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Kelsey Jones
Kelsey Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ada, Mich.

High School:
Forest Hills Northern

Height:
5-10

Position:
S

Club Team:
Far Out VBC


Career Statistics

2010 (Senior)
Played and started in 27 matches ... Led the Demon Deacons with 930 assists and turned in 57 kills with just nine errors ... Was second on the team with seven double-doubles on the year ... Became the only player in Wake Forest history to record more than 4,000 assists and 1,000 digs ... Ended her career ranked second in all-time assists (4,372) and sixth in all-time digs (1,066) ... Began the year with a 33-assist, eight dig performance in a 3-1 victory over Coastal Carolina on Aug. 27 to kick off the Deacon Invitational ... Dished out 30 assists and recorded eight digs against East Tennessee State on Aug. 28 ... Had a season-high 45 assists and four total blocks in a four-set loss to Georgia in the Deacon Invite title match on Aug. 28 ... Had a very solid showing at the Active Ankle Challenge in St. Louis en route to earning All-Tournament Team honors ... Started the weekend with her first double-double of the season (43 assists; 15 digs) in a four-set victory over Iowa on Sept. 3 ... Had her second consecutive double-double with 36 assists and a season-high 17 digs against St. Louis on Sept. 4 ... Had 27 assists and seven digs against Creighton on Sept. 4 ... Was named Tournament MVP of the Black and Gold Challenge, leading the Deacs to a perfect 3-0 record ... Had her third 40+ assist performance of the season against West Virginia with 40 assists and 11 digs ... Recorded 36 assists and three block assists against Campbell on Sept. 11 ... Dished out 33 assists and had a season-high three kills against East Carolina on Sept. 11 ... Had 25 assists against Duke on Sept. 17 in the ACC opener and had a season-high 10 attempts ... Distributed 32 assists and tied a season-high with three kills in a victory over Charlotte on Sept. 21 ... Had a season-high four kills, while recording 38 assists and nine digs against Clemson on Sept. 24 ... Helped the Deacs to a sweep over Georgia Tech on Sept. 26 with 30 assists, six digs and a season-high five blocks ... Dished out 25 assists and had two total blocks against Virginia Tech on Oct. 15 ... Had a season-high 53 assists in a four-set win at Virginia on Oct. 17 to go along with 14 digs, recording her fourth double-double of the season in the process ... Turned in an outstanding performance in a win at No. 25 Florida State on Oct. 22 with 30 assists and seven digs while adding six kills and no errors on 10 attempts ... Had 28 assists and six digs at Miami on Oct. 24 ... Distributed 24 assists and had three digs vs. Georgia Tech on Oct. 29 ... Turned in a double-double performance with 42 assists and 16 digs vs. Clemson on Oct. 30 ... Was error-free on offense with seven kills on 10 attempts and had 31 assists at NC State on Nov. 4 ... Recorded a season-high 19 digs and dished out 48 assists at North Carolina on Nov. 5 ... Had 37 assists and 12 digs for her seventh double-double of the season vs. NC Central on Nov. 9 ... Tallied 34 assists and seven digs at Maryland on Nov. 12 ... Had 32 assists, eight digs and three kills at Boston College on Nov. 14 ... Dished out 42 assists vs. Virginia Tech on Nov. 18 ... Turned in 19 assists and seven digs vs. Virginia on Nov. 19 ... Nearly recorded a double-double in the season finale vs. Duke with 37 assists and nine digs in a win over the ACC Champion Blue Devils.

