|High School:||Snohomish HS|
JUNIOR (2011): Started all 54 games...batted .275 with 11 doubles, two triples, eight home runs and 33 RBI...three hits and three RBI against Utah Valley, March 12...was 4-for-4 with a home run at California, March 27...homered and drove in three against Stanford, April 1...four hits and two RBI against Washington, April 30...All-Pac-10 honorable mention.
SOPHOMORE (2010): Played in 50 games, including 49 starts...batted .309 with 12 home runs and 49 RBI...scored 44 runs, had 12 doubles, and stole 10 bases...All-Pac-10 honorable mention...NCAA Fayetteville (Ark.) All-Regional selection.
FRESHMAN (2009): Started all 57 games...eight doubles, a triple, 37 RBI, and a team-best 12 home runs...dozen dingers tied WSU freshman record...ranked in WSU freshman all-time top five in games, games started, RBI, walks (31) and hit by pitch (10)...went 3-for-4 with three RBI against No. 16 Oklahoma, Feb. 27 after going 0-for-12 in first-three collegiate games...belted first career home run against the Sooners in the first game of a doubleheader, Feb. 28...recorded 11 multi-RBI games...hit two home runs against Gonzaga, March 3...went 4-for-10 with a triple and six RBI in a three-game series at California, March 27-29...Pac-10 Player of the Week for his efforts against the Golden Bears...All-Pac-10 honorable mention...named to Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-American Team.
JONES'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Earned four letters in baseball for head coach Kim Hammons...added three letters on the gridiron as a linebacker/fullback...as a sophomore was All-North Wesco First Team outfielder...second team all-area...all-league and all-area running back as a junior...team captain in baseball...all-league outfielder/pitcher...Everett Herald All-Area Player of the Year...WIAA Coaches First Team All-State...as a senior, team captain, all-league and all-state running back and linebacker...team captain, all-league and all-state pitcher on a state champion...Everett Herald All-Area Player of the Year...Seattle P-I Player of the Year.
Derek Michael Jones...age 21...born in Everett, Wash...father David and mother Terri...father played golf at Eastern Washington...one brother...one sister.