The George Washington University: Women's Basketball

Jonquel Jones
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Jonquel  Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Freeport, Bahamas

High School:
Riverdale Baptist (MD)

Last College:
Clemson

Height:
6-4

Position:
F

Major:
Criminal Justice



04/20/2015

GW Women's Hoops Hands Out 2015 Team Awards

Jonquel Jones Named Most Valuable Player

04/10/2015

GW's Jonquel Jones Named to ECAC All-Star Team

Junior Forward Continues to Haul in Postseason Honors

04/06/2015

GW's Jonquel Jones Tabbed WBCA Honorable Mention All-American

A-10 Player and Defensive Player of the Year Collects Second All-America Nod of Season

03/31/2015

GW Women's Hoops' Jones Named AP Honorable Mention All-American

Junior is Fifth Player in Program History to Receive Honor

03/25/2015

GW's Jonquel Jones Named WBCA All-America Regional Finalist

Junior Forward Among 52 Candidates for All-America Honors

10/28/2014

#GWMediaDay - Coach Tsipis & Players

Coach Jonathan Tsipis & WBB players address media during 2014 GW Basketball #GWMediaDay on Tuesday, Oct. 28.

03/20/2015

WBB vs. Gonzaga

George Washington v Gonzaga

03/01/2015

WBB vs. George Mason

George Washington v George Mason

02/22/2015

WBB vs. Fordham

George Washington v Fordham

02/08/2015

WBB vs. Dayton

George Washington v Dayton

02/05/2015

WBB vs. Davidson

George Washington v Davidson

Enters the season ranking fourth all-time at GW in career scoring average (15.1 ppg), ninth in blocks (102) and 15th in rebounds (625).

JUNIOR YEAR AT GW (2014-15)
Atlantic 10 Player and Defensive Player of the Year ... Associated Press and WBCA All-America Honorable Mention ... Naismith Trophy Midseason Watch List ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Defensive Team ... Atlantic 10 Championship Most Outstanding Player and All-Championship Team ... Seven-time A-10 Player of the Week ... ECAC Division I All-Star First Team ... Fourth player in Atlantic 10 Conference history to be named Player and Defensive Player of the Year in the same season ... GW's seventh Player of the Year and fifth Defensive Player of the Year ... Only player in the A-10 to average a double-double on the season ... Led the A-10 and ranked sixth nationally in rebounding (12.5 rpg) ... Ranked sixth in the A-10 in scoring (15.3 ppg), fourth in blocked shots (1.9 bpg) and 10th in field goal percentage (.478) ... Also led the league in offensive rebounding (4.3 rpg) and defensive rebounding (8.2 rpg), ranking 14th and seventh in the NCAA, respectively ... Posted a league-best 20 double-doubles, ranking 10th in the nation ... Averaged a league-high 13.8 rebounds during conference play ... Set a school single-season record with 375 rebounds, shattering a mark that had stood for more than two decades ... Also ranked fourth on the team with 64 assists and tied for second with 15 three-pointers ... Seven A-10 Player of the Week awards matched the second-most weekly awards in conference history ... Scored in double figures in 29 of 30 games with 21 double-digit rebounding efforts ... Named Junkanoo Jam Freeport Division MVP after averaging 18.0 points and 11.5 rebounds in two games in her hometown ... Opened the tournament with 22 points and nine rebounds against N.C. State (Nov. 28), then posted a double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds against Purdue in the title game (Nov. 29) ... Also named A-10 Player of the Week and ECAC South Player of the Week for her efforts ... Named A-10 Player of the Week for the second time for her performances against Memphis (15 points/14 rebounds on Dec. 15) and Saint Mary's (16 points/12 rebounds on Dec. 21) ... Earned her third A-10 Player of the Week nod for her efforts against Towson (18 points/8 rebounds/9-10 field goals on Dec. 31) and Dayton (24 points/17 rebounds on Jan. 4) ... Repeated as A-10 Player of the Week after games against Saint Joseph's (16 points/14 rebounds on Jan. 7) and Richmond (21 points/11 rebounds on Jan. 10) ... Garnered her third straight A-10 Player of the Week nod for her efforts against Rhode Island (10 points/18 rebounds/5 blocks on Jan. 15) and Massachusetts (13 points/10 rebounds on Jan. 18) ... Her 18 rebounds against URI were a career high and matched the 15th-highest single-game total in program history ... Named A-10 Player of the Week for the fourth straight week after games against Duquesne (22 points/17 rebounds on Jan. 21) and La Salle (12 points/16 rebounds on Jan. 24) ... Named USBWA National Player of the Week and earned her seventh A-10 Player of the Week award for her efforts against Davidson (12 points/13 rebounds on Feb. 5) and Dayton (18 points/18 rebounds on Feb. 8) ... Finished two assists shy of the third triple-double in program history (13 points/17 rebounds/8 assists) against St. Bonaventure (Feb. 15) ... Collected her 600th career rebound against the Bonnies ... Set a program record by shooting a perfect 10-for-10 against Fordham and finished with 22 points (Feb. 21) ... Scored 18 points in the second half against the Rams, including 16 in a five-minute stretch ... Scored a game-high 21 points with a career-high four three-pointers in the A-10 Championship game against Dayton (March 8) ... Scored 16 points in the second half, including nine straight in 55 seconds during GW's decisive 18-4 run ... Averaged 17.0 points, 12.0 rebounds and 2.7 blocks in three A-10 Championship games to earn Most Outstanding Player ... Atlantic 10 Preseason All-Conference First Team and All-Defensive Team ... Named Team MVP at the end-of-the-year banquet ... Named GW's Female Athlete of the Year at the Fourth Annual Georgey Awards ... Recognized on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List ... Led the Bahamian National Team to fifth place at the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) Senior Championship in July, averaging 17.2 points and a tournament-best 14.0 rebounds in five games ... Ranked second in the tournament in scoring and fifth in blocked shots (1.4 bpg) ... Recorded 23 points, 27 rebounds, five blocks and four assists in a 70-69 overtime victory over heavily favored Dominican Republic.

