Middle Hitter
Height: 6'0"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bartow, Fla.
High School: Bartow HS
Other College: Hillsborough CC
Experience: Transfer


Career: Concluded two-year GSU career with 117 kills and 95 total blocks...Notched a career-high 10 kills in a match against Troy during the 2010 season...Had 10 matches of five-plus kills during the 2010 year.

2010: Concluded Panther career with a solid senior year after starting the majority of the season in replace of an injured teammate...Notched 93 kills including a career-high 10 against Troy...Also recorded 59 total blocks...Recorded 10 matches of five-plus kills...Had nine kills while hitting .471 in a 3-1 victory over Towson...Hit .444 in the match against Troy...Had six block assists in a 3-2 victory over Delaware...Notched five block assists against Troy and UNC Wilmington. 

2009: Came off the bench during her junior season to play in 54 sets, scoring 24 kills and 36 total blocks...Scored a career-high five kills at James Madison on 10/30...Tied a team season-high with eight total blocks against Towson on 10/16...Finished with a season-high three digs at Northeastern on 11/7...Had a season-high 22 attacks at Hofstra on 11/6.

2008 (Hillsborough CC): Helped lead the Hawks to a 34-10 record, reaching as high as eighth in the country, earning all-conference first team honors...Finished the season playing 96 sets, tying for second on the team with 51 total blocks...Scored 176 kills and a .295 hitting percentage during her lone season with the Hawks.

2007 (UT-Martin): During her freshman season, played in 16 matches, including making a pair of starts...Scored 31 kills and a .200 hitting percentage, while garnering 12 total blocks...Finished the year with a pair of aces and 39.5 points scored in limited action...Georgia State assistant coach Ada Bazin was an assistant for the Skyhawks and recruited Jones at the time.

High School: As a member of the Bartow High Yellow Jackets, served as a four-sport star, earning letters in both volleyball and basketball, while also participating in softball and track.

Personal: Raquel Jones is one of nine children to George Jones Jr....She was born on July 5, 1989 in Bartow, Fla...Has two younger brothers (George III and Devon), as well as six sisters (Nikki, Monika, Cilia, Gwen, Mercedes and Sasha)...Majoring in psychology.

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