Shorter University

Shorter University Athletics
315 Shorter Ave Rome, GA 30165
Division 2 Georgia Southeast
Private Small National competitor

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Kelsey Hodgson

Kelsey Hodgson is entering her third year as a part of the Lady Hawks’ softball coaching staff. She started as a graduate assistant in the 2016- 17 season and graduated in May of 2018 with her Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Sport Management. In the 2017- 18 season, she obtained her current role as the assistant coach.


As a student- athlete, Kelsey was a third baseman for the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina where she graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. She was named to the 2011 SoCon All-Freshman team, the 2013 SoCon All-Conference team, and the 2014 CAA All-Conference team. Securing the program record for career homeruns (42) in her senior season, she was selected as the 2014 CofC Offensive Player of the Year. She was also named to the CofC Honor Roll all eight semesters.


After graduation, she spent one season as an assistant coach for the East Cobb Bullets 18u Gold team. They finished the season as Triple Crown National Champions and were runners-up in the USA Junior Olympic Cup.


A native of Woodstock, Georgia, Kelsey attended Etowah High School. As a member of the East Cobb Bullets, her team won the 2010 ASA 18u Gold National Championship. Her Dad played football at Georgia Teach (1979-81) and her brother played football at Mars Hill College (2007-11).

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