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Daeshia Jones
Daeshia  Jones

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Teaneck, N.J.

High School:
Teaneck, H.S.

Height:
5-6

Position:
UTL

03/23/2017

Hawks Drop Two At North Carolina Central

The Shore ends Spring Break rodeo with losses against Lady Eagles

03/22/2017

Hawks Complete Comeback To Sweep Lady Bulldogs

The Shore erases eight-run deficit to sweep South Carolina State

02/11/2017

Softball Earns A Split At The Campbell Invitational

Hawks picks up first win versus Eagles; Red Flash Clips Eastern Shore

02/10/2017

Hawks Drop Two At Campbell Invitational

NC Central’s late rally downs Hawks; Camels too much for The Shore

04/21/2016

Lady Hawks Split MEAC Doubleheader With Norfolk State

Softball wins game one in extra innings; Spartans take game two slugfest

02/23/2017

Softball vs. North Carolina Central (02.10.17)

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

07/05/2016

2016 Harry's

2016 Harry's (Photos by Megan Raymond)

05/01/2016

UMES Softball v. Howard (04-30-16)

UMES Softball versus Howard at Hawks Field (Senior Day) Photos by Megan Raymond & UMES Media Relations

04/21/2016

UMES Softball v. UMBC (04-14-16)

UMES Softball v. UMBC at Hawks Field (Photos by Randy Stadler)

03/21/2016

UMES Softball v. Delaware State (03.19.16)

UMES Softball v. Delaware State at Hawks Field (Photos by Randy Stadler)

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

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
TOTAL .159 36-32 44 6 7 0 1 0 1 .205 2 9 .196 4-6 .948

Career Highs
At-bat: 4 (2x, last: at South Carolina State, March 15, 2016)
Hits: 1 (7x, last: at Hampton, April 17, 2016)
RBIs: 1 (at Savannah State, March 13, 2016)
Triples: 1 (at South Carolina State, March 15, 2016)
Runs Scored: 1 (6x, last: v. Norfolk State, April 21, 2016)
Walks: 1 (2x, last: at George Mason, April 6, 2016)
Stolen Bases: 2 (at Coppin State, March 26, 2016)

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