Position
Butterfly/individual Medley
Height
5'11
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Bryan, Texas
High School
Bryan HS

School Record: 200 butterfly
2016 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

SENIOR SEASON (2018-19)
Began the season with two second place finishes against UCONN and Navy in the 100 and 200 Yard Butterfly with times of 49.44 and 1:51.39, respectively … Took second place in the 100-Yard Butterfly against Florida with a time of 50.78 … Finished in sixth place against Kentucky in the 200-Yard Butterfly with a time of 1:54.93 … In the Art Adamson Invitational, touched the wall in 1:44.43 in the 200-Yard Butterfly to finish second … Took third against Incarnate Word and Delta State in the 100-Yard Butterfly with a time of 49.96 … Against Texas A&M, finished in fourth place in the 200-Yard Butterfly with a time of 1:50.51 … At the 2019 SEC Championships, touched the wall in 1:44.97 to finish 12th in the 200-Yard Butterfly.

JUNIOR SEASON (2017-18)
Swam the butterfly leg of the 200 yard medley relay team that took silver against Loyola … Finished sixth in the 200 fly against Pittsburgh and Virginia … Touched the wall second in the 200 fly against SMU … Earned three second swims at the Art Adamson Invitational … Reached the ‘A’ Final of the 200 fly and finished seventh overall … Also won the ‘C’ Final of the 100 fly and finished second in the ‘D’ Final of the 200 IM … Captured 5th in the 100 and 200 fly against Georgia … Finished 4th in both the 100 and 200 fly against Texas A&M … Broke the school record in the 200 fly at the SEC Championships, swimming a 1:42.84 in the ‘A’ final to finish T-5th overall … Also finished 12th overall in the 100 fly, setting a new personal-best of 46.69 seconds and jumped to sixth on the all-time list in the process … Finished 35th overall in the 200 IM with a 1:48.12, the 10th fastest time in school history … Bettered his 200 fly school record at the Texas A&M Last Chance Meet, swimming a 1:42.74 … Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2016-2017)
Swam the third leg of the fifth place team in the 200 medley relay against Auburn … Also took sixth place in the 200 and 100 butterfly … Placed seventeenth in the 200 IM in the Art Adamson Invitational … Swam the third leg of the sixth place team in the 400 medley relay … Also claimed fourth place in the 200 medley relay … Touched the wall ninth in the 100 butterfly … Also garnered second place in the 200 butterfly … Swam the third leg of the fourth place team in the 400 medley relay against Alabama … Finished third overall in the 200 butterfly … Also came in sixth place in the 100 butterfly … Swam the third leg of the 200 medley relay to help the squad place fourth against Texas A&M … Collected sixth place in the 200 butterfly … Also finished in eighth place in the 100 butterfly … Claimed sixteenth place in the 200 butterfly in the SEC Championships.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015-16)
Finished 18th overall in the 200 fly at SEC Championships for the fourth-fastest time in school history … Also earned a spot on the top times list with the 10th-fastest 100 fly mark … Finished fifth in the 100 fly against Texas A&M … Touched the wall second in the 200 fly against Missouri … Secured fourth overall in the 200 fly against Kentucky and Virginia Tech … Earned a third place finish overall in the 200 fly at the Texas A&M Invite … Finished seventh in the ‘C’ final of the 100 fly at midseason … Earned his first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Swam the fly events and lettered all four years at Bryan High School … Won the state championship in the 100 fly his junior and senior year … Also won the 200 IM his senior year … Coached by Gina Rodriguez and Jessica Bailey.

PERSONAL
Born October 24, 1996 … Parents are Walter and Jodi Jones … Has one sister – Mackenzie … Majoring in kinesiology.

Jones’ Top Times
200 fly – 1.42.74 2018 Texas A&M Last Chance Meet
100 fly – 46.69 2018 SEC Championships
200 IM – 1.48.12 2018 SEC Championships
50 free – 22.40 2018 Texas A&M Last Chance Meet

Jones’ Top 2017-18 Times
50 free – 22.40 Texas A&M Last Chance Meet
100 fly – 46.69 SEC Championships
200 fly – 1:42.74 Texas A&M Last Chance Meet
200 IM – 1:48.12 SEC Championships

 

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