About Jones... An All-ACC Candidate ... comes into his senior season healthier than ever ... has missed a lot of time in his college career due to injury ... capable of playing at a very high level ... an incredible athlete who wins most physical battles ... excellent in the air and quick into the tackle ... dominates the one-on-one duel ... proven to be an offensive threat in the penalty area.
In 2002... Played in 17 games and made seven starts plagued by a leg injury in the early stages in the preseason and the first half of the regular season as a result, he did not get into the starting lineup until the 11th game of the season against South Carolina in mid-October had two assists on the year including one against William & Mary and Clemson.
In 2001... Started the first 10 games of the season before suffering a foot injury was sidelined for the next seven contests returned in time for the ACC Tournament, but in a limited role only made one more start for the remainder of the season had one assist at Maryland.
In 2000... Saw action in 17 games and had 14 starting assignments ... started the teams final 12 games ... scored the game-tying goal against South Carolina on a header following a corner kick ... scored the only goal of the game against George Mason on October 18.
Background... A member of the Region I ODP Team ... on the adidas ESP Team ... a member of the Under 20 National Team Pool ... was a member of the Under 17 National Team Pool ... member of the Braddock Road team that won the youth national championship ... chosen as the Virginia High School Player of the Year in 2000 ... was an all-state selection in 1999 and 2000.
Personal... Health and Exercise Science major ... chose Wake Forest over North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Connecticut ... former teammates in the college ranks include Abe Thompson (Maryland) and David Stokes (North Carolina) ... the son of Keith and Sheila Jones of Fredericksburg, VA ... born 1/30/82 in Fredericksburg, VA.
Year GP/GS Sh G A Pts GWG 2000 17/14 9 2 0 4 1 2001 14/11 4 0 1 1 0 2002 17/7 2 0 2 2 0 Totals 48/32 15 2 3 7 1