA West Championships during the 2007 season, notching impressive 100m-200m doubles in both meets.
Rodríguez competes internationally for Puerto Rico. She represented the Carribean island at the 2009 World Championships and the 2008 Beijing Olympics. In 2009, Rodríguez won a 100m dash bronze at the Central American and Caribbean Championships, stopping the clock in 11.38s.
The versatile sprinter holds a total of four national records (100m, 200m, 400m, 4x100m relay). She has personal bests of 11.28s (2009), 22.23s (2006) and 51.39s (2008) in the 100m, 200m and 400m, respectively.