2013 NCAA Baton Rouge All-Regional Team
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Started 57 of 58 games at first base and missed only the Michigan game (March 2) … Secured a .270 batting average (43-of-159) to go along with four home runs and 34 RBIs … Her 34 RBIs, eight multi-RBI performances and eight doubles were second on the team … Her 43 hits, 10 multi-hit efforts and four homers were fourth-best on the squad … Tallied 306 putouts and eight assists against three errors en route to a .991 fielding percentage … Her 306 putouts ranked ninth in the SEC … Picked up her first career RBI on a sacrifice fly against Hampton (Feb. 9) … Collected her first career hit and scored her first career run on a solo homer during LSU’s 9-1 win at Ole Miss (Feb. 13) … Provided the game-tying RBI double in the fourth inning as part of LSU’s 7-2 comeback win over Virginia (Feb. 15) … Added a 2-for-3 effort and three RBIs against Virginia (Feb. 16) … Belted a grand slam to break a 6-6 tie during the seventh inning versus BYU (Feb. 21) … Marked LSU’s first grand slam since the 2009 NCAA Tempe Regional, a span of 197 games … Recorded hits in all three games of the Mississippi State series (March 8-10) and knocked a two-run homer during LSU’s 9-2 win in the series finale … Turned in a 2-for-3 effort with a two-run double versus No. 17 Kentucky (March 15) … Opened a career-long seven-game hitting streak (March 19-27) with a 2-for-2 effort and two runs scored against Georgia Southern (March 19) … Notched hits in all three games of the South Carolina series (March 22-24) … Was 2-for-4 with three RBIs at Arkansas (April 5) … Drove home a team-leading four RBIs during series win at No. 10 Texas A&M (April 12-14) … Scored a season’s best three runs in 8-0 victory over No. 12 Missouri (April 20) … Provided the game-winning single with two outs in the eighth inning of LSU’s 3-2 walkoff win over No. 4 Alabama (April 25) … Added a solo homer during series finale against No. 4 Alabama (April 27) … Went 2-for-4 with a RBI at Georgia (May 3) … Started all four games of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional (May 17-19) at first base and earned NCAA Baton Rouge All-Regional honors … Equaled a career-high four RBIs as part of a 2-for-3 effort and an 11-1 elimination game victory over Central Connecticut State (May 18).
Four-year letterwinner for Shelly Luth at Marina High School in California ... Team won 2009 & 2010 Sunset League championship ... Secured All-Sunset League honors during all four seasons (2009-12) highlighted by a trio of first-team selections (2010-12) ... Listed No. 61 among ESPN's Top 100 High School Recruits for Class of 2012 ... Participated in 2012 Orange Country vs. Riverside Country All-Star game ... Four-time Scholar Athlete award recipient ... Plays travel ball with SoCal Firecrackers, teammates with Kellsi Kloss.
Daughter of Mike and Tammy Jones ... Born on December 18, 1993 ... Has two sisters: Stephanie (25) and Shannon (20) ... Majoring in child and family studies.