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Daeshia Jones
Daeshia  Jones

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Teaneck, NJ

High School:
Teaneck HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
UTL

04/28/2018

The Shore Falls To The Bison

Hawks Drop Two against Conference Opponent

04/21/2018

Hawks Drop Two Games Against Morgan State

The Shore Struggles To Get Hits versus the Bears

04/18/2018

The Shore Squanders Many Opportunities Versus Saint Peter’s

Hawks Leave 15 Batters on Base During Doubleheader

04/15/2018

Eastern Shore Falls in the Rubber Game to Hampton

Rain Delay and Pirates Pitching Hamper the Hawks

03/30/2018

Spartans Rally Late to Stun the Hawks

Shore Lose Lead Late to Norfolk State

04/26/2017

Softball vs. Morgan State (04.23.17)

Softball vs. Morgan State at Hawk Field on Senior Day (Photos by Joey Gardner)

04/01/2017

Softball vs. North Carolina Central (03.23.17)

Softball vs. North Carolina Central (Photos by Steven Worthy)

03/30/2017

Softball vs. Coppin State (03.26.17)

Softball vs. Coppin State at Hawk Field (Photos by Randy Stadler)

03/28/2017

Softball vs. Coppin State (03.25.17)

Softball versus Coppin State at Hawk Field (Photos by Joey Gardner & Randy Stadler)

02/23/2017

Softball vs. North Carolina Central (02.10.17)

Softball vs. North Carolina Central at the Campbell Invitational (Photos by Bennett Scarborough)

Douglas on Jones: “Jones is a superb athlete with exceptional speed. She’s a lefty slapper with potential to go over the fence anytime.”

2018 (Junior):
Competed in 27 games (26 starts) ... Finished tied for second on the team in RBIs (11) ... Tied for third on the team in doubles (5) and runs scored (11) ... Drew two walks and scored two runs at Savannah State (March 21) ... Went 2-4 with two doubles and three RBIs at South Carolina State (March 22) ... Hit a grand slam (first career home run) at Coppin State and went 3-4 in the game (March 27) ... Went 2-3 with two doubles and a RBI versus Howard (April 28) ... Named to MEAC Commissioner's All-Academic Team ... named 2018 MEAC Softball All-Academic Team.

2017 (Sophomore):
Named to the 2017 MEAC Softball All-Academic Team ... Started all 38 games for the Hawks ... finished third on the team in stolen bases (4) ... went 1-of-3 with a double, RBI, and run scored in her season debut versus North Carolina Central (February 10) ... walked and earned a stolen base in the road win at UMBC (March 11) ... produced a double and run scored in the road victory at Savannah State (March 21) ... went a perfect 3-of-3 with three RBIs (career-high) and run scored in the game one win over South Carolina State (March 22) ... went 2-of-5 with two runs scored (career-high) in the game two victory at South Carolina State (March 22) ... manufactured a triple and run scored at North Carolina Central (March 23) ... went 2-of-3 with two runs scored (career-high) in the home win versus Coppin State (March 25) ... walked in the road victory at Norfolk State (April 2) ... named to the 2017 MEAC Commissioner's All-Academic Team.

2016 (Freshman):
Played 36 games, including 32 starts ... named the team's Rookie of the Year ... finished third on the team in triple (1) and fourth in stolen bases (4) ... registered her first career hit against Coppin State (February 14) ... posted her first career RBI at Savannah State (March 13) ... recorded a hit, run scored, and stolen base in game one at South Carolina State (March 15) ... tallied a triple and run scored in game two at South Carolina State (March 15) ... recorded a career-high two stolen bases at Coppin State (March 26).

High School/Club:
A four-year lettermen in softball, indoor track, and volleyball … Earned All-League Second Team in volleyball twice … Selected to the All-County First Team in softball … Indoor Track, she eclipsed her personal best in the 800m (2:30) … In honors programs during high school, focused in Computers/Technology.

Personal: Nickname is Jonesy … Born May 13, 1997 in Teaneck, New Jersey … Daughter of Anna and Kevin Jones … Has one sister, Dahmari, and one brother, DeAundre … Major is Animal & Poultry Science … Pre-game routine/superstition is listening to music and motivating the team … Plans to become a veterinarian … Best advice/favorite saying is, “If you can’t be an athletic, be an athletic supporter” … Hobbies outside of sports is spending time with friends and family … Favorite Book/Author is I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angela … Favorite Movie is Parent Trap … Personal best sports moment is tying and breaking the school record for hits … Personal best non-athletic accomplishment is volunteering with the Girl Scouts … Most influential person is her coach, Rich Aponte, because he taught her to become a better player … Personal athletic goals for the season is making an impact and complete team player … Personal athletic goal before graduating is being remembered as a solid player … Jonesy enjoys laughing.

JONES' CAREER STATISTICS

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG% BB TB OB% SB-ATT FLD%
2016 .159 36-32 44 6 7 0 1 0 1 .205 2 9 .196 4-6 .948
2017 .244 38-38 90 15 22 2 1 0 6 .289 4 26 .284 4-5 .961
2018 .261 27-26 69 11 18 5 1 1 11 .406 4 28 .301 4-5 .918
TOTAL .221 101-96 203 32 47 7 3 1 18 .300 10 63 .260 12-16 .942

Career Highs
At-bat: 5 (at South Carolina State, March 22, 2017)
Hits: 3 (2x, last: at Coppin State, March 27, 2018)
RBIs: 4 (at Coppin State, March 27, 2018)
Doubles: 2 (2x, last: v. Howard, April 28, 2018)
Triples: 1 (3x, last: at Coppin State, March 28, 2018)
Home Runs: 1 (at Coppin State, March 27, 2018)
Runs Scored: 2 (4x, last: at Savannah State, March 21, 2018)
Walks: 2 (at Savannah State, March 21, 2018)
Stolen Bases: 2 (at Coppin State, March 26, 2016)

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