SOPHOMORE YEAR AT GW (2013-14)
Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team ... Led GW with 14.7 points, 10.9 rebounds and 44 blocks (1.9 bpg) in 23 contests after becoming eligible on Dec. 21 ... Only player in the A-10 to average a double-double on the year ... Shot 48.8 percent (140-for-287) from the floor and made 12-of-41 three-point attempts ... Her 250 rebounds on the year are the 12th-highest single-season total in program history ... Averaged team highs of 15.0 points, 10.9 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 15 Atlantic 10 contests, shooting 53.0 percent (96-for-181) from the floor and 39.1 percent (9-for-23) from three-point range ... Led the A-10 in rebounding and defensive rebounds (7.6 rpg) in league games and ranked second in blocks, third in offensive rebounds (3.3 rpg), fifth in field goal percentage and eighth in scoring ... Notched a team-high 12 double-doubles and seven 20-point performances ... Led the A-10 with 14 double-figure rebounding games and ranked second with 12 double-doubles ... Scored in double figures 19 times and was GW's leading scorer eight times and leading rebounder 13 times ... Posted a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds, connecting on 7-of-10 field goal attempts, in her GW debut against North Carolina A&T (Dec. 21) ... Scored the Colonials' first eight points against the Aggies and matched her then-career highs for points and field goals ... Had 15 points, 16 rebounds, three blocks and three assists against Bluefield State (Dec. 31) ... Recorded her third double-double with a then-career-high 21 points and 14 rebounds plus three blocks and three assists at Saint Joseph's on her 20th birthday (Jan. 5) ... Tallied her fourth double-double with 20 points and 13 rebounds at Dayton (Jan. 16), followed by her fifth in eight games with 22 points and 16 rebounds at George Mason two days later (Jan. 18) ... Posted her sixth double-double with 20 points and a career-high 17 rebounds to go with three blocks at Massachusetts (Jan. 29) ... The 17 rebounds were the most by a Colonial since Brooke Wilson had 18 against Xavier on Feb. 18, 2012 ... Eleven of her 17 rebounds came on the offensive glass ... Named A-10 Player of the Week on Feb. 3 after averaging 18.5 points, 11.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game and shooting 57.1 percent (16-for-27) against UMass and URI ... Notched her seventh double-double with 17 points and another 17 rebounds against VCU and added a career-high four assists (Feb. 13) ... Posted her eight double-double with 23 points on 11-of-15 shooting and 12 rebounds at Richmond (Feb. 22) ... Followed with her ninth double-double of 19 points and 14 rebounds to go with three blocks at St. Bonaventure (Feb. 26) ... Closed the regular season with her 10th double-double, tallying 22 points on 10-of-20 shooting and 13 rebounds against No. 21 Dayton (March 1) ... Scored a career-high 30 points and added 16 rebounds against Saint Joseph's in the A-10 Championship quarterfinals (March 7), her fourth straight double-double and fifth in six games ... Made 11-of-22 field goal attempts against the Hawks and played 44 of 45 minutes in the overtime victory ... It was the 35th 30-point game ever by a Colonial ... Season-high four blocks against East Carolina in the first round of the WNIT (March 19) ... Twelfth and final double-double of the season came at Villanova in the second round of the WNIT with 16 points and 11 rebounds (March 23) ... Recorded 15 points, nine rebounds and a career-high three steals at USF in the third round of the WNIT (March 27) ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the Fall 2013 semester.

