8 - Joshua Jones
Joshua Jones
Height: 6-7
Weight: 185
Year: So.
Hometown: Christmas, Fla.
Position: Middle Blocker
Previous School: East River HS
m 27
k/s 1.90
h % .335
a/s 0.04
b/s 1.06
sa/s 0.14
d/s 0.35

As a freshman (2012): Conference Carolinas Freshman of the Year…Played in 19 matches, including 17 starts…Averaged 1.81 kills per set, attacking at a .297 clip…Led the team with 75 blocks, averaging 1.07 per set…Posted at least eight kills and five blocks in seven matches…Recorded eight kills and nine blocks against Lindenwood (Jan. 21)…Season-high 11 blocks at Sacred Heart (Jan. 29)…Tallied at least seven kills in seven straight matches (Feb. 10 – Mar. 3)…Perfect 9-for-9 with nine kills on the attack at Barton (Feb. 5)…Posted 10 kills and a .474 hitting percentage against Pfeiffer (Feb. 18)…Notched a season-high 11 kills at Mount Olive (Mar. 3)…Tallied 10 kills against Mount Olive (Mar. 23).

High School: Graduated from East River High School in Orlando, Fla…Coached by coach Brennan Nelson…Member of school’s 2009 state championship team…First-team all-metro and second-team all-county in 2011.

Personal: Born on August 9, 1993 in Orlando, Fla…Son of Ernie and Barbara Jones…Has two brothers, Jonathan (23) and Matthew (20)...Jonathan attends Jacksonville University for football and baseball, while Matthew attends the University of Mount Union for football and track…Majoring in sports science with a minor in business administration…Plans to play professional beach volleyball, or to open a small business.

More about Joshua: Favorite midnight snack: Nachos…Favorite movie: “Happy Gilmore”…Favorite musical artist: Brantly Gilbert…Favorite song: “Country Must Be Country Wide”, by Brantley Gilbert…Favorite sports team: Florida State University Seminoles…Favorite athlete: Professional beach volleyball player Phil Dalhausser …Joshua can’t live a week without: His truck…Joshua’s most memorable moment in sports: Being 2009 state champions with a 30-0 record…Joshua’s advice to kids: “No goal is unattainable. It just depends on how hard you’re willing to work”…Favorite color: Blue…Favorite food: His mother’s cooking…Favorite sport other than volleyball: Football…People Joshua most admires: His parents…Best advice Joshua has ever been given: “Never give up”…What people don’t know about Joshua: He loves to fish and hunt…When Joshua was a kid, he tried to be like: His brother (star high school quarterback)…When people first meet Joshua, they think: He is tall.

Recent Games
Mar 28 at Lewis L, 3-0
Mar 30 at Ohio St. L, 3-1
Apr 2 King (Tenn.) W, 3-0
Apr 5 at Penn St. L, 3-0
Apr 6 Belmont Abbey W, 3-0
Apr 10 at Pfeiffer L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 27 13
Sets 96 51
Kills 182 103
Kills per set 1.90 2.02
Errors 61 28
Total Attacks 361 190
Hitting Percentage .335 .395
Assists 4 2
Assists per set 0.04 0.04
Service Aces 13 7
Service Errors 56 33
Service Aces per set 0.14 0.14
Reception Errors 2 2
Digs 34 17
Digs per set 0.35 0.33
Block Solo 16 11
Block Assist 86 45
Block Total 102 56
Blocks per set 1.06 1.10
Block Errors 3 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 254.0 143.5
Points per set 2.6 2.8
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 19 at Limestone W, 3-2 5 15 3 21 .571 1 0 3 0 5 2 5 0 7 0 19.5
Jan 23 at King (Tenn.) L, 3-2 5 9 6 21 .143 0 0 7 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Jan 25 at Barton W, 3-2 3 2 2 5 .000 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 3.5
Jan 26 at Mount Olive L, 3-1 4 9 1 11 .727 0 0 3 0 1 3 3 0 6 0 13.5
Jan 31 Belmont Abbey W, 3-0 3 6 0 9 .667 0 2 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Feb 1 Limestone W, 3-1 4 10 1 20 .450 0 1 1 0 0 1 7 0 8 0 15.5
Feb 2 Coker W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 at Pfeiffer L, 3-0 3 2 2 9 .000 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 4.0
Feb 7 at NJIT W, 3-1 4 8 0 14 .571 0 1 2 0 1 2 8 0 10 0 15.0
Feb 10 at Saint Francis (PA) W, 3-1 4 8 4 17 .235 0 2 1 0 1 0 7 0 7 0 13.5
Feb 15 Washington Adventist W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 P.R.-Mayaguez W, 3-1 4 11 5 20 .300 1 2 2 0 2 0 5 0 5 0 15.5
Feb 22 Erskine W, 3-0 3 3 2 13 .077 0 0 1 0 2 2 2 0 4 0 6.0
Feb 23 at Belmont Abbey W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 Mount Olive L, 3-2 5 11 2 18 .500 0 1 4 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 13.5
Mar 2 at Coker L, 3-1 4 8 3 13 .385 0 1 1 0 4 0 5 0 5 0 11.5
Mar 4 Lourdes W, 3-0 3 7 0 12 .583 1 0 2 0 4 1 5 1 6 0 10.5
Mar 7 at Erskine L, 3-2 5 13 0 19 .684 0 0 2 1 0 1 5 0 6 0 16.5
Mar 8 Barton W, 3-0 3 9 1 11 .727 0 2 2 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 12.0
Mar 15 vs. Lindenwood L, 3-0 3 3 3 9 .000 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Mar 16 vs. Park L, 3-0 3 3 2 12 .083 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Mar 16 at Quincy W, 3-1 4 7 2 13 .385 0 0 4 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 9.0
Mar 19 Pfeiffer W, 3-1 4 6 5 20 .050 0 0 2 0 1 1 4 0 5 0 9.0
Mar 21 NJIT W, 3-2 5 8 3 18 .278 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Mar 23 at George Mason L, 3-0 3 2 1 6 .167 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 4.5
Mar 28 at Lewis L, 3-0 3 4 3 9 .111 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 1 4 0 6.0
Mar 30 at Ohio St. L, 3-1 4 10 6 19 .211 0 0 2 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 12.0
Apr 2 King (Tenn.) W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 at Penn St. L, 3-0 1 0 3 4 -.750 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Apr 6 Belmont Abbey W, 3-0 1 0 1 4 -.250 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Apr 10 at Pfeiffer L, 3-0 3 8 0 14 .571 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 8.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 27 96 182 1.90 61 361 .335 4 0.04 13 0.14 34 0.35 16 86 102 1.06 254.0 2.6
Conference 13 51 103 2.02 28 190 .395 2 0.04 7 0.14 17 0.33 11 45 56 1.10 143.5 2.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 10 35 71 2.03 20 145 .352 2 0.06 9 0.26 15 0.43 5 33 38 1.09 101.5 2.9
Away 15 55 105 1.91 36 195 .354 2 0.04 4 0.07 17 0.31 11 53 64 1.16 146.5 2.7
Neutral 2 6 6 1.00 5 21 .048 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 0.33 0 0 0 0.00 6.0 1.0

Wins 14 50 100 2.00 29 197 .360 4 0.08 11 0.22 23 0.46 11 53 64 1.28 148.5 3.0
Losses 13 46 82 1.78 32 164 .305 0 0.00 2 0.04 11 0.24 5 33 38 0.83 105.5 2.3