20  Jonathan Jones
Jonathan Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Collierville, Tenn.

High School:
Collierville HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 187

Position:
RHP

Experience:
2L

Bats/Throws:
R/R


2010 (Sophomore)
Was 1-1 with a 7.16 ERA...Made 14 relief appearances...Fanned 12 in 16.1 innings...Was tagged with the loss in his first appearance of the season, but bounced back to hold opponents to just one earned run over his next eight innings of work (seven outings)...Fanned a season-high three batters in a pair of games versus Dallas Baptist (3/13/10) and South Alabama (3/16/10).

2009 (Freshman)
Worked into a valuable middle relief option...Was one of club's top three relievers...Posted a 1-2 record with a 5.33 ERA in 12 relief appearances...Struck out 22 in 27 innings of work...Held opponents to a .255 batting average...Logged 12.1 innings of work in C-USA play...Went 0-1 with 10 strikeouts and a 5.84 ERA in five outings...Primarily used as a late-inning reliever...Allowed one earned run on four hits in 1.1 innings in his first career appearance at Troy (2/28/09)...Put together one of his strongest outings of the season when he fanned four and held Ole Miss to just three hits in 4.2 innings (4/1/09)...Tossed two solid innings versus Indiana State to pick up first career win (3/13/09)...Had a career-high six strikeouts in 5.1 innings at Tulane (4/24/09).

Prep
Was a three-year letterwinner for head coach Jeff Hopkins at Collierville High School...Joined former Tigers Matt Yokley and Marc Ashley at Collierville as the Dragons claimed the 2005 District 15-AAA and Sectional titles, before playing to a third-place finish in the TSSAA Class AAA State Baseball Tournament...Was perfect in three pitching decisions with a 2.10 ERA and a save en route to guiding the Dragons to a 34-14 mark and the 2006 District 15-AAA and Regional championships...Helped CHS capture its second consecutive third-place showing in the TSSAA Class AAA State Baseball Tournament...Named to the TBCA Showcase's "Who Hot List" by Perfect Game...Played summer ball for Dulin's Dodgers and helped lead his 18-U squad to a World Series crown in the summer...Was instrumental in the championship run, pitching a complete-game victory in the semifinal round...Finished the Series with a 0.78 ERA...Came to CHS as a sophomore after a stellar freshman year at Jonesboro High School in Jonesboro, Ga., where he lettered one year...Helped guide JHS to a State playoff appearance...Posted an 0.27 ERA and hit .438 as a freshman dual-position standout at JHS.

Personal
Full name is Jonathan David Jones...Son of Kathleen and David Jones...Member of the honor roll and National Honor Society at Collierville High...Majoring in physical education teacher education.

Jones' Career Stats
Season ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO B/AVG
2008 Redshirted
2009 5.33 1-2 12 0 0 0/0 0 27.0 27 16 16 10 22 .255
2010 7.16 1-1 14 0 0 0/0 0 16.1 26 19 13 6 12 .356
Career 6.03 2-3 26 0 0 0/0 0 43.1 53 35 29 16 34 .296
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