FRESHMAN YEAR AT CLEMSON (2012-13)
Averaged 9.8 points, 10.0 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game in eight games before announcing her intent to transfer ... Ranked fourth in the ACC in rebounds and blocks ... Shot 48.3 percent from the field ... Recorded double-doubles in her first two and last two games of the season ... Posted 14 points and a season-high 14 rebounds against South Florida in her second collegiate game (Nov. 13) ... Tallied 15 points, 11 rebounds and a season-high five blocked shots against Jacksonville (Dec. 2) ... Scored a season-high 17 points and matched her career best with 14 boards against South Carolina State in her final game with the Tigers (Dec. 9) ... Made 7-of-10 field goal attempts in each of her last two games ... Named to the ACC Preseason Newcomer Watch List by both the ACC head coaches and the Blue Ribbon Panel.

HIGH SCHOOL
Led Riverdale Baptist to a 35-2 record, a National Christian High School championship and a No. 6 ranking in the POWERADE FAB 50 as a senior ... Ranked as the No. 17 overall prospect and No. 4 post player in her class by ESPN HoopGurlz ... Averaged 15.7 points and 15.6 rebounds per game as a senior ... 2012 Gatorade Maryland Player of the Year, Washington Post All-Met Player of the Year and Gazette Player of the Year ... Selected to play in the 2012 WBCA All-America Game ... McDonald's All-America nominee ... Named to the All-Tournament Teams of the Nike Tournament of Champions and NACA Tournament ... Honor roll student.

PERSONAL
Jonquel Orthea Jones ... Born Jan. 5, 1994 in Freeport, Bahamas ... Believed to be just the third Bahamian girls' basketball player ever to earn a Division I scholarship straight out of high school, following Yolett McPhee-McCuin (Florida Atlantic/Rhode Island) and Waltiea Rolle (North Carolina) ... Daughter of Ettamae and Preston Jones ... Has two brothers, David and Tino, and four sisters, Danielle, Niya, Juanita and Prestina ... Majoring in criminal justice.

Jonquel Jones Game-By-Game StatsGet Acrobat Reader

Jonquel Jones Career Stats at GW Get Acrobat Reader

CAREER HIGHS
Points 30 vs. Saint Joseph's (A-10) (3/7/14)
Minutes 44 vs. Saint Joseph's (A-10) (3/7/14)
Field Goals Made 11 2x, Last vs. Saint Joseph's (A-10) (3/7/14)
Field Goals Attempted 22 vs. Saint Joseph's (A-10) (3/7/14)
3-Pt Field Goals Made 4 vs. Dayton (A-10) (3/8/15)
3-Pt Field Goals Attempted 7 vs. Dayton (A-10) (3/8/15)
Free Throws Made 9 vs. Fordham (A-10) (3/7/15)
Free Throws Attempted 13 vs. Fordham (A-10) (3/7/15)
Rebounds 18 3x, Last at VCU (2/18/15)
Assists 8 vs. St. Bonaventure (2/15/15)
Blocks 6 at VCU (2/18/15)
Steals 3 2x, Last at Richmond (2/26/15)

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