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      Ryan Jones
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chattanooga, Tenn.

High School:
Ooltewah

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
Outfielder

Experience:
2L

B/T:
L/L

2007 - SOPHOMORE
Played in 41 games for the Vols, with 25 starts (16 in right field, eight at first base and one as DH) ... Was often looked upon to provide his defensive prowess in the outfield ... Hit .202 on the year with 19 hits, six doubles and nine RBIs ... Recorded four multi-hit games and one multi-RBI game ... Began the season in right field ... Went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles at No. 13 Florida State Feb. 4 ... Collected two more doubles while driving in one run and scoring another vs. Eastern Michigan Feb. 11 ... Started at first base during the IPFW series Feb. 23-24 and was flawless in the field ... Delivered a two-run double March 2 vs. Illinois-Chicago ... Was 1-for-2 with two runs in the comeback win over Siena March 11 ... His 10th-inning grounder enabled the winning run to score at No. 22 Alabama March 18 ... Went 2-for-3 with a pair of runs vs. Wright State March 20 ... Scored the winning run against Lincoln Memorial April 18 as UT posted a 5-4 victory ... Walked twice at ETSU April 24 and also recorded a hit and a run in the win ... Drove in one run on one hit at Wofford April 25 ... Scored twice and drove in one run on one hit vs. Tennessee Temple May 8 ... Finished the year with a .182 average against left-handers and a .208 average vs. right-handers.

2006 - FRESHMAN
Smart, versatile player with a strong, accurate arm from the outfield ... Started 22 of the 44 games in which he played ... Made 18 starts in right field and four starts in left field ... Hit .260 with 26 hits, 13 RBIs and one home run ... Started the season-opener at Florida Atlantic in right field Feb. 3 ... Drove in the tying run and scored the go-ahead tally in the first game of the Feb. 5 doubleheader at FAU, which the Vols won 9-8 ... Had a hit, an RBI and one run March 11 vs. Akron ... Made his first career SEC start March 18 at sixth-ranked Mississippi State and went 2-for-4 with one run ... Hit his first career home run March 22 vs. Hartford as part of a three-run, three-RBI day ... Missed portions of late-March and early-April with a foot injury ... Returned from the injury to log a hit in his only plate appearance of the LSU series April 9 ... Drove in one run during UT's 2-1 win over Florida April 15 and also had an RBI on one hit at Georgia April 23 ... Logged a hit, a run and an RBI against UNC Asheville April 26 ... Totaled four hits and three runs during the Vols' road series win over South Carolina May 12-14 ... Started the final three games of the season in left field ... Finished with a .981 fielding percentage ... Recorded four multi-hit games and one multi-RBI game ... Hit .077 vs. left-handed pitching and .287 against right-handers.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Ooltewah High School in Ooltewah, Tenn. ... Was twice named to the Chattanooga Times-Free Press "Best of the Preps" list and was ranked as the No. 153 overall prospect in the nation by Baseball America ... Also rated by Baseball America as the top outfielder in the state of Tennessee ... Was a three-time All-District honoree ... Helped lead OHS to the state semifinals during his freshman season and back-to-back district titles during his sophomore and junior campaigns ... Hit .390 with six home runs as a senior in 2005 and batted .396 with seven homers as a junior ... Was a four-year member of the varsity squad ... Attended the 2004 East Coast Professional Showcase ... Named MVP of the 2003 Chattanooga Cyclones ... Also played wide receiver and strong safety on the football team ... High school involvement included Fellowship of Christian Athletes, First Priority and FCCLA.

PERSONAL
Full name is Ryan Keith Jones ... Born Sept. 15, 1986, in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. ... Son of Keith and Karen Jones ... Father, Keith, played baseball at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Ala., from 1976-80 ... Has a younger sister, Kristin ... Academic major: Arts & sciences.

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%
2006
.260
44
22
100
17
26
3
0
1
13
32
.320
13
2
16
2
.353
1
2
2
3
49
3
1
.981
2007
.202
41
25
94
18
19
6
0
0
9
25
.266
15
5
22
3
.336
2
2
4
6
128
6
1
.993
TOTAL
.232
85
47
194
35
45
9
0
1
22
57
.294
28
7
38
5
.345
3
4
6
9
177
9
2
.989
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