Eric Hodgman
Eric Hodgman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kalamazoo, Mich.

High School:
Loy Norrix

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170

Birthdate:
04/26/1985



Hodgman in Spring 2007: Records 11-14, 1-8 Big Ten; Doubles 8-17, 4-6
Recorded team's longest individual winning streak of the season at 10 (Jan. 15 - March 4) to start the 2007 season; team posted a 7-1 dual record when he was victorious ... Won final regular season match of career, beating Minnesota's Nich Edlefsen at home on Senior Day, 6-4, 6-3 at No. 3 singles ... With P.J. Rose, posted a 3-1 doubles record before Rose was lost for season with injury; Rose and Hodgman attained a national No. 32 ranking from the ITA in March of 2006 ... Combined with Jose Fuenmayor to beat Michigan's 35th nationally ranked team of Andrew Mazlin and Ryan Heller 9-7 ... Posted a 3-2 conference record with Fuenmayor to close out the season, beating combinations from No. 19 Michigan, No. 66 Indiana and No. 34 Minnesota

Hodgman in Fall 2006: Records -- Singles: 8-5; Doubles 3-1
Won three of four matches at the Big Ten Singles Championships in Ann Arbor, Mich. ... beat Tommy McGeorge of Iowa, Tyler Sauerbrey of Michigan State and Ohio State's Ty Schaub at the Michigan-based event ... beat Alexander Dargel of Oral Roberts, 7-5, 6-1 in the first round of ITA Prequalifying ... won two matches at the season-opening Notre Dame/Tom Fallon Invitational, taking down Alejandro Staub of Western Michigan and Ball State's Bret Berryman ... posted a flawless 3-0 record with partner Jose Fuenmayor at the Fallon Invite, beating opponents from Notre Dame, Ball State and Western Michigan.

Hodgman in 2005-06: Records -- Singles: 16-20 (2-8 Big Ten); Doubles: 16-14 (2-8 Big Ten) ... Played at No. 3 for most of season, but also saw time at No. 2 (3-3) and No. 4 (2-3) ... Reached a No. 32 ranking with doubles partner P.J. Rose on March 21. With Rose, posted an overall doubles and team-best record of 12-5 ... Beat Wisconsin's Brennen Phippen in straight sets at the Big Ten Tournament ... Helped Purdue edge Iowa, 4-3, with a three-set victory over the Hawkeyes' J.P. Ritchie ... Won three of first four dual matches; also scored wins versus Indiana and Hawaii.

Hodgman in 2004-05: Records -- Singles: 7-8 (2-4 Big Ten); Doubles: 3-3 (2-2 Big Ten)...played mostly at No. 5 and No. 6, but reached No. 4 once...finished spring at No. 1 doubles with David Robinson; pair beat Penn State's Scatliffe and Barry 8-4 at Big Ten's.

Hodgman in 2003-04: Went 16-16 in singles (4-6 Big Ten) and 5-3 in doubles ... played singles in 82 percent of spring matches ... played primarily at No. 6, posting a 10-5 record ... began spring campaign with five straight wins from Feb. 1 to Feb. 29.

Hodgman at Loy Norrix High School: Played two years of high school tennis... Division II state champion and All-American as a sophomore... achieved USTA 18-and-under national ranking of 70th in September 2003... ranked No. 247 by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) in December 2002... finished in the top 24 at the 2001 U.S. Super Nationals and 2001 U.S. Winter Nationals... Canadian ITF World Event champion in 2002... class valedictorian... Purdue Academic Success Award winner.

Hodgman's Vitals: Given name Charles Eric Hodgman... born April 26, 1985... parents are Pam and Greg Hodgman... father played tennis at Iowa... older sister Jennifer is a senior on the Iowa tennis team... majoring in biology and food process engineering.