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.
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.
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 ... Intends to major in communications.