2009 (Junior)
Played in and started 28 of the 31 matches for the Deacons ... Was named to the ACC Volleyball All-Academic Team as well as the ACC Honor Roll ... Dished out a team-high 1,100 assists and led the team with 10.28 assists per set ... Was fifth on the team with 260 digs ... Had the highest hitting percentage at .273 (70k-16e-198a) ... Led the team with 14 double-doubles, including five straight from Nov. 6 - Nov. 20 ... Reached the 50-assist plateau five times, including twice against Maryland and once against Virginia Tech, Miami and North Carolina ... Played in the two of the three matches at the Deacon Invitational and notched a double-double in both ... Had 41 assists and 14 digs against Charlotte (Aug. 28) and recorded 42 assists and 11 digs against Furman (Aug. 29) ... Had 26 assists and eight digs against Western Michigan (Sept. 4) on the opening night of the WMU Invite ... Recorded her 30th career double-double with 33 assists and 10 digs against Dayton (Sept. 5) and closed the tournament with 30 assists and seven digs against Illinois St. (Sept. 5) ... Played in just one match at the Bash at the Boro (Sept. 11-12) as she rested a sore hip ... Recorded her fourth double-double of the season against Georgia Southern (Sept. 11), dishing out 44 assists and collecting 11 digs ... Played in all three matches of the Black & Gold Challenege (Sept. 18-19) and earned All-Tournament Team honors ... Had four kills and a career-best .667 hitting percentage with 20 assists against Duke (Sept. 18) ... Recorded her fifth double-double of the season against App. State (Sept. 19), dishing out 30 assists and collecting 11 digs ... Finished the tournament with 37 assists and seven digs in Wake's second win of the season against Liberty (Sept. 19) ... Recorded 48 assists, eight digs and tied her career-high with a pair of block solos in the win at Boston College (Sept. 24) ... Dished out 50 assists and had four kills in the four-set win at Maryland (Sept. 26) ... Recorded 51 assists and collected seven digs and three blocks in the win over Virginia Tech (Oct. 2) ... Notched her sixth double-double of the season against Virginia (Oct. 3), posted 45 assists and 11 digs to go along with three blocks ... Recorded her second-straight double-double with 43 assists and 13 digs against Miami (Oct. 8) ... Had four kills and 27 assists in the setback to Florida State (Oct. 9) ... Notched her fourth and fifth double-double in the last six matches against NC State (Oct. 16) and North Carolina (Oct. 18) ... Dished out 44 assists and had 17 digs in the win over the Wolfpack and then followed that performance by collecting a career-high 20 digs to go along with 40 assists against the Tar Heels ... Had 20 assists and three blocks in the loss at Georgia Tech (Oct. 23) ... Recorded 31 assists and had six digs to go along with two blocks in a three-set setback at Clemson (Oct. 24) ... Dished out 54 assists to go along with seven digs and an .800 hitting percentage on five attempts in the four-set win over Maryland (Oct. 30) ... Had 30 assists with three digs and a career-high tying two service aces in the sweep of Boston College (Oct. 31) ... Recorded her 10th and 11th double-doubles of the season against Miami (Nov. 6) and Florida State (Nov. 8) ... Dished out 50 assists and had 11 digs to go along with four kills and three total blocks against the Hurricanes ... Posted 47 assists and had 19 digs, which was one shy of her career-high against FSU ... Tallied 43 assists and 11 digs for her third consecutive double-double against Virginia (Nov. 13) ... Had 42 assists and 11 digs against Virginia Tech on Nov. 14, notching her fourth consecutive and 13th double-double of the season ... Turned in one of her best performances of the season in a five-set triumph over North Carolina (Nov. 20) ... Recorded season highs with 55 assists and five block assists in addition to 19 digs against the Tar Heels, giving Jones her fifth straight double-double and the 14th of the season ... In the season finale at Duke (Nov. 24), dished out 46 assists, collected four digs, tied a career-best with two aces and tied a season-high with five block assists.

