18 - Stephanie Jones Position: Attacker
Class: Junior
Height: 5' 2"
High School: Broadneck
Hometown: Arnold, Md.
photo      RILEY ON JONES: "Stephanie is a high impact player. As a returning starter, she was tied for third on the team in goals and assists. Being a captain this year, I expect her to be the leader on attacks along with being the team leader in goals and assists."

2004: Finished third on the team in scoring with 43 total points (32 goals, 11 assists) ... Led the team in draw controls with 42 ... Ranked ninth in the BIG EAST in scoring during conference games with 17 points (13 goals, 4 assists) ... Tied for third in the BIG EAST for draws during conference games (14) ... Scored a goal in nine consecutive games ... In Tech's win over Lafayette, had a goal, three groundballs, four draw controls and two caused turnovers ... Scored five goals in BIG EAST win over Rutgers ... Grabbed five draw controls, chipped in a goal and added an assist against No. 8 James Madison ... Scored eight points against No. 13 Northwestern ... Had six goals and two assists ... In Boston College victory, recorded four goals and one assist ... Named the Virginia Tech Athlete of the Week for her efforts in Hokies' win over the Eagles ... Tallied a season team-high eight draw controls at Longwood ... Had a game-high three goals to lead Tech to an upset victory over No. 18 George Mason ... Named to BIG EAST Academic All-Star team.

2003: Finished the season first in shooting percentage (.407), tied for first in draw controls (23), second in ground balls (44) and caused turnovers (27), third in assists (7) and sixth in goals scored (11) ... Scored the only goal for the Hokies against No. 2 Maryland ... In Tech's victory over No. 20 Northwestern, racked up two goals ... Notched the game-winner against New Hampshire and scored two goals in the victory ... Tallied one assist against Notre Dame, George Mason and Boston College ... Recorded five groundballs in three different games ... Season-best five caused turnovers against Boston College ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

High School: Lettered four years for Coach Karen Tengwall at Broadneck High School ... Co-captain and co-MVP of her team ... Received first-team All-America accolades ... A first-team all-county selection ... Team won the 2002 Maryland 4A State Championship ... Earned four letters for soccer ... A team captain and MVP for two years ... A second-team all-state selection as a junior ... Received first-team all-county honors.

Personal: Stephanie Lynn Jones was born April 27, 1984 in Elizabeth, N.J. ... Daughter of Stephen and Patricia Jones ... Has one older sister, Suzanne ... Majoring in communication.