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Kelsey Hodges
Kelsey Hodges

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Denton, TX

High School:
Guyer HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
Defender

05/28/2014

In Hodges' Words: From Denton To Seattle

Former NT Soccer Star Making Transition To Soccer's Big Leagues

11/04/2013

Holden, Hodges Earn Top C-USA Offensive, Defensive Honors

Holden, Hodges, Ibewuike Snag All-C-USA Awards

10/15/2013

Top Drawer Soccer Names Hodges To Team Of The Week

Hodges Adds Another Weekly Honor After Three Goal Weekend

10/14/2013

Three-Goal Weekend Earns Hodges C-USA Weekly Honor

Hodges Becomes NT Soccer's Fourth C-USA Player of the Week

09/26/2013

Kick It Kodi Means Everything To Mean Green Soccer

Help NT Soccer Fight Childhood Cancer At Kick It Kodi Night Friday

10/14/2013

SOC: Kensey Hodges - C-USA Player of the Week

SOC: Kensey Hodges - C-USA Player of the Week

10/13/2013

SOC: North Texas vs. Charlotte

SOC: North Texas vs. Charlotte

10/11/2013

SOC: North Texas vs. UTSA

SOC: North Texas vs. UTSA

09/19/2013

SOC: Depth Helping NT Soccer Climb National Rankings, Take On Big 12

SOC: Depth Helping NT Soccer Climb National Rankings, Take On Big 12

08/22/2013

FB: Guyer Quartet Leading Mean Green Soccer

Four Guyer High School alums are now leading the North Texas soccer program into their first year of Conference USA play.

Career Accolades
• Finished her career 3rd in school history with seven career converted penalty kicks.
• Ranks 2nd in NT history in career minutes (since 2004) among position players with 7,174.
• 93 career shots on goal rank 5th in school history.
• 32 career goals ties for 8th in program history.
• Owns 10 career game-winning goals, which is tied for 6th place in North Texas history.
• Ranks 5th in NT history with 84 career starts.

2013
• NSCAA First-Team All-Region selection.
• Named C-USA Defensive Player of the Year.
• First-Team All-C-USA.
• C-USA All-Tournament team.
• Tied for the C-USA lead with five goals in league play.
• Named to Top Drawer Soccer's Team of the Week on Oct. 15.
• Scored her sixth career PK goal in the 3-1 at MTSU.
• Free kick from near half line eluded the Tulsa GK in NT's 4-1 win.
• Named C-USA Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 14.
• Buried a PK against Charlotte to move to 5-of-5 from the spot for her career.
• Posted two goals, including the game-winning blast from the 18-yard box, against UTSA.
• Founded and organized NT's Kick It Kodi game to raise funds and awareness for the fight against childhood cancer.
• Named a Conference-USA Preseason "Player To Watch" by the league's coaches.
• Captain of the defense that posted a shutout streak of 422:62 (9/1/13 - 9/22/13) - the 2nd longest in NT history.
• Assisted on the game-winning goal in the 5-0 win over Oklahoma.
• Converted a penalty kick (4th career) against Sam Houston State, which proved the game-winner.
• Assisted on the game-tying goal at Virginia Tech with a crossing free kick.
• Converted a penalty shot in the 28th minute of the season opener at Texas Southern.

2012
• National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Second Team All-South Region.
• First-Team All-Sun Belt Conference selection for a second straight season.
• All-Sun Belt Tournament team.
• Named SBC Defensive Player of the Week on Aug. 21, 2012 after helping NT post a pair of wins at Oral Roberts and Missouri State.
• 23 career goals just three shy of the North Texas top 10 list.
• Led North Texas with 2,019 minutes played, which ranks second in NT history.
• Already ranks 8th in program history with 5,267 career minutes.
• One of just two players on the team to start all 23 games in 2012 (Amber Haggerty).
• Converted both of North Texas' penalty kick attempts in 2012.
• Assisted on the NCAA Tournament clinching goal in the SBC Tournament finals.
• Key member of NT defense that ranked 63rd in the nation with a 0.92 goals against average.

