Rodriguez, Hagel provide heroics in ninth-inning comeback victory
Maryland is 9-8 against ranked teams this year
Maryland records its most runs in a conference game since 1999; 12 Terps record at least one hit
Rodriguez's sacrifice-fly RBI wins it in the 11th
Maryland improves to 14-1 in non-conference games
As a Senior (2012): Saw action in 31 games with 20 starts at catcher ... threw out 14 of 26 runners attempting to steal this season ... in 56 at-bats totaled 10 hits, scored two runs and drove in five ... went 1-for-3 in the season opener at UCLA but dislocated a finger and missed the next two weeks ... went 2-for-3 with a run vs. George Washington (3/20).
As a Junior (2011): Played in 28 games with 25 starts, serving as the primary catcher the second half of the season ... missed the first 22 games after breaking his hand a week before the season started ... hit .253, with 23 hits in 91 at-bats ... has hit safely in nine of his last 11 games ... recorded first hit of the season against George Mason (3/30) ... went 2-for-3 against FSU (4/1) ... at West Virginia (4/5) went 2-for-4 with a RBI and a walk ... at James Madison (4/13) going 2-for-6 with season-high three RBI and a home run ... went 2-for-5 against Miami (4/17) ... at Penn State (4/20) went 2-for-4 with one run scored ... put together a seven-game hitting streak from 4/24 to 5/4 ... had a pair of hits at Delaware (5/10).
As a Sophomore at Chipola College (2010): Batted .276 in 47 games for Chipola ... recorded 42 hits and 29 RBI.
As a Redshirt Freshman at Ball State (2009): Batted .229 in 20 games, starting 11, while playing catcher and designated hitter ... helped the Cardinals to a Mid-American West title.
As a Freshman at Ball State (2008): Redshirt season.
At Pendleton: A two-sport athlete in football and baseball ... helped Pendleton to back-to-back conference championships with a 44-10 record over junior and senior seasons ... an Indiana All-Star ... named to Indianapolis Star All-North team.
Personal: Aaron Jacob Etchison ... son of Jeff and Shelly Etchinson ... has three brothers, Jeremy, Caleb and Noah ... also recruited by Memphis and East Carolina ... lists Ken Griffey Jr. and Peyton Manning as favorite sports heroes ... chose Maryland because of coaches, quality of education and prospect of building a championship team ... nickname is Etch ... plans to get his MBA while at Maryland.
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