Daniel Jones
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Daniel  Jones

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Coppell, TX

High School:
Coppell

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
OF

07/17/2017

75 cadet-athletes earn Mountain West all-academic honors

The 75 honorees is the third most since the Falcons joined the MW in 1999-2000

Summer (2017):
- Playing summer ball for Eau Claire Express in Northwoods League during his three weeks of allowed leave from cadet duties.

Freshman (2016):
- Played in six games.
- Had two hits and one run scored.
- First-career hit in first-career at bat vs. Adams State.
- Second hit came in second-career at bat vs. Iowa.

HIGH SCHOOL (Coppell):
Three-year letterwinner in baseball…team captain as a senior…Perfect Game Preseason All-American prior to his senior season…Preseason Perfect Game Second Team All-Region entering 2015…second team all-district his senior year…first team all-district selection as a junior…Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American entering his junior year…represented North Texas at USA Baseball’s National Team Identification Series…played for Kendall Clark at Coppell HS…summer baseball team was Dallas Mustangs, coached by Barry Hoffpauir.

PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 28…Parents are Rob and Kristi Jones…has two brothers…his brother, Tyler, is a senior currently playing baseball at Air Force…his father Rob played baseball at TCU from 1986-89…his grandfather Bob played baseball and basketball at SMU from 1964-67…high school teammate Tyler Zabojnik is also on the team at Air Force…nickname is DJ…favorite food is steak with fried rice…favorite book is The Bible…favorite movie is American Sniper.

Why I came to the Academy: “I came to Academy because it presented opportunities that other schools did not. Not only will I get to play college baseball but I will receive a degree from the number one public school in the country and do other things every other college baseball player will never get to do.

Jones Career Hitting Stats

Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb slg% bb hbp so gdp ob% sf sh sb-att po a e fld%
2016 (Fr.) .400 6-0 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 .400 0 0 3 0 .400 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 .000
2017 (So.) .369 31-14 65 25 24 6 1 7 16 53 .815 6 3 15 0 .446 0 0 2-4 10 1 0 1.000
Career .371 37-14 70 26 26 6 1 7 16 53 .786 6 3 18 0 .427 0 0 2-4 10 1 0 1.000
Oct 16 Athlete of the Week_Denise Ssozi
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