Endicott, N.Y. / Union Endicott
At Delaware: Three-year letterwinner • expected to again start in right field for Blue Hens • can also play first base • career .246 hitter for Delaware • has started all 136 games in which she has appeared • has posted 40 career RBI and scored 15 runs during her first three seasons.
2011 Season: Appeared in and started 50 games for Delaware - 31 in right field and 19 at first base • batted .234 on the year while ranking third on the Blue Hens with seven doubles, fourth with 16 RBI and sixth with 30 hits • increased her average to .313 in league contests • tied for fourth on the team with eight multi-hit games and tied for second with five multi-RBI contests • had four hits and four RBI during a doubleheader sweep of Hampton (3/1) • went 2 for 3 with two RBI, a double and a run scored versus Temple (3/15) • went 2 for 3 with a key two-run triple during a victory over James Madison (4/10) • finished 2 for 3 with a pair of RBI in a win at Drexel (4/30) • also recorded two-hit games against George Mason (3/26), Delaware State (3/30), and James Madison (4/9).
2010 Season: Appeared in and started all but one game for the Blue Hens, including 48 in right field • ranked fourth on the team with a .254 batting average, and was sixth with both 34 hits and 15 runs scored • posted an eight-game hitting streak from April 2 through April 10, tied for the longest on the team • tied the UD single game hits record by going 5 for 5 in the 14-4 win at James Madison (4/2) • went 2 for 4 in both games of a doubleheader at Rider (4/7) • finished 2 for 3 with a pair of RBI against Temple (3/17) • went 2 for 3 with a double and a home run at UNC Wilmington (4/18) • was 1 for 2 with an RBI and two runs scored during the 6-0 triumph over Delaware State (3/24) • earned the UD Team Sportsmanship Award.
2009 Season: Colonial Athletic Association All-Rookie Team selection • appeared in and started 36 games, including 28 in center field, on the season • ranked fifth on the team with both 22 hits and 14 RBI • tied for fifth on the squad with 10 runs scored • went 3 for 4 with a triple and three RBI against Army (4/22) • was 2 for 4 with a run scored and RBI at Delaware State (3/25) • was 2 for 3 with a two-run home run at La Salle (4/2) • went 2 for 3 with a double against UNC Wilmington (4/4) • was 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI vs. Towson (4/19) • went 1 for 4 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored at George Mason (4/26) • recorded a hit in eight of the final 10 games of the year.
High School: A 2008 all-state selection at Union Endicott High School • two-time all-region and three-time All-Conference selection • three-year letterwinner • served as team captain during senior year • led team to STAC championship • earned two letters in basketball • member of National Honor Society • honor roll student • named WBNG Academic All-Star.
Personal: Rachel Marie Jones • daughter of Steve and Robin Jones • has an older sister, Nicole, and an older brother, Kyle • honor student as an exercise physiology major at Delaware with a minor in strength & conditioning.