Hometown: Doyletown, Ohio
Previous School: College of Central Florida
Major: Sport Management
As a Senior: Daktronic NCAA All-American Honorable Mention…ABCA/Rawlings First-Team All-South Region…South Region Gold Glove Team…First team All-SSC selection…Led the Spartans in hits (61), games with multiple-hits (19), RBI (47), games with multiple-RBI (14), doubles (14), total bases (90), HBP (13) and fielding percentage (1.000)…Finished year with second highest batting average among Spartans at .353…Started Senior campaign strongly with five hits and five RBI in a three-game series against Bentley (2/03-2/05)…Continued to hit well in the very next game against Georgia College (2/10), going 3-for-5 with a double, two RBI and also recording three runs…Began a 10-game hitting streak (2/17-3/05), his longest of the year, in a double-header against Stillman (2/17) where he went 5-for-9 while notching two doubles, two RBI, and contributing three runs…During his 10-game hitting streak, Jones had six games with multiple-hits and four games with multiple-RBI…Hit his first home run of the year, a solo-shot against Seton Hill (3/04), going 3-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored…Had a career-high and team-high five hits against St. Joseph’s (3/05), where he went 5-for-5 with a double, four RBI and two runs scored…His batting averaged reached its peak, an impressive .446 after his 5-for-5 performance, which was also the end of his 10-game hitting streak… Had a huge series against St. Leo (3/23-3/24) with three consecutive multi-hit games, where he went 7-for-12 (.583), with eight RBI, three runs scored, two doubles and a home run…Went 3-for-4 against Barry (4/06), while recording two runs, two RBI, a HBP, a double and home run…Also hit a home run against Embry Riddle, with a 3-for-4 effort which included two runs scored, a RBI and a stolen base…Knocked in four RBI in a two-game series against Palm Beach Atlantic (4/20-4/21)…Hit his fifth home run of the 2012 campaign against Nova Southeastern (5/05) while scoring two runs, knocking in two RBI in his 3-for-4 effort at the plate…Started both games in NCAA South Regional (5/17-5/18)… SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll
As a Junior: First-team all-SSC…NCBWA second-team all-South Region…Daktronics second-team all-South Region…Played in 51 games for UT, starting in 49 contests…Held a team-high six home runs, 15 doubles, 43 RBI, .385 batting average and .603 slugging percentage…First hit as a Spartan came against Lander (2/11)…Hit first home run and double at UT against Grand Valley State (2/12)…Had a two homer performance against Eckerd (5/8), while tallying four RBI...Hit safely in 41 games, including hit streaks of 11 and 16 games…Recorded a hit in 27 of 28 straight contests…Had three hits and three RBI, including two doubles against Rollins (4/9)…Collected three hits in games against Stillman (2/19), Seton Hill (3/6), Wayne State (3/15), Florida Tech (3/26) and Palm Beach Atlantic (4/29).
As a Sophomore (CCF): Played 46 games for the Patriots while posting .440 batting average…Registered 79 hits including 17 doubles and 14 home runs…Scored 53 times while driving in 58.
As a Freshman (CCF): Attended College of Central Florida where he played in 49 games…Tallied a .300 batting average in 190 at bats…Recorded 57 hits throughout the season including 12 doubles and a triple…Registered 56 RBI.
High School: Attended Wadsworth High School where he played under coach Bill Goddard…Also played football where he posted a school record 2,300 rushing yards his senior season…Earned first-team all-region.
Personal: Has five siblings…Son of Todd and Laurie Jones…Sport management major…Birthdate: 8/29/89.