Track & Field
Duke Track & Field BIO
Honors: ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015)
2014-15: Indoors, opened the season with a fifth-place showing in the 400 at the Carolina Cup (1/16), crossing the line in a converted time of 50.76…clocked a 35.67 in the 300 at the Hokie Invitational (1/23) to finish eighth…anchored Duke 4x400 squad at the Virginia Tech Elite (2/7), helping the Blue Devils take third with a combined time of 3:17.40…Outdoors, primarily competed in the 400m hurdles and the 4x400…ran leadoff for the squad that set a then-school record in the 4x400 (currently ranked second all-time in Duke history) at the Duke Twilight (5/7) with a first-place time of 3:10.76…also at the Duke Twilight, ran the fifth-fastest 400m hurdles race ever by a Duke Blue Devil, crossing the finish line in 53.37 to place eighth…clocked a 53.58 in the preliminary heats of the hurdles at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/14) to finish 10th overall…named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2013-14: Indoors, member of the ACC Indoor Champions (3/1) qualifying 4x400 that placed fifth overall in a converted time of 3:15.55…competed on four 4x400 relays during the indoor season, including a second-place finish at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet (2/8)…saw a season-best 400 time of 50.56 at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet (2/8)…Outdoors, nearly improved his 400 hurdles personal record, clocking a 54.77 at the Carolina Relays (3/22) for a fifth-place finish…season-high fourth-place finish in the 400 hurdles came at the Joe Hilton Invitational (4/12)…participated in one open 200, placing 17th at the Carolina Relays (3/21) in a time of 22.96.
2012-13: In his rookie year, placed an emphasis on the 400 during the indoor season, earning his best time of 50.49 to finish 13th at the Virginia Tech Elite…served as leadoff leg for the men’s 4x400 relay that finished seventh at the ACC Indoor Championships with a total time of 3:17.58…Outdoors, served as Duke’s top performer in the 400 hurdles, running a personal best time of 54.62 to finish seventh at the Duke Twilight and 12th at the ACC Outdoor Championships.
Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner in track & field at Christian Brothers Academy...indoor and outdoor state champion in the 400m as a freshman...outdoor Group Non-Public-A state champion in the 400m intermediate hurdles...off the track, member of National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, CBA Scholar Honors Program and an Eagle Scout.
Personal: Born April 19, 1994...son of Robert and Jackie Rodio...has one older brother, Michael.