Ella Hodges


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Winchester, Mass.
  • Last School Winchester
  • Height 5-2


  • Academic All-Big Ten (2021, 2022)
  • OSU Scholar Athlete (2021, 2022)
  • WCGA Scholar-Athlete (2021)

AS A JUNIOR (2022)

  • Competed on beam against Arkansas and Denver
  • Won the event title in the season opener at Arkansas with a beam score of 9.875


  • Appeared in all eight meets for the Buckeyes as an all-around competitor
  • Recorded individual best and career-high on beam (9.950) in a tri-meet vs. Maryland and Penn State
  • Received three first place wins on beam throughout the season vs Iowa (9.875), Illinois and Michigan State (9.875), and Maryland and Penn State (9.950)
  • Placed fifth with a score of 9.875 on beam to secure a top-two finish, leading the Buckeyes to the Sweet 16
  • Highest-scoring Buckeye on beam at NCAA regional final, tying for fourth place (9.900)


  • Appeared in all nine meets for the Buckeyes
  • Tallied three event titles during her rookie season
  • Scored a team high 9.925 on balance beam, winning the event during the Big Five meet
  • Registered a 9.875  on floor in the match-up against Arizona to win the event title
  • Claimed first on balance beam (9.850) against Maryland and Central Michigan to assist in the Buckeyes win
  • Led the Buckeyes on beam with a 9.825 to assist in the win against Penn State

Prior to Ohio State

  • Trained at Brestyan’s Gymnastics
  • Three-time Junior Olympic National qualifier
  • 2018 JO silver medalist on balance beam.
  • Claimed a silver medal in the all-around at regionals in 2018 after winning the all-around regional title in 2016 and 2017