Miller On Jones: "Jamal is our best player to `lead by example.' He can always be counted on to make the right play. He has increased his role each and every year. He is a true quarterback for us on the offensive half of the field."
As A Junior (2008): Played in all 13 games ... earned a starting position in the midfield after the first four games of the season ... dished out three assists during the season, in league games against Loyola (March 15) and Massachusetts (April 5) and in the Red Storm's 11-7 win over Fairfield (April 26) ... picked up a career-high 10 ground balls on the season ... caused two turnovers against Holy Cross (Feb. 16) and at Lehigh (March 22).
As A Sophomore (2007): Played in 11 games ... collected two ground balls on two occasions, against Lafayette (March 6) and Hobart (April 21) ... picked up six total ground balls for the year ... played mostly in the defensive midfield ... served as one of the key players on clears ... helped the Red Storm to its impressive 79.9 clearing percentage.
As A Freshman (2006): Saw action in 11 games and started two ... recorded four assists ... took six shots, four of which were on goal ... collected eight ground balls.
Before St. John's: Earned all county honors during his junior and senior seasons at Severn High School ... also played football and basketball, learning all-county honors in both ... is Severn football's all-time leading passer with more than 3,100 yards ... earned the Athletic Service Graduation Award ... played both football and lacrosse at the Naval Academy Stadium ... participated in a halftime quarterback challenge at a Baltimore Ravens NFL game.
Off The Field: Jamal Dominique Jones ... born in Baltimore, Md. ... son of Darnell and Belve Dea Jones ... has four brothers, Darnell (23), who played lacrosse for Widener University, Ronnie (18), Keyon (16) and David (12) ... a sports management major and business minor with a potential future in coaching ... was an Academic All-Star in 2007-08 ... listens to Lil' Wayne, Styles P and Pastor Troy on his iPod before each game ... lists his brother Darnell as the most influential person in his athletic career.
Jones Up Close
First Assist: 2/25/06 vs. Robert Morris