Memo Rodriguez

Memo Rodriguez
Memo Rodriguez
Memo Rodriguez
Midfielder
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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 17 games with four starts for the Dynamo this season ... 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: 2018: started in two games and played in four, 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 ... 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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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2018Houston Dynamo196164501228010
2017Houston Dynamo93232611166000
2015Houston Dynamo00000000000
Career Totals-2893971123814010
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