3  Akia Jones
Akia  Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Glencliff

Last College:
Walters State

Height:
5-7

Position:
Guard


2014-15: Appeared in nine games and averaged 5.9 minutes each time out during her senior campaign…Had a pair off offensive rebounds in five minutes off the bench in the win against Delaware (11/21)…Recorded her first-career three-point play and had one steal in six minutes against Bethune-Cookman (11/23)…Handed out a career-high four assists while grabbing two rebounds and a season-high two steals in 17 minutes during the win at Loyola-Maryland (12/9)…Had two assists in six minutes of action in the Senior Night win over UCF (3/2)…Had one assist in five minutes of court time in the WNIT first round win over Radford (3/18).

2013-14:
Saw action in 19 games in her first season with the Pirates...Tallied 38 points (2.0 per game) and 27 rebounds (1.4 per game)...Registered 14 steals and 12 assists....Recorded a season-best six points on two occasions against Alcorn State (12/13/13) and FIU (3/12/14)...Notched a season-high seven rebounds versus Alcorn State...Went 6-for-8 from the free throw line in the game against Alcorn State...Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and ECU's Athletics Director's Honor Roll.

Walters State CC: Played in 29 games and totaled 287 points to average 9.9 points per game...Tallied 114 rebounds to average 3.9 rebounds per game, while averaging 3.0 assists per game and 1.1 steals per game...Junior College All-American Honorable Mention selection during her sophomore season...First Team All-Conference...Shot 35-percent from the floor, 38-percent from beyond the arc, and 51-percent from the charity stripe.

Glencliff HS: Four-year varsity letterwinner...Finished her senior year totaling 564 points to average 20.1 points per game, 5.4 assists per game, 5.2 rebounds per game, and 2.3 steals per game...Named All-Region MVP...Garnered All-Tournament Team accolades...Helped lead the Colts to a 20-8 record in her senior year...Finished her junior campaign averaging 10.0 points per game, 4.3 rebounds per game, 3.5 assists per game and 1.7 steals per game...Concluded her sophomore year with 206 points to average 7.4 points per game, 4.2 assists per game, 3.6 rebounds per game and 1.6 steals per game...Named the 2010 All-Star Game MVP...Team captain.

Personal: Born Akia Jones on May 6, 1992 in Nashville, Tenn...Daughter of Kristy Williams and Jerill Jones...Majoring in social work with a minor in communication.