||U.S. Air Force Academy
||Robert E. Lee
||Monday, October 05, 1987
Led the team with 14 overall singles victories and 11 dual match singles wins … all 11 wins came at the No. 1 position, including a seven-match winning streak during the middle of the season … named MWC Player of the Week on March 21 … produced a five-match winning streak at No. 1 singles during the season … paired with Taylor Soster to post an impressive 16-13 overall doubles record and 13-11 mark at No. 1 doubles … they recorded AFA’s lone individual match win during conference play, defeating Elliot Wronki and Brian Miller of UNLV, 8-7, at the top doubles spot.
Recorded nine overall singles victories and seven dual wins … posted a 13-5 doubles record with Mike Youn, winning all 13 in a row after losing their first two … all the doubles matches were at the No. 2 position … played singles and doubles at the prestigious Racquet Club Invitational in his hometown of Midland, Texas.
Before Air Force
Four-year letterwinner in tennis … earned first-team all-district honors for singles and doubles each of his four years in high school … advanced to the semifinals of the state tournament as a senior … also placed second at district and regional tournaments … district champion as a junior … member of National Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society … high school tennis coach was Steve Buck.
Born Oct. 5, 1987 … parents are Michael and Charliss Rodgers ... has an older sister, Erin (22) … majoring in management ... nickname is Rodge … wants to be in the medical field in the future … completed Operation Air Force at RAF Lakenheath, England, this past summer … also worked Basic Cadet Training … active in his squadron as a B-flight NCO … also recruited by Midwestern State, University of Redlands and Lamar University … hobbies include working out and music … favorite food is Coach Gugat’s desserts … favorite movies are Shawshank Redemption and Forgetting Sarah Marshall … person in history he would most like to meet is Pete Sampras … credits his parents with the biggest influence on his sports career … member of cadet squadron 18.