Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Charles Hodges
Position: Sprints
Other Position: Indoor: Freshman - Outdoor: Freshman
Height: 6'1"
Hometown: Pontiac, Ill.
High School: Pontiac Township

HIGH SCHOOL: Hodges graduated from Pontiac Township High School in Chicago, Ill. … He was the team captain of the track and field team his senior year and he was named the MVP his junior year … He was also named the Most Improved Athlete his sophomore year … For his work in the classroom, Hodges was named to the Honor Roll all four years of high school.

PERSONAL: He is the son of Charles and Phaela Hodges and was born in LaGrange, Ill. … Phaela ran the 400 meters and was a member of the 4x400-meter relay team at Western Illinois University … He has one brother, Evan, who used to compete as hurdler, and two sisters, Kaela and Errin who both play basketball … Robert Griffin III, the NFL quarterback is also his cousin … His cousins Michala and Malayna play basketball at the University of Wisconsin … Hodges is pursuing a degree in international business.