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Katie Hodges to play soccer at N.C. Wesleyan

Katie Hodges signs with N.C. Wesleyan with her parents (seated) Thomas and Jan Hodges, (standing, from left) South Johnston athletic director Keith Durham, soccer coach Jeremy Byrd and principal Eddie Price.
Katie Hodges signs with N.C. Wesleyan with her parents (seated) Thomas and Jan Hodges, (standing, from left) South Johnston athletic director Keith Durham, soccer coach Jeremy Byrd and principal Eddie Price.

Parents: Thomas and Jan Hodges

High School: South Johnston

Why Wesleyan? “I choose Wesleyan because the girls on the team were very welcoming and the size of the school and everything were good fits for me.”

Also Considered: Barton, Peace

Major: Exercise Science

Notable: Katie is a standout outside midfielder for the Trojans. She played on club teams for both the Capital Area Soccer League and the Johnston United Soccer Association. She wants to get in better shape before hitting the pitch at Wesleyan so she can improve the overall level of her game.

Compiled by D. Clay Best

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