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#10 Jodi Calloway
Position: Midfielder/Defender
Height: 5'9"
Class: Junior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Denton, Texas
High School: John H. Guyer HS
Major: Sport Administration
Born: 01/28/1992
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Jodi Calloway Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 11/08/2013

2011 SEC All-Freshman Team
2011 SEC Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 12)
2011 Soccer America Women’s National Team of the Week (Sept. 14)
2011 LSWA Honorable Mention All-Louisiana
2011 LSU Invitational Defensive MVP
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

JUNIOR SEASON (2013)
Set new career highs with three goals, two assists and eight points during her junior season in 2013 … Was the team’s third-leading goal scorer on the campaign … Saw action as a center forward, defensive midfielder and central defender in her third season with the Tigers … Appeared in all 20 matches with 18 starts for the Tigers in 2013 … Started 10 of 11 matches in SEC play … Opened the season by assisting Summer Clarke’s game-winning goal in a 1-0 shutout of Louisiana Tech at home on Aug. 23 … Scored her first goal of the season in the 13th minute and assisted Alex Arlitt’s goal in the 17th minute for a career-high three points in a 6-0 shutout of Louisiana-Monroe on Aug. 27 … Scored the equalizer in the 31st minute before the Tigers fell to Minnesota by a score of 2-1 on the opening day of the Minnesota Gold Classic on Sept. 6 … Also scored LSU’s lone goal in the 84th minute in a 2-1 home defeat to Georgia on Oct. 25 … Attempted 15 shots with seven shots on goal on the offensive end in 2013 … Also a key member of LSU’s defensive unit that posted a 1.49 goals against average on the season … Earned her third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012)
A defensive stalwart who started all 21 matches for the Tigers during the 2012 season … One of only three Tigers to earn 21 starts on the campaign, including 13 matches in SEC play … Scored her first career goal and logged her first career assist for three points on the season … Buried a header on Jade Kovacevic’s corner kick in the 43rd minute for LSU’s first goal of the match in a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Arkansas in the team’s regular-season finale … Tigers trailed the Razorbacks by a 2-0 margin before scoring her first collegiate goal … Victory clinched an SEC Tournament berth for the sixth-straight season … Assisted Carlie Banks’ breakthrough in the 44th minute in a 1-1 draw with SEC West rival Alabama during the regular season … Attempted nine shots with two shots on goal for the season … A central defender who helped lead a defensive unit that surrendered 27 goals to its opponents for a 1.20 goals against average on the campaign … Also helped the Tigers record five shutouts on the campaign, including wins over Oklahoma (1-0) and Houston (2-0) during the non-conference season and Mississippi State (1-0) and Vanderbilt (1-0) in SEC play … Tigers also played Florida International to a scoreless draw … Earned her second varsity letter.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2011)
Emerged as one of the SEC’s elite center backs with her performance as a redshirt freshman in 2011 … A lynchpin of LSU’s defensive back line while making 22 starts on the campaign … Honored as a member of the SEC All-Freshman Team following the regular season … Helped the LSU defense pitch eight shutouts and record a 1.24 goals against average during the 2011 season … Attempted four shots with one shot on goal as a target on corner kicks … Played an integral role in the Tigers claiming the SEC West championship and earning an at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in five seasons … Helped guide the Tigers to a 13-8-1 overall record with an 8-3 mark and 24 points in league play en route to a second-place finish on the final SEC table … A leader of LSU’s defensive performance in a 1-0 shutout of Oregon and a 1-1 draw with 13th-ranked Pepperdine at the LSU Invitational on the opening weekend of the new LSU Soccer Stadium … Honored as the LSU Invitational Defensive MVP … Also honored as the SEC Defensive Player of the Week and a member of the Soccer America Women’s National Team of the Week with her effort at the LSU Invitational … Earned an honorable mention All-Louisiana selection by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association following the 2011 season … Honored for her performance in the classroom with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Earned her first varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
Suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her knee during the spring season in 2010 while playing club soccer … Forced to redshirt during her true freshman season while recovering from her season-ending injury … Recognized a member of the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll in the spring of 2011.

PRIOR TO LSU
One of the nation’s premier center midfielders for the Class of 2010 … A four-star recruit and the No. 77-ranked player in the country by TopDrawerSoccer.com for the Class of 2010 … The No. 23-ranked center midfielder and the No. 11-ranked player in the state of Texas by TopDrawerSoccer.com for the Class of 2010 …  A member of the U.S. Youth National Team player pool in 2006 … Attended a national camp with the U.S. Youth National Team in 2006 … A three-year member of the Region III Olympic Development Program Team from 2006-08 … Competed internationally with the Region III ODP Team in 2008 while touring Italy … Was a five-year member of the Texas State ODP Team in her age group from 2004-08 … A product of the ’92 Polaris Soccer Club under the direction of head coach J.P. McDade … Competed with the club from 2008-10 … Before her arrival at Polaris SC, guided the ’92 Sting Royal Soccer Club to the U.S. Youth Soccer Region III team title and the semifinal round of both the USYS National Championships and North Texas State Cup in 2008 … Guided Sting Royal to back-to-back Texas Cup titles in her age group in 2005 and 2006 and consecutive North Texas State Cup titles in 2006 and 2007 … Team was also crowned champion of the Region III Premier League in 2006 … In addition, Sting Royal was a Disney Showcase finalist in 2006 and a USYSA Southern Regional quarterfinalist in 2006 and 2007 … Coached with the Sting Royal by Shawn and Jamie Cantrell, Kenny Medina and TaTu … Also played for ’92 Texans West and ’92 Sting White during her club career … A member of the track and field team at John H. Guyer High School … Held the school record in the triple jump in 2007-08.

PERSONAL
Full name is Jodi Nichole Calloway … Born on Jan. 28, 1992 … Parents are Roderick and Joannette Calloway … Has an older sister, Jami, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Prairie View A&M … Also has a younger sister named Jada … Father played in the Canadian Football League for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers … Grandfather, Jimmy Gales, served as head coach of the North Texas men’s basketball team from the 1986-87 season to the 1992-93 season … Her grandfather was inducted into the North Texas Athletic Hall of Fame in 2009 … An honor student at John H. Guyer High School who graduated with a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade-point average … A member of the student council and was the chair of the Community Service Committee … Majoring in sport administration with a concentration in sport leadership.

 

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