Jodie received a full scholarship to the University of Tennessee at Martin after a successful junior tennis career in the UK. Jodie was the first player in the Ohio Valley Conference history to win both Freshman of the Year (2009) and Player of the Year (2012). She was also two-time All-OVC first team selection, capturing 111 combined victories while winning nearly 75 percent of her matchups against league rivals with a 50-17 record. She helped the Skyhawks to the 2011 regular season championship. Jodie graduated in 2012 and after her playing career, undertook a coaching career with the Skyhawks during 2015 and 2019. During this time she gained her Master of Science in Education.