17 - Emily Jones
Emily Jones
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Leonardtown, Md.
High School: Leonardtown HS
Position: MF

As a sophomore (2010): Appeared and started in 20 matches…Tied for fourth on the team in goals (four)…Sixth in assists (four) and points (12)…Scored a goal against Mars Hill (Sep. 8)…Had a goal and an assist at Montreat (Sep. 29)…Scored in back-to-back matches at Queens (Oct. 9) and Wingate (Oct. 12)…Notched the match-winner against Queens…Season-high two assists against Coker (Oct. 30).

As a freshman (2009): Appeared in 19 matches, including 17 starts…Tied for third on the team in goals (three)…Fifth in points (seven)…First collegiate assist against Erskine (Sep. 12)…Scored her first career goal against Ferrum (Sep. 22)…Notched a goal against St. Andrews (Oct. 3)…Scored a goal against Queens (Oct. 26).

High School: Graduated from Leonardtown High School in Leonardtown, Md…Coached by Jennifer Henderson…Member of 2008 state champion team, of which she was a captain…Recipient of the Coaches’ Award in 2007…Basketball Highest Scorer and Coaches’ Award in 2009…Basketball Best Defensive Player in 2008…Played club soccer for Southern Maryland FC Alliance…Coached by Adam Ritchie.

Personal: Born on May 12, 1991 in Canada...Daughter of Ken and Heather Jones…Has one brother, Andrew…Majoring in pre-professional biology with a minor in psychology…Plans to attend graduate school…Member of the dean’s list…Community service while at LMC includes volunteering at an area nursing home.

More about Emily: Favorite book: “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”…Favorite midnight snack: Chocolate…Favorite movie: “Baby Mama”…Favorite musical artist: Lady Antebellum…Favorite song: “Halo” by Beyonce…Favorite sports teams: Phoenix Suns and University of Connecticut women’s basketball…Favorite athletes: Steve Nash of the Phoenix Suns, Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx, and professional volleyball player Misty May…Emily’s advice to kids: “Work hard, play harder”…Favorite color: Yellow…Favorite food: Subway…Favorite sport other than soccer: Basketball…People Emily most admires: Her parents…Best advice Emily has ever been given: “Be nice”…What people don’t know about Emily: She’s Canadian…When Emily was a kid, she tried to be like: One of the guys…When people first meet Emily, they think: She’s quiet.