Hodges and Wood Named Wendy's Georgia Tech Student-Athletes of the Week

May. 2, 2005

ATLANTA – Georgia Tech standouts Wes Hodges and Sarah Wood were named the Wendy’s Georgia Tech Student-Athletes of the Week for Monday, May 2, 2005.

Hodges, a sophomore from Ooltewah, Tenn., hit .526 (10-for-19) with a home run and nine RBI in four games away from home against Clemson and Georgia last week. Hodges led Georgia Tech to its first series win at Clemson since the 1993 season, and he had at least two hits in all four games. For the week, he posted a .684 slugging percentage and a .571 on base percentage. In three games at Clemson, Hodges hit .500 (7-for-14) with five RBI. The sophomore had three hits in the series opener on Friday night and added a pair of hits on Saturday. On Sunday, he had two hits and drove in three runs in Tech’s 6-4 win. On Wednesday at Turner Field, Hodges had three hits, including a grand slam, against Georgia. For the season, Hodges leads Tech with 77 hits and a .423 batting average.

Wood, a sophomore from Marietta, Ga., led the 17th-ranked Yellow Jackets to their first regular season ACC title this past weekend in the circle. Wood started the week with a save on Wednesday against Georgia Southern, retiring six of the seven batters she faced, striking out one. Against Maryland on Friday night, Wood came into the game in the bottom of the eighth inning with one out, and proceeded to retire the next eight batters, and 10 of 13, to lead Tech to a 3-2 win against the Terps and the top seed at the ACC Tournament. Wood worked five strong innings in the nightcap, allowing four hits, two runs and one earned run in the loss. Wood finished the week, 1-1, with a save, 0.66 ERA, six strikeouts and zero walks.

2004-05 Athletes of the WeekAug. 30 Jayme Gergen (Volleyball)Sept. 7 P.J. Daniels (Football) and Lynnette Moster (Volleyball)Sept. 13        Calvin Johnson (Football) and Ann Armsby (Cross Country)Sept. 20        Kristi Miller (Tennis) and Lynnette Moster (Volleyball)Sept. 27        Lynnette Moster (Volleyball) and Jose Luis Muguruza (Tennis)Oct. 4  Roberto Castro (Golf) and Lindsey Laband (Volleyball)Oct. 11 GT Defense (Football), Kristi Miller (Tennis) and Jayme Gergen (Volleyball)Oct. 18 Lynnette Moster (Volleyball), Chris Reis (Football) and Nicholas Thompson (Golf)Oct. 25 Lauren Sauer (Volleyball), Jose Luis Muguruza (Tennis) and Kristi Miller (Tennis)Nov. 1  Kelly Anderson (Tennis), Marko Rajevac (Tennis) and Evan Stowers (Diving)Nov. 8  Kacie Anson (Tennis) and Andy Tidwell-Neal (Football)Nov. 15 Djay Jones (Football) and Lindsey Laband (Volleyball)Nov. 22 Jill Ingram (Basketball), Sam Morgan (Swimming) and Vesna Stojanovska (Swimming)Nov. 29 Stephanie Higgs (Basketball) and Nicholas Thompson (Golf)Dec. 6  Jarrett Jack (Basketball), Chioma Nnamaka (Basketball) and Lauren Sauer (Volleyball)Dec. 13 Marisa Aston (Volleyball) and Luke Schenscher (Football)Jan. 3  Reggie Ball (Football), Jarrett Jack (Basketball) and Jessica Williams (Basketball)Jan. 10 Anthony Morrow (Basketball) and Chioma Nnamaka (Basketball)Jan. 17 Chaunte Howard (Track), Jose Luis Muguruza (Tennis) and Zeb Sion (Track)Jan. 24 Jason Howard (Swimming), Jill Ingram (Basketball) and Vesna Stojanovska (Swimming)Jan. 31 Ryan Bishop (Swimmng), Brandy Depland (Track) and Kristi Miller (Tennis)Feb. 7  Christine Sheridan (Softball) and Sukhwa Young (Tennis)Feb. 14 Roberto Castro (Golf) and Jessica Sallinger (Softball)Feb. 21 Brian Ford (Track), Andriane Lapsley (Track), Danny Payne (Baseball) and Vesna Stojanovska (Swimming)Feb. 28 Fatmata Fofanah (Track), Jarrett Jack (Basketball) and Sam Morgan (Swimming)Mar. 7  Aileen Morales (Softball), Chan Song (Golf) and Matt Wieters (Baseball)Mar. 14 Will Bynum (Basketball), Chaunte Howard (Track), Kristi Miller (Tennis) and Jeremy Slayden (Baseball)Mar. 21 Steven Blackwood (Baseball), Andriane Lapsley (Track) and Alison Silverio (Tennis)Mar. 28 Marko Rajevac (Tennis), Jessica Sallinger (Softball) and Matt Wieters (Baseball)Apr. 4  Dana Rogers (Track), Alison Silverio (Tennis) and Chan Song (Golf)Apr. 11 Brian Ford (Track), Jeff Kindel (Baseball), Dasha Potapova (Tennis) and Jessica Sallinger (Softball)Apr. 18 Kelly Anderson (Tennis), Jose Luis Muguruza (Tennis) and Chan Song (Golf)Apr. 25 Daisy Paez (Softball), Montrell Person (Track) and Alison Silverio (Tennis)May 2   Wes Hodges (Baseball) and Sarah Wood (Softball)

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