Colonial of the Week - Women's Basketball's Jonquel Jones
Junior Forward Named MVP at Junkanoo Jam
Sport: Women's Basketball
Hometown: Freeport, Bahamas
High School: Riverdale Baptist (Md.)
Junior Jonquel Jones led the Colonials to a perfect 3-0 week with team bests of 15.3 points and 10.7 rebounds per game. She shot 55.6 percent (20-36) from the field and added 2.0 assists and 1.0 blocks per contest. The native of Freeport, Bahamas, led GW to the Junkanoo Jam Freeport Division championship in her hometown and was named MVP after averaging 18.0 points and 10.5 rebounds in two wins over teams receiving votes in the national polls. Jones, who was also recognized as Atlantic 10 Player of the Week, opened the tournament with 22 points, nine rebounds and three assists in the Colonials' 74-66 win over N.C. State on Friday, then posted a double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds in a 79-59 rout of Purdue in the title contest on Saturday. She began the week with 10 points on 5-of-7 shooting, nine rebounds, three assists and two blocks in GW's 89-51 win over Grambling State on Monday.