9 - Amanda Jones
Amanda Jones
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Kell HS
Position: OH

AS A JUNIOR (2011): Played in 39 matches and 133 sets as a junior for the Pirates ... Hit .213 with a team-high 394 kills ... Also notched 74 blocks and 95 digs ... Named to the PBC All-Tournament Team ... Ranked sixth in the PBC in kills per set ... Notched double-digit kills in her last seven matches of 2011 ... Recorded a career-high 23 kills in the Pirates' 3-2 win over Newberry on Sept. 9 ... 20 matches with 10 or more kills during the season ... Hit .571 with 14 kills and two errors in 21 attacks against Valdosta State on Sept. 17.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010): Played in 36 matches and 127 sets for the Pirates as a sophomore ... Hit .250 with 297 kills (2.34/set) and 84 blocks (0.66/set) ... Ranked eighth in the Peach Belt in hitting percentage ... Registered double-digit kills in 13 matches ... Notched a career-high 17 kills twice, at Augusta State on Sept. 25 and at West Georgia on Oct. 5 ... Hit .400 or better in eight matches ... Blocked a season-high seven balls at Francis Marion on Nov. 5.

AS A FRESHMAN (2009): Played in 12 matches as a freshman for the Pirates ... Saw action in 22 sets ... Hit .157 with 28 kills (1.27/set) ... Registered a season-high seven kills twice, against Montevallo on 9/25 and against Flagler on 11/15 ... Also hit a season-high .462 with four digs against Montevallo.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for four years at Kell HS in Marietta, Ga. ... Earned 2008 Georgia All-Star honors ... Ranked second in the state of Georgia with 1.5 blocks per game ... Also earned All-County and two-time All-Area honors for the Longhorns ... Collected 349 kills (2.70/gm) and 180.5 blocks as a senior, hitting .269.

PERSONAL
Born Amanda Mary Jones on May 27, 1991, in Statesboro, Ga. ... Hometown is Marietta, Ga. ... Daughter of Michelle and George Jones ... Father played football at Georgia Southern University from 1988-89 ... Sister, Anna, is a sophomore teammate for the Pirates ... Majoring in education ... Lists Javy Lopez as a favorite sports personality.