2008 (Sophomore)
Was one of just three players to play in all 117 sets and started all 32 matches ... Recorded a team-high 1,273 assists on the year which is the seventh-highest total for a single-season in school-history ... Finished second in the ACC with 10.88 assists per set and her 1,273 assists were the third-most in the conference ... Was third on the team with 305 digs for an average of 2.61 digs per set ... Had a total of 60 blocks and 59 kills on the year ... Notched a team-best 14 double-doubles ... Recorded 40 or more assists 15 times and eclipsed the 50-assist mark five times ... Named MVP of the Black & Gold Challenge (Sept. 12-13) ... Earned ACC Player of the Week honors on Sept. 15 for her efforts at the Black & Gold Challenge ... Opened the season strong with a total of 100 assists, 26 digs and 10 kills in the three matches at the Deacon Invitational (Aug. 29-30) ... Recorded a then season-high 48 assists and 16 digs, which was her second double-double of the season, in a four-set loss to Louisville at the Adidas Classic (Sept. 5) ... Notched a third-straight double-double with 23 assists and 10 digs against Indiana (Sept. 5) ... Closed the tournament with 37 assists, seven digs and her first two service aces of the year against Valparaiso (Sept. 6) ... Was dominating at the Black & Gold Challenge (Sept. 12-13), dishing out a total of 127 assists in the three matches ... In the five-set win over Western Michigan (Sept. 12), the Ada, Mich., native dished out a career-high 53 assists and collected 13 digs for her fourth double-double of the season ... Followed that with 32 assists against East Carolina (Sept. 13) and 42 assists against Delaware (Sept. 13) to take home MVP honors ... Had back-to-back double-doubles to start the Appalachian State Invitational (Sept. 19-20), totaling 48 assists and 19 digs in the win over App. St. (Sept. 19) and 41 assists and 17 digs in the three-set sweep of Charlotte (Sept. 20) ... Also collected a total of six blocks in the two matches ... Closed the tournament with 33 assists, five digs and two kills against NC A&T (Sept. 20) ... Started a stretch of four-straight double-doubles with 52 assists and 16 digs in the ACC-opener against Florida State (Sept. 25) ... Notched 36 assists and 10 digs in a sweep of Miami (Sept. 26) and then had 45 assists and 19 digs in a thrilling five-set win over Duke (Sept. 30) ... Finished the run with 45 assists, 10 digs and two kills in a win over NC State (Oct. 3) ... Continued the win-streak with 38 assists and four digs in a sweep of eventual ACC Champion North Carolina (Oct. 4) ... Recorded a total of 62 assists and 12 digs in two matches at Clemson (Oct. 10) and Georgia Tech (Oct. 11) ... Notched double-doubles in two losses at Virginia Tech (Oct. 17) and Virginia (Oct 19) ... Had 44 assists and 13 digs against the Hokies and 47 assists and 16 digs against the Cavaliers ... Totaled 62 assists and 10 digs in a pair of three-set sweeps of Boston College (Oct. 24) and Maryland (Oct. 25) ... Had 31 assists and eight digs at Florida State (Oct. 31) ... Was just four kills shy of a triple-double against Miami (Nov. 2), recording 36 assists, 12 digs and six kills in the Deacons second three-set sweep of the Hurricanes on the season ... Eclipsed the 50-assist mark for the third time with 51 helpers and eight digs in a five-set loss to Georgia Tech (Nov. 7) ... Had four kills, 47 assists and six digs against Clemson (Nov. 8) ... Reached the 50-assist plateau for the second time in three matches against NC State (Nov. 12) ... Despite battling flu-like symptoms against the Wolfpack, Jones had 52 assists, four kills and three digs ... Notched five kills, 30 assists and eight digs at North Carolina (Nov. 16) ... Had 45 assists and nine digs in a four-set win over Virginia Tech (Nov. 20) and tied a career-high with 53 assists against Virginia (Nov. 21) to go along with five digs, four kills and four blocks ... Closed the season with her 14th double-double of the season against Duke (Nov. 25), totaling 40 assists and 12 digs.

