NEVADA Projected to be the designated hitter for the Pack in his second season at Nevada but could also see time at first base ... Should hit in the middle of the lineup as he did his junior year.
2012 (Jr.): Missed numerous games in his first season as result of injury but did play in 39 games with 37 being starts ... Made 22 starts at first base and 15 at designated hitter ... Fifth on the team with a .299 average and 10 doubles was fourth ... Reached base in a team-high 26 consecutive games ... Tied for sixth on the team with 12 multiple hit games ... Seven-game hit streak tied for the fourth longest on the team ... Received first baseball letter.
PRIOR TO NEVADA Fresno City College: Earned two All-Northern California Section nods in two seasons under head coach Ron Scott. High School: A standout at Bullard High School in Fresno, Calif. ... County Metro Athletic Conference player of the year in 2008 ... Part of three consecutive CMAC championship teams from 2006-08 ... Played for head coach Chad Thornhill.
PERSONAL General studies major ... Son of Mike and Joanne Jones ... Likes to watch other sports and play video games in his free time ... Chose Nevada over UC Santa Barbara, Cal State Northridge and New Mexico State among others ... Lists his sports hero as Barry Bonds.
SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Hits: 4, at UNLV, Mar 04, 2012 Doubles: 1, 10 times Home runs: 1, at Seattle University, May 05, 2012 Total bases: 5, at Seattle University, May 05, 2012 RBI: 3, at Seattle University, May 06, 2012 Runs scored: 2, Pacific, Apr 24, 2012; UC Santa Barbara, Mar 09, 2012 Walks: 2, at Arkansas, Mar 21, 2012 Hit by pitch: 1, UC Santa Barbara, Mar 11, 2012; UC Irvine, Mar 17, 2012 ; Loyola Marymount, Mar 23, 2012 At bats: 5, 4 times Stolen bases: 1, at New Mexico, Feb 19, 2012 ; San Francisco St., Mar 07, 2012 Putouts: 15, at UNLV, Mar 04, 2012 ; UC Irvine, Mar 16, 2012 Assists: 2, at New Mexico, Feb 19, 2012