2011
• Named First Team All-Sun Belt.
• Led all Sun Belt defenders with seven goals and added four assists on the season.
• Scored the game-winning goal on a free kick from beyond midfield and blocked a potential game-tying goal in North Texas' Sun Belt title-clinching game against Denver(Oct. 28).
• Named Sun Belt Player of the Week and a national Prime Time Performer by CollegeSoccer360 for her efforts against Denver.
• North Texas had a 0.40 goals against average while she was on the field in league play.
• Assisted on Nikki Crocco's first goal against SMU(Sept. 2), finding her in the box off a free kick from just in front of the midfield stripe.
• Played a team-leading 1842 minutes, the 7th-most in a single season at North Texas.
• Scored a goal and assisted on two others against Grambling(Aug. 28).
• Played the entire duration of 16 games.
• Played in all 21 games and started 20, primarily playing center back.
• Named Preseason All-Sun Belt.
• Scored in back-to-back games twice; at Texas Southern and Grambling; at Arkansas State and Denver.
• Converted her penalty kick attempt in the shootout against Western Kentucky at the Sun Belt Tournament (Nov. 3).

2010
• Started and played in 20 games.
• Led the team with nine goals.
• Ranked 113th in the nation in goals per game.
• Opened her career with a hat trick against Texas Southern on 8/20, becoming the first North Texas player to record a hat trick in her debut since Christy Johnson scored 5 goals against McNeese State on 8/30/1997.
• Scored a hat trick vs. Prairie View A&M on 8/27, making her the first North Texas players to have two hat tricks in the same season since Heather Hutyra in 2005.
• Scored in the 4th minute at South Alabama (10/10),
• Scored in the 21st minute against FIU (10/15).
• Notched the game-winner against FAU (10/17), scoring in her third straight game.
• Assisted on a goal against Arkansas State, her first career assist (10/24)

High School
• A four-time letter winner for coach Kristin Wilhelmson at Guyer High School.
• Helped lead the Wildcats to the Class 4A Region I Finals in 2010 and an area championship in 2009.
• Selected to the TASCO All-Region First Team and All-State Second Team in 2010.
• Earned District 5-4A First Team honors all four years.
• Tabbed District 5-4A's Midfielder of the Year as a senior and Newcomer of the Year as a freshman.
• Named Guyer's Defensive MVP in 2010.
• Set Guyer's freshman record for goals and points scored.
• A four-time academic all-district honoree and a TASCO Academic All-State selection in 2010.
• A five-year member of Sting `92, where her highlights include four North Texas State Cup titles, four USYS Region III Semifinals, one USYS National Semifinals, and two Red Bull National Leage Semifinals.
• Also lettered in track and basketball.
• Holds the school record for long jump.

Personal
• Born Nov. 5, 1991 in Denton.
• Daughter of Kevin and Ann Hodges.
• Has one younger brother, Kyle.
• Father played football at Rice.
• Mother is an alumna of North Texas.
• Member of GHS Leadership Program, Junior National Honor Society and Renaissance Program.

Honors & Awards:
• 2013
NSCAA First-Team All-Region
C-USA All-Tournament team
C-USA Defensive Player of the Year
First-Team All-C-USA
Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week selection (10/15/13)
C-USA Offensive Player of the Week (10/14/13)
Conference USA Preseason "Player to Watch"
• 2012
All-Sun Belt First Team
All-Sun Belt conference Tournament Team
Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Week (8/21/12)
• 2011
All-Sun Belt First Team
Sun Belt Player of the Week (11/1/2011)
CollegeSoccer360 National Prime Time Performer (11/1/2011)
Preseason All-Sun Belt

Goals:
8/20/2010 Texas Southern (23')
8/20/2010 Texas Southern (50')
8/20/2010 Texas Southern (67')
8/27/2010 vs. Prairie View A&M (13')
8/27/2010 vs. Prairie View A&M (49')
8/27/2010 vs. Prairie View A&M (62')
10/10/2010 at South Alabama (4')
10/15/2010 FIU (21')
10/17/2010 FAU (10')
8/26/2011 at Texas Southern (83')
8/28/2011 Grambling (65')
9/9/2011 Sam Houston State (3')
9/18/11 vs. Cal State Fullerton (72')
10/2/11 at Louisiana-Lafayette (14')
10/23/11 at Arkansas State (63')
10/28/11 Denver (5')
8/17/12 at Oral Roberts (20')
8/19/12 at Missouri State (82')
8/26/12 vs. Houston (11')
8/31/12 vs. Texas Southern (33')
9/9/12 at No. 16 Long Beach State (35')
9/14/12 at No. 7 Oklahoma State (47')
9/23/12 at ULM (19')
8/23/13 at Texas Southern (28')
9/6/13 vs. Sam Houston State (8')
10/11/13 vs. UTSA (33')
10/11/13 vs. UTSA (79')
10/13/13 vs. Charlotte (79')
10/18/13 at Tulsa (89')
10/25/13 at MTSU (56')
10/31/13 vs UTEP (2')
11/6/13 vs. FIU (36')

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