Navy trails 12th-place Western Kentucky by just three strokes.
Jones' Resume 2011 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
2010-11 (Jr.) -- Posted a 79.6 stroke average among the four tournaments in which he played ... placed 49th at the Navy Fall Classic where he shot a 12-over par 154 ... followed up with a 19th-place effort at the rain-shortened Service Academy Classic where he was 9-over ... recorded a 26-over par 239 at the three-round Rutherford Intercollegiate where he finished 66th ... concluded the year at the Navy Spring Invitational where he placed 74th with a 21-over par 163.
2009-10 (So.) -- Played in seven of the Mids' nine tournaments, including all five during the fall season ... produced a 78.6 stroke average for the year ... opened up with a 36th-place finish, as he anchored the Navy Gold squad to a 12th-place finish at the Navy Fall Classic ... turned in a team-low 7-over par 149 ... went on to place 21st at the Rehoboth Beach Fall Invitational where he carded a 10-over par 152 ... finished just outside of the top 10 at the Service Academy Classic ... produced a three-round, 54-hole 11-over par 227 at The Courses at Andrews Air Force Base ... shot a 13-over par 155 at the Philadelphia Big 5 to finish 44th, while his 19-over par 163 at the Lincoln Mercury Intercollegiate put him in 38th place ... paired up with Peter Reilly to defeat Army's Mark Garrison and Eric Park in doubles action in the annual Army-Navy Star Match ... placed 79th at the Charleston Shootout with a three-round, 34-over par 250 ... closed out the spring season with a 19-over par 161 at the Navy Spring Invitational where he finished 67th.
2008-09 (Fr.) -- In his rookie campaign, turned in a 78.6 stroke average among the four events in which he competed ... produced a 77.4 stroke average during the fall season, competing in a pair of tournaments ... placed eighth at the Navy Fall Classic in what was his first collegiate appearance ... recorded a 2-over par 144 that featured a 2-under par 70 in the opening round of play ... finished 53rd at the season-ending Columbia Invitational where he posted a 30-over par 243 ... struggled early in the spring where he placed 91st at the George Washington Invite (+23, 167) ... followed up with an 11-over par 153 at the Navy Spring Invitational where he finished 37th.
More on Jones -- A 2008 graduate of Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., Jones led his prep team to the 2007 Little Rock 5A Conference High School Championship ... a two-time (2006-07) all-conference performer, who placed among the top 20 four times in 2008 playing amongst the American Junior Golf Association ... member of the National Honor Society ... majoring in English ... earned a spot on the Commandant's List last spring after turning in his best grades since coming to the Academy, a 3.24 grade-point average ... son of John and Julie Jones ... father was a standout baseball player at Vanderbilt.