Nov. 1, 2012
CULLOHWEE, N.C. - Western Carolina women's soccer redshirt senior Samantha Hodge has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District III First Team for the second straight year.
Hodge, a forward from Louisville, Ky., has a 3.95 GPA in Mathematics. She was also a Capital One First Team Academic All-District III selection in 2011. Hodge is the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) President as well as a Western Carolina Student Government Association (SGA) representative.
This season, Hodge played in all 19 games for Western Carolina and had three assists.
She is the only Western Carolina women's soccer player, in the program's history, to be a two-time First Team All-District III selection. In the past, the Catamounts had two players make second team all-district: Kyla Deon (2009) and Emily Pierce twice (2003 and 2005).