Lindsey Hodgen
Softball Player
Inducted in 2008


Lindsey Hodgen was an outstanding softball player for UVSC in the 1998 and 1999 seasons. In 1999 she hit .545 and was named a first-team NJCAA All-American. She led the Wolverines to an impressive 43-10 record and the Scenic West Athletic Conference Championship. She established a UVSC record with a 30-game hitting streak. She was described by UVSC coach Todd Fairbourne as "perhaps the best offensive player in school history." When Hodgen finished her career at UVSC, she held school single-season marks for hits (90), doubles (20), slugging percentage (.945)), and runs (64). She was second in single-season batting average (.545), on-base percentage (.567), home runs (10), and triples (8). She also held career records in doubles (27) and consecutive games with a hit (30). She was in UVSC's top-five in career batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, runs batted in, hits, home runs, triples, runs, and stolen bases. Hodgen was also outstanding academically, and was named UVSC's Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 1999.

Hodgen went on to play at Brigham Young University in 2000 and 2001. She was a two-year starter and became the Cougars' all-time steals leader with 40 stolen bases. She was named Mountain West All-Conference, as well as Academic All-Conference, and was a two-time winner of the Cougar Scholar Athlete Award.

Hodgen earned an associates degree from Utah Valley, a bachelor of science degree from BYU in psychology and is currently working on a master's degree in school counseling from the University of Phoenix. She presently works in child protective services for State of Utah in the Division of Child and Family Services. She has also worked in the juvenile justice system and was a Heritage School residential counselor. She has been working for the State of Utah for six years. She also had a stint as the assistant coach for the Dixie State women's softball team, helping direct the Rebels to a region title and a trip to the NJCAA nationals in 2003. Lindsey lives in St. George, Utah, with her daughter Madison.

Hodgen hails from Pendleton, Oregon, where she was an honor-roll student at Pendleton High School. She was a three-year All-Conference softball player, and was also honorable mention All-Conference in basketball. She was named her softball team's Most Inspirational Player and Best Offensive Player.

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