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John Jones
John  Jones

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Orlando, Fla.

High School:
State College of Florida

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 200

Position:
C

Experience:
1L

Major:
Retail Management

06/29/2016

South Carolina Posts 113 on 2016 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Gamecocks post over 100 for the 10th-straight year on the spring listing

06/29/2016

South Carolina Posts 113 on 2016 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Gamecocks post over 100 for the 10th-straight year on the spring listing

05/20/2017

South Carolina vs. Georgia (May 20, 2017)

South Carolina vs. Georgia (May 20, 2017)

02/27/2016

South Carolina vs. Penn State 2/27/2016

South Carolina vs. Penn State 2/27/2016

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AWARDS/HONORS
  • 2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2017 (JUNIOR)

  • Played in 22 games with 12 starts, hit .093 (4-for-43) with a run scored, a double, a homer and three RBIs
  • Two-run homer in 9-4 loss to Kentucky (4/30)
  • Hit by a pitch in pinch-hitting appearance in 3-2 win vs. Davidson (4/18)
  • Walked in pinch-hitting appearance in 20-5 loss to North Carolina (4/11)


2016 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Played in 60 games with 55 starts, hit .269 (57-for-212) with 36 runs scored, 11 doubles, seven homers and 49 RBI; .372 on-base percentage and a .420 slugging mark
  • Key pinch-hit two-run double in 10-5 win over UNCW (6/7)
  • 2-for-3 with four RBI in 9-7 win over Alabama (5/21)
  • Key two-run homer in 4-2 win over Alabama (5/20)
  • 2-for-5 with a RBI in 9-2 win over Missouri (4/24)
  • 2-for-5 with a double and a RBI in 8-5 win over Missouri (4/22)
  • 2-for-5 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored in 14-4 win at Furman (4/20)
  • 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored in 4-3 win over Tennessee (4/10)
  • 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in 6-3 loss at Vanderbilt (3/31)
  • 2-for-3 with a double and two walks in 5-1 win at Ole Miss (3/24)
  • SEC Player of the Week after batting .500 (7-for-14) with two homers, a double, five runs scored and five RBI in series sweep of Arkansas
  • 3-for-5 with a double, five RBI and a game-winning three-run homer in 8-6 win over Arkansas (3/20)
  • Two-run homer in 6-2 win vs. Arkansas (3/19)
  • 3-for-5 with a RBI and two runs scored in 10-6 win vs. Arkansas (3/18)
  • 2-for-5 with a run and two RBI in 12-6 win at USC Upstate (3/15)
  • 2-for-5 with a two-run homer in 5-4 win over Furman (3/9)
  • Doubled and scored two runs in 8-1 win vs. Clemson (3/4)
  • 2-for-4 with a double, run scored and a RBI in 6-3 win at The Citadel (3/1)
  • National Player of the Week and Co-SEC Player of the Week after reaching base in all 14 plate appearances and going 8-for-8 (1.000) with six walks, two homers and 10 RBI in Penn State series
  • 3-for-3 with a two-run single in 4-2 win over Penn State (2/28)
  • Tied single-game school record with four walks and hit a grand slam in 16-5 win over Penn State (2/27)
  • 4-for-4 with a homer and four RBI in 7-1 win over Penn State
  • 2-for-5 with three runs scored in 16-4 win over Winthrop (2/24)
  • Hit .600 (6-for-10) in first series vs. Albany with a double, homer, four runs scored and nine RBI
  • 2-for-4 with three RBI in 8-1 win over Albany (2/21)
  • 3-for-4 with a homer, three runs and three RBI in 6-2 win over Albany (2/20)
  • 1-for-2 with a run scored and a bases-clearing double for three RBI in 10-1 win over Albany (2/19)

JUNIOR COLLEGE

  • As a freshman in 2015 at State College of Florida, hit .340 (66-for-194) with 23 doubles, two homers, 30 runs and 37 RBI, also a .439 on-base percentage


HIGH SCHOOL

  • 2014 MLB Draft selection (39th round/Minnesota Twins)
  • Prepped at Orangewood Christian HS
  • As a senior in high school in 2014, rated as No. 193 best high school prospect in the nation by Perfect Game
  • As a senior in high school in 2014, rated as No. 25 best high school catcher in the nation by Perfect Game
  • As a senior in high school in 2014, rated as No. 38 best high school prospect in the state of Florida by Perfect Game
  • Played for Orlando Scorpions AAU team


PERSONAL

  • Born on October 9, 1995
  • Parents are Alan and Monica Jones
  • Major is retail management

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