Rodrigo Mendes Athlete Profile

Rodrigo Mendes

Position: Jumps Height: 6-3 Weight: 169 Roster Years: 2004-2005 Hometown: Presidente Prudente - Brazil Last School: Brazil



All-America

  • 2004 USTFCCCA Triple Jump (Indoor)
  • 2005 USTFCCCA Triple Jump (Indoor)
  • 2005 USTFCCCA Triple Jump (Outdoor)

Personal

Born June 1978 in Presidente Prudente - Brazil ... majoring in business.

Before BYU

Ranked first in South America at the triple jump in 2000 ... finished second in the triple jump in the 2000 Ibero-American Games ... placed second in the long jump in 1998 at the Brazilian Junior Nationals ... finished second in 1997 in the high jump at the Brazilian Junior Nationals.

Stats

Best Marks: TJ - 56, LJ - 24-6.5, HJ - 6-9.5


2004 | Junior Year

Finished first in both the triple jump (53-03.75) and the long jump (24-04.25) at the Air Force Invitational ... placed sixth in the long jump (22-11.75), ninth in the high jump (6-04.75) and first in the triple jump (51-07.75) at the MWC Indoor Championships ... captured second in the long jump (23-05.50) at the BYU Cougar Invite ... took second in the triple jump (51-06.50) at the Sun Angel Classic ... won the triple jump (51-04.25) and was fourth in the long jump (22-03.75) at the Robison Invitational ... finished first in the triple jump (50-09.50) at the BYU Wells Fargo Invitational ... captured first in the triple jump (51-08) and sixth in the long jump (22-09.25) at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... took second in the triple jump (53-01.75) at the Regional Championships ... jumped 52-02.75 at the NCAA National Championships ... named Academic All-MWC.

2005 | Senior Year

Won the long jump (23-02) and the triple jump (50-11.50) at the Boise Invitational ... finished first in the long jump at the Mountain States Games with a jump of 23-10.50 ... captured first in the long jump (24-02.50) and the triple jump (52-01.75) at the MWC Indoor Championships ... placed second in the triple jump at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a jump of 54-06 ... finished first the triple jump at the BYU Outdoor Invitational with a jump of 53-07.75 ... won the triple jump (56-00) and took second in the long jump (23-11.50) at the Robison Invitational ... finished second in the long jump (23-10.25) and first in the triple jump (55-02.25) at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... won the triple jump at the NCAA National Championships with an All-American jump of 55-11.