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    Dakota Hodgson
    Dakota Hodgson

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Brentwood, Tenn.

    High School:
    Home School

    Last College:
    Auburn

    Height:
    5-10

    Event:
    Fly / IM / Free

    Birthdate:
    08/23/1991

    03/06/2013

    Morozov Wins 100 Free, Leads 400 Free Relay Victory As USC Closes Pac-12s With Fireworks

    Trojans finish with seven swimming titles, most since 1977.

    03/06/2013

    Morozov, Lendrum Lead Qualifiers For Final Night Of Pac-12s

    Quintero will be gunning to complete rare sweep of 200-500-1650 free.

    03/05/2013

    Colupaev Marching Toward Third Straight Pac-12 Title In 200y Free

    Junior top seed after prelims with Quintero right behind him; Morozov, Davis, Spinazzola also reach finals.

    03/04/2013

    Morozov (50 Free), Quintero (500 Free), 200y Free Relay All Win Pac-12 Titles

    Junior from Russia claims his second straight title in sprint free; Relay nets first crown since 1996.

    03/01/2013

    No. 4 USC Set For Pac-12 Championships

    Defending champions Morozov and Colupaev lead Trojans into four-day meet starting Sunday.

    THIS SEASON: A strong butterflyer who is improving his versatility, 2014 redshirt junior Dakota Hodgson can provide strong dual meet and postseason scoring and is eyeing his first trip to the NCAAs.

    2013: Hodgson was a two-time `B' finalist at the 2013 Pac-12 Championships as a sophomore, finishing 14th in the 200y fly (1:47.17) and 16th in the 500y free (4:25.39). He also raced in the 400y IM. His 200y fly prelim (1:45.35) was a PR ... He finished sixth in the 200y fly (1:45.62) at the 2013 U.S. Winter Nationals and was a `B finalist in the 400y IM and the 500y free.

    2012: Hodgson trained full time leading up the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials and was a finalist in the meet in the 200m fly, taking sixth (1:58.07). He also raced in the 200m IM and the 100m fly and qualified in the 400m IM and 200m and 400m free.

    AUBURN: Hodgson saw limited action as a 2010-11 freshman at Auburn, competing only in the fall semester.

    HIGH SCHOOL: While in high school (he was home-schooled), Hodgson was a two-time junior national champion in the 200y fly and a 2008-09 U.S. Junior National Team member. A prep All-American who was a 2010 state champion in the 100y fly, he qualified for the 2008 United States Olympic Trials in the 200m fly.

    CLUB: Nashville Aquatic Club.

    PERSONAL: He was born on Aug. 23, 1991 ... He is majoring in human biology ... His father Charles swam at Dartmouth while his mother, Amy, swam at Virginia.

    HODGSON'S PERSONAL RECORDS

    Event
    100-yard fly48.68
    200-yard fly1:45.35
    200-yard free1:37.48
    500-yard free4:21.11
    200- yard IM2:05.63
    400- yard IM3:53.04