Odell Hodge is one of only four Virginia Division I collegians to score over 2,000 career points and haul in over 1,000 career rebounds. Odell Hodge was named CAA Player Of the Year and Tournament MVP in 1994 and 1997.
In 1997, he was the recipient of the CAA's prestigious Dean Ehlers Award for his sportsmanship, leadership and community service. He was very active as a student athlete in the Monarch Reachout program.
Hodge completed his career at ODU with 2,117 career points and 1.086 career rebounds. He was named to the CAA's All-Defensive squad in 1997 and ranks sixth all-time in CAA scoring, second only to David Robinson in career blocked shots with 286, and third in CAA history in rebounds.
As a senior, Hodge helped lead the Monarchs to a 22-11 record, capturing the CAA crown and a berth in the NCAA Tournament. He also earned Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American honors and NABC first team All-District honors in 1997. Hodge was the CAA Rookie of the Year in 1993 and freshman All-American. He missed the 1995 season with a knee injury.
The Martinsville, VA. native was also the all-time scorer in Virginia High School league history. He currently resides in Brussels (Belgium). Hodge received his degree in recreation and leisure studies in 1997.