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Erik Rodriguez
Erik  Rodriguez


Elgin, Ill.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 168



Freshmen Stand Out in 3-1 Exhibition Victory Over Green Bay

Freitag, Scheper, Sell, Mojarro provide fresh look and attitude for Blue Demons


Blue Demons Eye Encore Performance in Exhibition Finale

Looking to close out preseason with a result against Green Bay Saturday at Wish Field


Blue Demons Rally for 3-2 Exhibition Win Over Western Illinois

Beyer, Rodriguez, Megally score after Blue Demons spot visiting team a 2-0 head start on Monday


Blue Demons Face Western Illinois in Exhibition Opener

Monday's match at Wish Field will allow coaching staff to evaluate the team


Men's Soccer on Track to Building a Winning Program

Spring season changing Blue Demon culture aided by volunteer coach and ex-Chicago Fire star Segares

2014 (Sophomore): Started in all 18 matches... scored a goal at Milwaukee and at St. John's... recorded an assist at Green Bay and against Drake... tied for third on the team in points... took five shots with two on goal against Butler... finished with 17 shots and 10 shots on goal.

2013 (Freshman):
Made an immediate impact on the program, playing in all 18 matches with 16 starts... recorded first collegiate assist in third game of the season at Illinois-Chicago... notched his first collegiate goal and first game-winner in 2-0 victory over SIU-Edwardsville... scored an insurance goal in 2-0 win over Loyola Chicago... in that match, he took three shots with two on goal... had three shots with one on frame against Xavier... fired off 14 shots on the season with five on target.

High School: The two-time Daily Herald Player of the Year and All-State selection finished a stellar career with 90 goals and 52 assists... led the Royals to three regional titles and twice to the sectional finals... all-area choice three years and all-conference four years... all-area captain twice... had 15 goals and 10 assists in leading the Chicago Magic PSG Academy team to the semifinals of the Dallas Cup in 2012.

Personal: Son of David Rodriguez and Irma Benitez... has two brothers, David and Samuel, and one sister, Daisy... intended major Health Sciences.

Career Statistics

Seasons MP-MS Goals Assists Points Shots
2013 18-16 2 1 5 14
2014 18-18 2 2 6 17
Totals 36-34 4 3 11 31