2007 (Freshman)
Appeared in 29 matches, making 26 starts at the setter position ... Saw action in a total of 99 sets ... Named to the ACC All-Freshman Team and to the ACC All-Academic Team ... Was one of only two student-athletes in the ACC to be named to both teams ... Named to the Dean's List and received the team's Rookie of the Year Award ... Led the team with 1,069 assists, for an average of 10.8 assists per set, which ranked her eighth in the ACC ... Had a set percentage of .356 ... Was second on the team in digs per set at 2.77 and third in total digs with 274 ... Was also third on the team in hitting percentage at .236 ... Ranked fifth on the team with 13 service aces as well as 58 total blocks ... Had a team-high 14 double-doubles and recorded 40 or more assists 10 times ... Eclipsed the 50-assist mark on three different occasions ... Saw significant action in the season-opening Best Western/Sycamore Inn Classic (Aug. 31-Sept. 1) ... Made collegiate debut against Pittsburgh (Aug. 31), dishing out 38 assists and posting a season-high two service aces in four sets ... Had 12 assists in just one set against Miami (OH) (Sept. 1) but closed the tournament with 33 assists, three kills and five digs against Michigan (Sept. 1) ... Had a remarkable .917 set percentage (33 assists on 36 attempts) against the Wolverines ... Played in two matches at the Black & Gold Challenge (Sept. 15-16), tallying a total of 59 assists, nine digs and a four kills in those two matches ... Appeared in two matches at the Univ. of Houston Tournament (Sept. 14-15), recording a combined 44 assists, nine digs and five kills in six total sets ... Had seven digs and 16 assists in two sets against Stephen F. Austin (Sept. 15) and 28 assists and four kills in four sets against host Houston (Sept. 15) ... Made ACC debut against Duke (Sept. 18), tallying 31 assists and five digs in three sets ... Also tied a season-best with two service aces against the Blue Devils ... Recorded first double-double of her career against Boston College (Sept. 21), notching 31 assists and 13 digs ... Also hit .444 with five kills and three blocks against the Eagles ... Had 36 assists and nine digs in a three-set win over Maryland (Sept. 22) ... Her 41 assists and 11 digs in three sets at Miami (Sept. 28) marked the start of eight straight double-doubles ... Had 40 or more assists six times during those eight matches ... Posted 46 assists, 17 digs and had a hitting percentage of .444 in five sets at Florida State (Sept. 30) ... Dished out 45 assists and posted 17 digs at North Carolina (Oct. 4) and two days later, tallied 38 assists and 10 digs in three sets at NC State (Oct. 6) ... Had a strong all-around performance against Clemson (Oct. 12), notching 48 assists, and 14 digs to go along with a .455 hitting percentage on five kills as well as posting five block assists ... Had season-highs of seven kills and a .583 hitting percentage in four sets against Georgia Tech (Oct. 13) ... Also posted 40 assists, 15 digs and a pair of block assists against the Yellow Jackets ... Posted her 10th double-double of the season against Boston College with 50 assists and 13 digs to go along with four block assists ... Totaled a combined 62 assists in back-to-back nights against Florida State (Nov. 2) and Miami (Nov. 3) ... Turned in a 43-assist, 5-kill performance in three sets at Clemson (Nov. 8) and amassed 34 assists and 11 digs one night later at Georgia Tech (Nov. 9) ... Played five sets against North Carolina (Nov. 14), notching a season-high seven block assists in addition to 58 assists and 14 digs ... Also had six kills on a season-best 16 attack attempts against the Tar Heels ... Turned in 13th double-double of the season against NC State (Nov. 16) after tallying 37 assists and 14 digs ... Registered first career block solo in addition to five kills in three sets against Virginia Tech (Nov. 21) ... Saved one of her best performances for the last match of the season against Virginia (Nov. 23), posting season-highs of 66 assists and 19 digs in five sets.

High School
Played with FaR Out Volleyball Club for past three years ... Helped FaR Out to a No. 5 final ranking at the 2006 nationals, earning first team all-tournament honors as a setter ... Was also named the Most Outstanding Setter at the NJC Tournament in Chicago in 2006 ... Previously played with Inside Out VBC and Settime VBC for one year each ... Three-time all-state honoree at Forest Hills Northern High School ... Helped FHN to a top five final ranking all four seasons, including a state runner-up finish in 2004-05 ... Michigan Miss Volleyball finalist in 2007 ... Named first team all-state as a senior and second team all-state as a sophomore and junior ... Three-time all-conference, all-district and all-region honoree ... Selected to PrepVolleyball.com's Top 150 Seniors list ... Earned first team all-state honors in tennis at No. 1 doubles in 2006, helping FHN to the state championship ... National Honor Society member.

Personal
Majoring in communication with a minor in sociology ... Born Aug. 22, 1989 ... Full name is Kelsey Corinne Jones ... Daughter of Stuart and Wendy Jones ... Father played football at Western Michigan ... Also recruited by Connecticut, Michigan, Penn, Villanova, Virginia and Yale ... Seven high school and club teammates are currently playing Division I college volleyball.

 

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