ARK ST W Volleyball BIO
Share |
Drew Jones
Player Profile:
Drew Jones 1832344
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fort Smith, Ark.
High School: Southside High School
Experience: 4 Letters

SENIOR SEASON (2017): Appeared and started in 32 matches with 116 sets played ... First-Team All-Sun Belt Conference selection at outside hitter ... second on the team and fifth in the league in kills per set at 3.34 ... totaled 388 kills on the year, second most on the team and was tied for second on the team in service aces with 21 ... hit .212 on the season and had 1,191 attempts ... named the Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week during week four of season ... earned All-Tournament accolades at the A-State Invitational and the Rice adidas Invitational II ... contributed 275 digs, third most on team, and 57 blocks on defensive side of the net ... led team with 13 double-doubles, all in kills and digs ... handed out 35 assists ... set career-high in blocks with six twice (vs. UCF Sept. 8 and against App State Sept. 23) ... notched her 1,000th career kill at Troy Oct. 20 ... set season high in kills with 19 twice (at Little Rock Nov. 10 and vs. Coastal Carolina Nov. 19 in SBC Tournament semifinals) ... season-best .483 hitting percentage at Troy Oct. 20 ... posted a season-best 15 digs vs. ULL Oct. 15 and had season-best two aces on four different occasions.

JUNIOR SEASON (2016): Competed in 14 matches with four starts in injury-plagued season ... tallied 81 kills for a 3.00 per set average on a .222 attacking percentage ... accumulated 53 digs, five blocks, four service aces, and four assists on the year ... tied career high with 20 kills against TCU Aug. 27 and also added 10 digs for only double-double of season ... earned all-tournament honors at TCU Invitational after registering 44 kills (4.00 per set) with 20 digs ... injured leg Sept. 2 and didn't return until Oct. 1 ... named to SBC Commissioner's List.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015): Played in all of the team's 106 sets with starts in all 30 matches ... second on the team in kills with 340 for a 3.21 per set mark on a .184 attacking percentage ... totaled 1,169 attempts on the season to lead team ... had the most service aces on the team with 36 against 17 service errors ... also tallied third-most digs on the squad with 239 (2.25 per set) ... recorded 47 blocks and 26 assists ... second on the team in double-doubles with six and all of them featured double-digit kills and digs ... 3.21 kills per set ranked fifth in the SBC, while her 0.34 service aces per set mark ranked in a tie for third in the league ... named MVP of the Redhawks Invitational ... set career highs in digs with 17 at Little Rock Oct. 7 and had four aces against Little Rock Oct. 7 and UT Arlington Sept. 25 ... registered season high in kills twice (at Little Rock Oct. 7 and at Troy Sept. 19) ... earned a spot on the SBC Commissioner's List.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): Played in all 31 matches and 113 of team's 114 sets ... had the second-most kills on the team with 298 (2.64 per set) on a .219 attacking percentage ... won the Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Week award twice ... earned her first-career all-tournament accolades at the University of Memphis Invitational ... recorded 49 blocks, including 12 block solos on the year ... also added 89 digs and five service aces on the year ... registered a double-double with 14 kills and 12 digs against Memphis Sept. 6 ... tallied a season-high 20 kills against Appalachian State Oct. 24 ... hit a season-high .571 against Georgia State Oct. 10 ... had season-best 15 digs against South Alabama Sept. 27 and had five blocks in two different contests.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter for the Confederettes of Southside High School in Fort Smith, Ark. ... three-time All-Conference and All-State player and was named 7A State Tournament MVP as a senior after leading Southside to a 34-3 record and 7A State Championship ... registered 388 kills on an attack percentage of .431, 151 blocks and 23 service aces during senior season ... named All-Arkansas Prep Volleyball Player of the Year ... awarded 2013 Gatorade Arkansas Volleyball Player of the Year ... earned a spot on the 2013 All-American team and was only player from Arkansas to be listed on the team of the top 150 players in the nation ... member of National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... made the Honor Roll and won the All A's Award ... Arkansas Scholar ... also participated in basketball and track and field.

PERSONAL: Born June 22, 1996 ... daughter of Dan and Casey Jones ... volunteered at Special Olympics, as math tutor, and as youth basketball and volleyball camp counselor ... majoring in accounting and finance ... enjoys watching Netflix, reading, eating, and sleeping.

W Volleyball Videos:
W Volleyball Photos:
Follow Us - Twitter
Follow Us - Facebook