LSU Women's Golf BIO
Lana Hodge
Player Profile:
Lana Hodge 2337748
Height: 5'4"
Class: Senior
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Monroe, La.
High School: Ouachita Christian HS
Other College: ULM
Major: Business Administration
Born: 04/25/1995

FALL SEASON (2016)
Was with the Tigers for two of the three fall events with a low round of 73 and a stroke average of 76.83 … Best 54 hole total of 228 in the Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invite (73-78-77) … Also played in the Kauth Invitational in San Antonio.

JUNIOR SEASON (2015-16)
Played in two events after transferring from ULM after the 2014-15 season … Averaged 80.83 in the six rounds … Low round of 76 … Participated in the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate and the LSU Tiger Golf Classic.

PRIOR TO LSU
Transferred to LSU after playing as both a freshman and sophomore at ULM … As a freshman, played in four tournaments, averaging 79.18 … Season low round (75) and tournament score (244) came at the HBU Women’s Intercollegiate (T9) … T53 at LSU Golf Classic (+20, 236) in 2014 …. Competed in all five fall tournaments as a sophomore, averaging 77.38, second on the ULM team … Two rounds at or under par … Second low of 71 at “Mo” Morial and also had lowest 54 hole total of 230, finishing T34 … 13th at the Fred Marx Invitational (231) and 14th at Lady Red Wolf Classic (155) … Brandon McQuillin was prep coach … Was the individual state champion in 2012 … Earned seven letters in high school golf … All-state honors six times … Helped lead her team to a second place finish in 2009 … Won the AJGA Preseason Junior at Brookhaven in 2012 … Member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Club and FCA Officer.

PERSONAL
Born on April 25, 1995 … Right handed … Parents are Glen and Valarie Hodge … One sister: Laura-Taylor Hodge … Her uncle, Rudy Niswanger, is well known to Tiger fans as a former member of the football team and the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs … On LSU, Hodge wrote: “The golf program, along with the coaches, players and facilities are great. My uncle playing football at LSU made me fall in love with the school at an early age” … Anticipated major at LSU is business management … To relax likes to watch “Netflix marathons” … Favorite food is lasagna and favorite dessert ice cream … Favorite celebrity Sam Hunt … Favorite pro golfer is Jordan Spieth.

Collegiate Finishes
2015-16
Allstate Sugar Bowl 81-76-82 – 239 T86
LSU Tiger Golf Classic 81-84-81 – 246 T78

 

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