15 Tierra Hodges
15 Tierra Hodges
Height: 5-9
Year: R-So.
Hometown: Covington, Ga.
High School: Alcovy
Position: G/F

2017-18 (Sophomore): Accorded a medical redshirt and sat out the entire season after sustaining a knee injury early in the preseason.

2016-17 (Freshman): Enjoyed an impact freshman season...earned playing time in all 31 games and made 18 starts...averaged 5.6 points and 4.8 rebounds per game, ranking third on the squad in caroms...scored eight points and claimed a season high 10 rebounds in only her second game: vs. Central Michigan in Preseason WNIT action...recorded her first double digit scoring performance (11 points) in a 67-62 loss to Georgia in Athens...also scored 11 points against Richmond, which she followed with a 10-point, nine-rebound outing versus Gardner-Webb (84-62 win) in Greenville...went for 10 points versus Bob Jones, a 95-45 victory...registered seven points and 10 caroms versus ETSU in Greenville...averaged 20.7 minutes of action per game for the season, but playing time was limited (7.8 mpg) over the last six contests.

High School: 2016 graduate of Alcovy (6A) High School...basketball coach was Kevin Furtado...played all three inside positions during her prep career...averaged 24.0 points and 11.0 rebounds per game on the way to earning Region 2-6A Player of the Year and Georgia Athletic Coaches Association (GACA) 6A South All-State honors as a senior...two-time all-region and team MVP pick...scored over 1,000 points and shot over 50 percent from the field in her career...also starred with the Georgia Playmakers travel squad.

Personal: Full name is Tierra Jhane Hodges...born August 6, 1998, at Fort Stewart, Georgia...daughter of Mary and Ben Hodges, Jr...has two sisters, Jasmine and Kiana, and a brother, Ben.