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2014-2015 Women's Basketball Roster


Olivia Jones

Class: SO-1L
Position: G/F
Height: 5-10
Previous School: Riverdale HS
Hometown: Murfreesboro, Tenn.

2013-14 (FRESHMAN)
Tabbed the 2014 Conference USA Freshman of the Year … Selected to the C-USA All-Freshman, All-Defensive and All-Tournament team … Garnered Gulf Coast Showcase All-Tournament team honors … Named Conference USA Freshman of the Week twice (Jan. 20 and Feb. 17) … Inked 12 double-figure rebounding games and posted 10 double-digit scoring contests … Notched four double-doubles … Finished third on the team with 8.4 points and lead all C-USA freshman with 7.4 rebounds per contest … Collected 76 steals, four shy of freshman school record … Started in 33 of 34 games, which includes 32 straight … Went 3-for-4 from three-point line in collegiate debut to score 10 points versus nationally-ranked Tennessee … Knocked down eight baskets, including three triples, for 21 points versus Southeastern Louisiana … Selected to the Gulf Coast Showcase All-Tournament team for her performance … Pulled in a career-high 14 rebounds twice, most recently against Southern Miss in the C-USA title game … Poured in 21 points against North Texas (Jan. 8) … Hit six free throws against North Texas and FIU for season-highs … Collected six steals against USF (Dec. 18) and La Tech (Jan. 11) … Pulled in 10 boards and scored eight points against Oregon State in the NCAA Tournament … Reached double-digit rebounds in four consecutive games to close out the season.


HIGH SCHOOL
Helped her Riverdale team, along with fellow Blue Raider teammate Tyisha Petty, win three AAA championships in four seasons ... Helped Riverdale to a 35-0 record her senior season and a 58-game win streak to end her career… Her 2012-2013 Riverdale squad was named National Champs by both ESPN and MaxPreps … She averaged 14.4 points, 9 rebounds and 3.9 steals per game as a senior …Scored in double figures in 29 of 32 games, including 11 double-doubles … Named District 7-AAA Player of the Year and a Tennessee Miss Basketball finalist in 2013 ... As a junior, averaged 12.5 points while leading Riverdale to a AAA state title … Named All-State in each of her final three seasons … She was also a state champion in track and field.


PERSONAL

Born Olivia Nicole Jones on August 8, 1994 ... Daughter of Devoshia Jones and the late Charles Jones ... Majoring in elementary education.



2013-2014 Game-by-Game Stats