Long Beach State (2009): Started all 47 games played on the year for Long Beach State ... Missed some time with a concussion late in the year ... Played primarily in the outfield .... Led team with 40 runs scored ... Was fifth on the team with a .307 batting average ... Third on the team in hitting in Big West play at .304 ... 15-of-19 on stolen base attempts during the year, and swiped nine bags in league ... Tied for the team's longest hitting streak at 12 games from March 15 to April 5 ... Had a hit in 15 of the teams final 18 games, including an additional seven-game hitting streak ... Made three hits in a game a team-high six times, part of 12 multi-hit games ... Made only one error on the year ... Drove in three runs at Loyola Marymount with two doubles (2/25) ... Went 3-for-5 with a double , two RBI and three runs scored in a 17-3 win over San Diego (3/10) ... Started his 12 game hitting streak with two hits and two runs against Loyola Marymount (3/15) ... Scored three runs twice in the UNLV series (3/27, 3/29) ... Had six hits and scored five runs in a two game road trip to Santa Clara and Cal (3/31, 4/1) ... Had three hits with a double at Pacific (4/25) ... Stole a season-high two bases against UC Davis (5/1) ... Went 3-for-3 with two singles and triple and a hit by pitch to reach safely four times in the season finale against Cal State Fullerton (5/24).
(2008): Honorable mention All-Big West as a freshman ... Second on the team with a .343 batting average ... Also second on the team with a .429 on-base percentage ... Played 35 games batting leadoff ... finished with six stolen bases, third on the team ... Played in 45 games, starting 43, all in the outfield ... Posted a 13-game hitting streak, second longest of the year (3/14-3/31) ... Had 17 multi-hit games, including a season-high three four times ... picked up his lone triple against USC (3/15) ... Was a perfect 2-for-2 with three runs scored against UCLA (3/21) ... Picked up his first three-hit game the next day, going 3-for-4 (3/22) ... Had a huge series against UC Santa Barbara in May ... Hit .538 (7-for-13) with four runs scored ... Drove in three runs against Cal State Fullerton (5/24) ... Stole two bases against California in the Regionals (5/31).
High School: Four-year letterman in baseball at Vanden HS in Fairfield... Three-time named All-Capital Valley League and twice named all-county... Named a pre-season All-American in 2007 and batted .437 his senior season after batting .316 as a junior... Led the CVL in hitting with a .446 average as a sophomore... Team was section champions his junior season in 2006.
Personal: Son of Laverne Jones ... His uncle is Desmond Howard, a Heisman Trophy winner at Michigan and who was a first round pick of the Redskins and played nine years in the NFL ... Also has a brother, Juliene and a sister, Isabella ... Major is Recreation.
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