12 Sierra Jones
12 Sierra Jones
Height: 5-9
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Huntsville, Ala.
Position: Guard
Last School: Madison Academy
Experience: HS

As a Freshman: Played in all 31 games, earning 13 starts ... Led the Bruins in made free throws and was second assists (80) and free-throw percentage (.763) ... In the OVC was ranked 13th in assists ... Averaged 8.4 points and 2.6 rebounds per game ... Named OVC Freshman of the Week on January 6 ... Scored 10 or more points on 12 occasions ... Perfect at the free-throw line 12 times ... Collected three or more assists 12 times ... Made collegiate debut at Vanderbilt (11/14), scoring seven points ... Earned first collegiate start at Louisville (11/20) ... Reached double digits for the first time at Kent State (11/25), dropping in 14 points ... Tallied one block on the road at #8/8 Kentucky (12/14) ... Finished with three steals at Cleveland State (12/16) ... Recorded a season-high eight assists at Eastern Illinois (1/10) ... Shot 70 percent from the floor against Jacksonville State (1/21) ... Knocked down three triples versus Tennessee Tech (1/31) ... Hit seven field goals at Morehead State (2/4) ... Logged a season-best 40 minutes on the floor at Jacksonville State (2/11) ... Pulled down three offensive boards and was perfect at the charity stripe at Tennessee Tech (2/21) ... Recorded a season-high 23 points versus Eastern Kentucky (2/25), inclduing going 10-for-10 at the free-throw line.

Prior to Belmont: Prepped at Madison Academy under coach Brian Privett ... Named Alabama 3A Player of the Year by the Alabama Sports Writers Association ... Earned All-State honors three consecutive years ... Selected to play in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game ... Led team in points and assists ... Two-time team captain ... Helped lead Madison Academy to a state championship as a freshman and team was ranked No. 18 nationally by ESPN.

Personal: Born Sierra LaVon Jones on April 25, 1996 in San Angelo, Texas ... Daughter of Darryl and Dr. Sheila Jones ... Has one sister, Olivia ... Hobbies include hanging with friends, reading, volunteering to work with kids ... Lists favorite athletes as Rajon Rondo, Candace Parker, and the Williams twins ... Favorite singers are John Legend, Beyoncé, Miguel, Katy Perry, and the Weeknd ...  Lists favorite books as Redeeming Love, The Fault in Our Stars, and Twilight ... Favorite movies are Kicking and Screaming and The Heat ... Lists greatest sports thrill as winning a state championship her freshman year ... Interested in majoring in Mathematics.

 

Career Highs (*Most Recent Listed)

Points ....23 vs. Eastern Kentucky (2/25/15)

Minutes ....40 at Jacksonville St (2/11/15)

Field Goals Made....*7 at Morehead St (2/4/15)

Field Goals Attempted...15 vs. Eastern Kentucky (2/25/15)

3pt Field Goals....*3 at Eastern Kentucky (2/25/15)

3pt Field Goals Attempted ....9 vs. Eastern Kentucky (2/25/15)

Free Throws ..........10 vs. Eastern Kentucky (2/25/15)

Free Throws Attempted.........10 vs. Eastern Kentucky (2/25/15)

Rebounds..............8 vs. Eastern Kentucky (2/25/15)

Assists ....8 at Eastern Illinois (1/10/15)

Steals ....3 at Cleveland St (12/16/14)

Blocks...........*1 at Murray State (1/17/15)


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