Memo Rodriguez

Memo Rodriguez
Memo Rodriguez
Memo Rodriguez
Real Name: Memo Rodriguez
HT: 5' 8" WT: 145
Homegrown Player
Age: 22 (12/27/1995)
Birthplace: Wharton, Texas
Hometown: El Campo, TX

Skillful midfielder who is an alumnus of the Dynamo Academy and is the first player to progress through each level of the club's developmental system; from the Academy to USL side RGV FC and up to the Dynamo first team. Played in the Chipotle Homegrown Game during 2016 MLS All-Star Game festivities. Signed a Homegrown Player contract with the Dynamo on Dec. 4, 2014. 

2018 MLS: Has played in 10 games with two for the Dynamo this season ... Scored two goals in a 5-0 win against NTX Rayados in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on June 6 ... Started in his first game of the season in a 1-0 loss at Montreal Impact on June 2 ... Came in as a sub in the 84th to score the winning goal and his first of the season in a 3-2 win against LA Galaxy on May 5 ... Came in as a sub for FW Romell Quioto in the 87th minute in a 2-1 loss at Minnesota United FC on April 28 ... Made season debut when came in as a sub for Eric Alexander in the 78 minute in a 2-0 loss against New England Revolution on March 31

LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP: In 2018, started in two games and playde in three, scoring two goals in a 5-0 win against NTX Rayados in the fourth round on June 6 and recording one assist in a 4-2 win against Sporting Kansas City on July 18 helping the Dynamo advance to the semifinals ... In 2017, started and played in two games. Scored one goal in the Fourth Round at North Carolina FC on June 14

2017 MLS: Missed the last five games of the season and the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs due to a right knee sprain ... Played in nine games and had three starts during the regular season ... Assisted on a late equalizer goal and his first MLS assist in a 2-2 draw vs. Portland Timbers ... Made his second start and scored his second goal of the season in a 3-1 win at D.C. United on July 22 ... Made his first MLS start in a 0-0 draw against Minnesota United FC on July 19... Scored his first MLS career goal in a 3-1 win against Montreal Impact on July 5 ... Made his home debut in a 2-1 win vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC when he came in as a substitute for Mauro Manotas in the 81' minute ... Made his MLS debut coming in as a sub for MF Ricardo Clark in a 2-0 at New England Revolution on April 8 ... Dressed for the first time this season in a 4-1 win vs. New York Red Bulls on Apr. 1

2016 USL: Signed with Dynamo USL affiliate RGV FC Toros … Played 31 games in regular season and playoffs for head coach Wilmer Cabrera … Led the team with seven regular-season assists (one in playoffs) … Tied for second on the team with six goals

2015 MLS: Signed as the sixth homegrown player in Dynamo history on Dec. 4, 2014 … Went on loan to Charleston Battery (USL) … Made 17 appearances, scored one goal … Started the 2015 Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game vs. Club América U-20s … Assisted Tommy Thompson's goal

2013-14 DYNAMO ACADEMY: Appeared in 25 games and scored six goals for Dynamo Academy U-18s in U.S. Soccer Development Academy League ... Also played in summer 2014 with Dynamo Academy U-23s. 

MLS RESERVE LEAGUE: 2013: Appeared in 5 games (3 starts), playing 316 minutes … 2012: Part of gameday roster for two games but did not appear in a game

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Joined Dynamo Academy with U-16s … Selected out of nearly 400 players at Dynamo ID Camp … Played with Houstonians FC prior to joining Dynamo … Played in 83 USSDA league matches in his four years, scoring 18 goals … Named Dynamo Academy Players' Player of the Year in 2012 and 2013 … Took U-18s to USSDA Playoffs in  … Spent Summer 2014 as part of first-ever Dynamo U-23 team … Trained with Dynamo First Team during summers of 2013-14 … Attended El Campo High School

PERSONAL: Full name is Jose Guillermo Rodriguez … His mother, Zelia Lozano, would drive him from school to Academy practice and back (over an hour each way) — often wouldn't get home until 10:30 p.m. on weeknights … Has three younger brothers: Jonathan Acosta, Edward Acosta and Oscar

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2018Houston Dynamo15314330825010
2017Houston Dynamo93232611166000
2015Houston Dynamo00000000000
Career Totals-2463759119811010
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