December 2010 Athlete of the Month
Christian (CJ) Hodge has been named the Hilbert College Student-Athlete of the Month for December, 2010.
The 5’9” freshman point guard started all five games Hilbert played during Hodge’s second month of collegiate competition. His team-leading 33.2 minutes per game allowed him to mature as the on-court coach for his 1-4 team. Hodge averaged 8.4 points, shooting 36% from floor (50% behind the arch) and 86% (14-16) from the foul line. He grabbed 2 rebounds per game, 2 steals per game and distributed 2 assists per game while on the floor for the Blue and White.
Against Waynesburg, the team’s only win during December, Hodge lead the team in minutes played (36 minutes), burned the nets with 67 percentage shooting from the field (4-6 from floor, 2-3 behind the line), a perfect 2-2 from the charity stripe, grabbed a career high 4 rebounds, had 3 assists and 2 steals in the team’s 80-72 victory. He tied his 12 point career high two games later in a last possession 60-57loss to Penn State Behrend. Hodge had 3 steals and 4 assists in that conference defeat.
Hodge (Rochester, NY/Gates Chili) is a forensic science major and carries a 2.66 cumulative grade point average.