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2012 Men's Cross Country Roster

Jamarious Jones

Class: SR
Height: 6-2
Weight: 174 pounds
Previous School: White Station HS/Memphis
Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.

Achieved his best finish at the PowerAde Invitational, a 21st place finish with a time of 18:23.90 … Also finished 35th with a time of 17:47.16 at the FrontRunner Inviational.

Ran in six meets for the Blue Raiders in 2011 ... Kicked off the season by placing 92nd at the Belmont Opener, posting a 5k time of 18:47.09 ... Followed with an 18:03 at the 5k PowerAde Invitational while finishing 46th ... Best 5k time of the season came at the Front Runner Invitational where he ran a 17:53 to finish 23rd ... Notched a 62nd-place finish at the Sun Belt Championships while running an 8k 28:50.20 ... Recorded an 8k time of 27:11.20 at the Commodore Classic, finishing 68th ... Clocked a 28:15.97 at the Greater Louisville Classic, crossing the finish line of the 8k competition in 233rd-place.

Finished 20th overall in the 800 meters in a time of 2:05.69 at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships ... Ran a season-best time of 2:03.05 in the 800 meters at the MT Valentine Invitational ... Placed 15th in the 800 meters in 2:04.92 at the Middle Tennessee Invitational.

Outdoor: Finished 18th in the 800 meters in a time of 2:02.83 at the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships ... Ran a season-best time of 2:01.84 in the 800 meters at the Memphis Invitational ... Came in 13th in the 1,500 meters in 4:25.39 at the Vanderbilt Invitational ... Took 16th in the 800 meters at the Yellow Jacket Invitational in 2:03.07.

High School/Previous College: Attended the University of Memphis before transferring to Middle Tennessee ... Letterwinner in track & field and cross country under Royce Meyer at White Station High School.

Personal: Jamarious M. Jones ... Born August 13, 1991 ... Son of Gidget and Eric Jones ... Plans to attend Physical Therapy School upon graduation ... Majoring in health and human performance.