ONES'S WASHINGTON STATE CAREER
FRESHMAN (2012): Played in 36 games, 28 starts...batted .303 with six doubles, one triple, one home run and 20 RBI...home run was game-ending grand slam in bottom of the ninth inning against Oregon State, May 19.
JONES'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Lettered in baseball and football...member of basketball team...batted. 417 and stole 24 bases as sophomore...Greater St. Helens League First Team catcher as junior when he batted .468 with six triples...all-state second team as a senior...GHSL 3A Player of the Year in football.
Patrick Everett Jones, Jr...will turn age 19 early in the season...born in Fort Hood, Texas...father Patrick, Sr., and mother Julia...one brother...two sisters...father played football at Meridian Community College...cousin Benjamin plays football at Miami (Fla.).