Ranks second in Illinois history in games played (253) and runs scored (118), hits (227)
Named Third Team All-Big Ten in 2004.
Hit her second career home run in Illinois' 7-2 victory over LSU. Jones was 2-for-3 with three RBI and a run in that game.
Went 6-for-7 against Purdue with two RBI and a triple.
Named to the 2003 NCAA All-Regional team after hitting .417 (5-for-12).
Hit .539 (7-for-13) vs. Indiana and Purdue.
Started all 57 games in 2003 and all but one game in the last 3 years. Tied for the team lead with three triples. Went 4-for-4 with four runs scored and three RBI in DH sweep of Valpo Ranks second in school history in runs (102) steals (39) and hits (177) All-time leader in career sacrifice hits (23) Named to All-NCAA Regional Tournament team after batting .417 (5-for-12) with three RBI and one run scored. Delivered three-run single in win over Georgia Tech in NCAA Tournament Had three-run triple vs. Penn St. on April 5. Hit three-run home run vs. Michigan State in the Big Ten Tournament.
Won Illinois Gold Glove Award Led all Big Ten third basemen with a .980 fielding percentage Named to the CoSIDA/Verizon Academic All-District Team Led Illinois in stolen bases for the second year in a row with 18 stolen bases in 21 attempts. Ranked third on the team with a .292 average Was 4-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored in regular season finale with Purdue Had a career-best three RBI vs. Charleston Southern on March 22 Had a ten-game hitting streak from April 6-19 Ranks second on team with 10 multi-hit games.
Named Third-Team All-Big Ten Started every game but one for Illini at third base Only left-handed hitter in Illinois line-up Named to all-tournament Team at Winthrop Invitational Slapped an infield single to help Illini win 15-inning game vs. Minnesota, 2-1, on April 21 Led the Illini in stolen bases with 17 out of 22 attempts Had team-high 18 multiple hit games Scored three of the four runs for Illini in both shutout victories against No. 12 Iowa Went 3-for-7 with two RBI and four runs scored at Indiana State Ranked second in the Big Ten in hits (67) and runs scored (37), while ranking seventh in stolen bases (17).
2000 and 1999 Sunny Hills MVP North/South All-Star as well as American/National All-Star First-team all-league four consecutive years Lettered in basketball and volleyball Played for Orange County Batbusters, who finished in second place at 2000 Gold Nationals and fourth place in 1999 Gold Nationals Batted .365 in 1999 High school coach was Kathy Bevill Club coach was Gary Haning.
Born Feb. 25, 1982 Parents are Danny and Patty Jones Minds in Motion Scholar Athlete Voted most athletic girl in high school Graduated with high honors President of the Spirit Club Enjoys the outdoors, reading, dancing, fitness, health and wellness. Majoring in kinesiology with a coorelate in business administration and sports management Pursuing a career in fitness and nutrition. Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society George Huff Award Winner CoSIDA/Verizon Academic Award Yosemite camp counselor, lifeguard, and ski boat driver. 2002-03 Health Advocate.