Skyhawk Women's Basketball | Ashia Jones
2014-15: Named National Mid-Major Player of the Year by College Sports Madness...Named to All-American first team by College Sports Madness...Named OVC Player of the Year and to All-OVC first team...Tabbed OVC Player of the Week five times...Played in and started all 32 games...Led the OVC and ranked fourth in the country with 23.6 points per game...Averaged 5.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 2.0 steals per game...Scored 755 points, just 15 shy of the program’s single season scoring record...Broke program record with 10 games with 30 points or more...Set the single-season field goals record with 281...Tallied three double-doubles against Southern Illinois, Miami and Jacksonville State...Flirted with a triple-double against Miami, tallying 35 points, 11 steals and nine rebounds – breaking the program’s long standing single-game steals record...Scored 20 points or more 24 times...Led the team in minutes played at 1088, averaging 34.0 minutes per game...Tallied seven games with 10 free throws or more...Tied UT Martin single-game scoring record with 44 points at Murray State (Jan. 31)...Attempted the lone three-pointer of her career at Belmont...Tallied 18 games with multiple steals.
2013-14: Earned All-Ohio Valley Conference second team, All-OVC Newcomer and OVC Freshman of the Year honors...Named OVC Freshman of the Week a school record six times...Tabbed OVC Player of the Week on Feb. 18...Became the third player in school history to tally OVC Player and Freshman of the Week honors in the same week... Saw action in 31 games for the Skyhawks, starting in her last 24 games...Reached double-figures 20 times on the year, including the final 17 games of the season...Scored a career-high 27 points against Eastern Illinois (11-of-15) and Southeast Missouri (10-11)...Scored 20 points or more on six occasions...Tallied 18 points and eight rebounds against North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament...Posted five double-doubles on the season...Ranked fifth in OVC play with 18.1 points per game...Ranked third on the team in points with 13.1 points per game...Led the OVC with a .585 field goal percentage...Tallied a career-high 15 rebounds against Southeast Missouri...Tallied 13 multi-steal performances, including a career-high five steals against Southern Illinois.
High School: Joins the Skyhawks out of Covington High School under head coach Dion Real, where the Chargers tallied a 34-3 record and advanced to the state tournament quarterfinals in 2012-13 ... She led Covington to a 21-game winning streak and first state tournament appearance for the program since 2002 ... Emerged as one of the premier frontcourt players in the area, averaging 18 points and 11 rebounds on her way to leading CHS to district and regional championships ... She produced huge scoring games against Dyersburg (35 points on Dec. 7) and against Crockett County (35 points on Jan. 4) and in the final game of her high school career, tallying 23 points and 15 rebounds in a near-comeback against Macon County ... Captured Class A-AA accolades in the Commercial Appeal’s Pepsi Best of the Preps listing and was named by the TSWA as a Class AA all-state selection ... Played in the West Tennessee Ridgecrest National Guard All-Star basketball game ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born on May 15, 1995 ... Daughter of Wesley and Angel Jones ... Has one sibling, Wesley Jones Jr... Majoring in engineering.