11  Teyonka Hodge
Teyonka Hodge
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Washington, D.C.

High School:
Laurinburg Prep

Height:
5-5

Position:
G

2004-05 (Sophomore):
Improved from her stellar freshman campaign in virtually every category, most notably by committing 20 less turnovers than in 2003-04 and raising her assist to turnover ratio to 1.52 (3rd in MAC)...team leader in assists (3.9/game, 4th in MAC) and steals (2.1/game, 7th in MAC)...sixth on team with 7.9 ppg, upped to 11.5 ppg in MAC Tournament...tied a pair of career-highs in the league tournament with seven field goals and one 3-pointer in the quarterfinal win versus Toledo on March 9...named Toyota Capital Classic MVP for her efforts in defeating West Virginia on Jan. 11 by posting five assists and a steal, tying her career-high in points (20) and setting new career marks in free throws/attempts (10/16) and rebounds (7)...her 16 free throw attempts are the third highest single-game total in school history...the win over WVU, Marshall's first in three years, sparked the Herd to its longest win streak (12 games) in 33 years...named MAC East Division Player of the Week on Jan. 17 after averaging 14.0 points (66.7 percent shooting), 6.0 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 2.0 steals in wins over WVU and NIU...scored all 16 of her points in the second half of the Herd's come-from-behind victory over Ohio, 88-87, on Jan. 18, including the game-winning field goal with 10 seconds remaining...dished out a career-high 10 assists in Dec. 1 game vs. Morehead State...posted career-high seven steals in regular-season finale vs. Akron on March 1...averaged 13.3 points and 5.0 assists in three-game stretch against teams (Toledo, Kent State and Miami from Jan. 29-Feb. 5) that historically dominated the Herd, leading MU to a 3-0 record and a +12.0 scoring margin in that span...logged only eight starts, but each reserve appearance yielded an average of 25.6 minutes/game...started the season's final three games, including two in the MAC Tournament.

2003-04 (Freshman):
Appeared in all 30 games, with 24 starts...proved to be one of the quickest, most elusive point guards in the MAC...led all MAC freshmen in assists (3.5/game, 9th overall) and assist/turnover ratio (1.16, 9th overall)...her 2.27 steals per game ranked third among league freshmen and eighth overall in the conference...production rose in MAC games to the tune of 4.0 assists per game and a 1.31 assist/turnover ratio, which were also tops among league freshmen...averaged 6.4 points (4th on team), 2.8 rebounds and 26.1 minutes per game...dished out a team season-high nine assists in road win at Akron on Feb. 4...posted team season-high six steals twice, in first career MAC game at Ball State on Jan. 3 and in the MAC quarterfinal win over Kent State...in MU's first road game, Hodge dictated play with career highs in points (20), field goals/attempts (7/13), free throws/attempts (6/8) and rebounds (5, tied 5 times, incl. twice in MAC Tournament) to lead Herd to 15-point win at Tex.-Pan American...led team with seven five-plus assist games...went 4-for-4 with three assists and two steals in road win at Central Michigan on Jan. 24...after being delegated to coming off the bench for four straight games, Hodge responded in her first start back with an eight-point, five-steal, five-rebound, four-assist effort in a season-high 39 minutes in a win over Ohio on Feb. 28...averaged 5.25 assists per game in the last four games of the season, including a seven-assist, zero-turnover performance in 30 minutes of play in the first round win over Buffalo...helped snap a four-game losing streak to Ohio by posting 10 points and five assists in an 86-63 win over the Bobcats on Jan. 10.

High School:
Played for three seasons at H.D. Woodson HS, the alma mater of two other current Herd players (Champion and Ishola) and one year at Dunbar HS...McDonald's All-American nominee in 2002...a Street & Smith's honorable mention All-American in 2001...in 2002, Hodge was named MVP of the Metro Classic All Star Game (17 points, five assists and five rebounds) and MVP of the Washington, D.C. City Championship Game, scoring 22 points...averaged 18 points, eight assists, eight steals and five rebounds per game during her senior season at Dunbar...a member of three D.C.IAA championship teams...a two-time All-Metro Pigskin Club Player...attended the Adidas All-American Camp in 2001, 2002...ranked as a top-30 point guard by the All-Star Girls Report...played in the Jelleff All-Star Game where she registered 16 points, seven assists and three rebounds...a two-time honor roll recipient...coached by Bob Headen at H.D. Woodson.

Personal:
Born on July 2, 1983...daughter of Barbara Hodge...has two sisters, Tamicka and Tiffanee, and one brother, Tommie...lists Tamicka Catchings as her favorite athlete and the Indiana Fever as her favorite team...sport management and marketing major.