LSU Gold
Blytheville, Ark.
High School
Blytheville HS

(updated 4/27/05)

2004 Academic All-SEC

Started all 36 games and has started 54 straight games … Collected two double doubles with 10 points and a career-high 13 rebounds against No. 17 Georgia on Jan. 8 and had 11 points and 11 rebounds at Ole Miss on Feb. 3 … Scored a season-high 13 points in LSU’s victory at Vanderbilt on Jan. 23 … Scored in double figures five times and pulled down double figures in rebounds three times, including 10 at Rutgers on Jan. 5 … Needs 36 points and 102 rebounds to collected 500 points and 500 rebounds in her career.

Played in 29 games and started the final 18 of the season … Suffered a torn ACL in her right knee in June and underwent surgery in early July … Returned to action on Dec. 15 against Sam Houston State with six points and one rebound in nine minutes … Recorded her career high of 16 points against Mississippi State on Feb. 22 … Also scored 15 points against No. 25 Arizona on Jan. 4 and against at No. 20 Florida on Feb. 15… Started for the first time in her career on Jan. 22 at Arkansas, her home state team … Returned to start the next game at No. 17 Georgia on Jan. 25 and collected her first career double double with 12 points and a career-high 10 rebounds … Also had a double double in the next game with 14 points and 10 boards against South Carolina on Feb. 1 … Scored in double figures in nine games and collected at least five rebounds in 19 games … Blocked a career-best three shots at Tulane on Dec. 30.

Played in 28 games … Poured in a career-high 15 points on five-of-five shooting from the field and the free throw at North Texas on Jan. 2 … Grabbed a career-high eight rebounds in the second game of her career at Southeastern Louisiana on Nov. 24 … Had 10 points against Florida Atlantic on Nov. 25 … Her field goal percentage of 65.1 was the best on the team … Scored at least four points in 15 games … Grabbed at least two rebounds in 16 games.

Suffered a season-ending knee injury in practice on Nov. 10 … Underwent surgery to repair the torn ACL in her left knee on Nov. 27.

Earned two letters in basketball at Blytheville, playing for coach Melissa Young … Was a two-time all-state selection and a three-time all-conference selection … Arkansas 5A state all-tournament team selection … Led team to NEA Invitational Tournament Championship … Averaged 19 points and 12 rebounds as a junior and 17 points and 10 rebounds as a sophomore … Career-highs of 33 points, 15 rebounds and nine blocks while at Blytheville … Earned recognition with the Best Under the Sun award and was listed on the all-sophomore team.

Full name is Wendlyn Elyse Jones … Born May 15, 1983 in Fayetteville, Ark. … Daughter of Jerry and Diann Jones … Has four siblings: Ahmed (22), Audrey (19) and Whitney Jones (16) and Natalie Carr (12) … An excellent student, she was on the honor roll and was an Arkansas scholar … Was a W.E.B. DeBois Academic Excellence Award winner … Majoring in psychology.

Career Highs
Points 16 vs. Mississippi State, Feb. 22
Rebounds 13 vs. Georgia, Jan. 8, 2005
Field Goals 7 at Florida, Feb. 15, 2004
FG Attempts 13 at Temple, Nov. 23, 2004
Free Throws 8 vs. Mississippi State, Feb. 22, 2004
FT Attempts 10 vs. Mississippi State, Feb. 22, 2004
Assists 3 three times
Steals 5 vs. North Texas, Nov. 30, 2004
Blocks 3 at Tulane, Dec. 30, 2003
Minutes 40 at Rutgers, Jan. 5, 2005

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