Sophomore catcher Steve Rodriguez of the No. 12-ranked UCLA baseball team has been featured in a nine-question format on CollegeBaseballInsider.com. Rodriguez, who graduated from St. John Bosco High School in 2008, has been a key component of the Bruins' 13-0 start in 2010.
Rodriguez leads UCLA with five home runs, having started behind the plate in 12 of the team's 13 games. The native of Lomita, Calif., is batting .375 (15-for-40) with five homers, one triple, two doubles, 12 RBI and 13 runs. Rodriguez leads the club with an .850 slugging percentage.
To read the question and answer series with Steve Rodriguez click here.
No. 12 UCLA hosts Oral Roberts for three games beginning Friday, March 19, at the Bruins' Jackie Robinson Stadium. Game time Friday is 6 p.m. The Bruins (13-0) and Golden Eagles (5-7) will play on Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m.