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Travis Jones
Travis Jones

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Stone Mountain, Ga.

High School:
Lake City CC (Fla.)

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 190

Position:
INF

Bats-Throws:
R-R


Travis Jones Career Stats

2007 - 2007 MLB Draft Selection (7th round/Atlanta Braves) ... Played 66 games, hit .318 (83-for-261) with 14 doubles, two triples, 18 homers and 68 RBI as well as 13 stolen bases Earned first team All-SEC honors at second base ... Picked up two hits with two RBI in 5-3 win over Florida at SEC Tournament (5/25) ... Tallied two hits with a run in 4-3 win over Florida at SEC Tournament (5/23) ... 3-for-4 with a team-high four runs scored, a pair of home runs and six RBI in 13-3 win over Georgia (5/17) ... Hit a two-run homer in 7-1 win over Tennessee (5/11) ... SEC Player of the Week for a second time after going 8-for-13 (.571) with two HR and seven RBI in Kentucky series ... 1-for-5 with a home run, two runs and three RBI in 13-6 win over Kentucky (5/6) ... 4-for-5 with a home run, double two RBI and three runs in 8-1 win over Kentucky (5/4) ... 3-for-5 with a home run, two runs and three RBI in 11-10 loss at Alabama (4/29) ... Collected three hits and three RBI in 14-5 loss at Clemson (4/25) ... Hit a solo home run in 4-2 win over Clemson (4/18) ... Three-run homer and four RBI with a pair of hits in 18-4 win over Auburn (4/15) ... Three-run homer and four RBI in 10-1 win over Auburn (4/14) ... National and SEC Player of the Week following 9-for-12 series at Florida with 5 home runs and 11 RBI ... 4-for-5 with a three-run homer that tied the game with one out in the ninth inning as SC rallied for 8-6 win at Florida (4/8) ... Hit a home run in 9-8 loss at Florida (4/7) ... Tallied second two-homer game of the year in 12-2 win over Florida (4/6) ... 2-for-3 with a double, two runs and two RBI in 10-0 win over Furman (4/4) ... 2-for-4 with four RBI and a pair of home runs in 10-6 win over Elon (3/27) ... 2-for-4 with two RBI and a triple in 9-4 win over Brown (3/11) ... 2-for-3 with a run and two RBI in 5-1 win over Eastern Michigan (2/24) ... 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored in 9-2 win over Richmond (2/17) ... 3-for-5 performance with two runs in 9-8 win over UNC Wilmington (2/11) ... Homered in 12-0 win over Western Kentucky (2/10).

JUNIOR COLLEGE - Played for Lake City CC and coach Tom Clark ... Earned 2006 FCCAA All-State honors and was named to the NJCAA Region VIII second team ... Also earned 2006 Mid Florida All-Conference honors ... Batted .358 (77-for-215) with six HR and 42 RBI as well as 17 doubles and 21 stolen bases ... Selected in the 2005 MLB Draft by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 40th round.

HIGH SCHOOL - Played for Redan High School under coach Marvin Pruitt ... Also lettered in basketball and football.

PERSONAL- Born Travis Antavious Jones on 11/10/85 ... Parents are James and Letricia ... Chose Carolina because "It's a great program, great coaches, great players, a perfect fit" ... Hobbies are working out, hanging out with friends and swimming ... Favorite athlete is Miguel Tejada ... Lists mother as biggest influence on his career ... Favorite food is chicken.