Lynnsy Jones
Lynnsy Jones

Player Profile

Castro Valley, Calif.

High School:
Castro Valley


Outside Hitter



May possess the ACC's most dynamic jump serve, and returns for her fourth year in Maryland's starting lineup ... experienced player who posted 246 kills as a sophomore, and a school-record 533 as a junior ... has all the tools and is an excellent all-around player who will compete for ACC Player of the Year honors this season ... is quick off the floor and has the athleticism to be a dominant player on the collegiate level.

"Lynnsy's jump serve is powerful and accurate and has the ability to affect the outcome of a match. She's also a very dominant attacker. She's the type of player who wants the ball, and demands the ball and knows what to do with it when she gets it."

AS A JUNIOR (2002)
Had a breakout season ... set school records in total kills for a season (533) and kills in a single game (33, Oct. 12 vs. Florida State) ... All-AVCA Eastern Region selection ... MVP of the Maryland Invitational (Aug. 30-31) ... saw playing time in each of the 120 games on the season ... led the team in kills, kills per game, total attack and service aces ... recorded 15 or more kills in 22 different matches on the year ... in a two-week span from Oct. 12-26, she averaged 24 kills, 1.2 service aces and 3.7 digs per match ... second in the ACC in service aces and third in kills per game ... had 10 double-doubles on the season, including a 21-kill, 20-dig, 5- block game vs. Duke Nov. 3 in College Park ... bested Duke earlier in the season (Oct.4) for 22 kills and 10 digs ... hit a season-high .462 vs. Wake Forest (Oct. 5) with 18 kills and two service aces ... had 29 kills and 11 digs en route to a five-game win vs. Clemson (Oct. 25).

Reached double figures in kills 12 times ...44 service aces led team for second consecutive season and were good for sixth in the ACC... started all 28 matches for Terps at right side position ... finished third on team in kills and total attempts among returning players ... hit game-winning kill in Maryland's ACC Tournament upset of third-seed Georgia Tech ... produced 14 kills and 11 assists en route to a double-double against Bowling Green (Sept. 1) ... tallied 15 kills and two blocks to lead Maryland over Southwest Texas in the B&G Properties Invitational (Sept. 7) ... named B&G Properties Invitational Tournament MVP after compiling an impressive 32 kills and seven digs while guiding the Terps to the tournament crown ... added 13 kills against Georgetown (Sept. 18) ... posted a double-double (15 kills, 10 digs) while committing only two hitting errors against Virginia (Sept. 25) ... racked up career-high 16 kills along with two service aces in win over Florida State (Sept. 28) ... blocked career-best five shots along with 14 kills and eight digs against Florida State (Oct. 20) ... chipped in with eight kills and six digs against North Carolina (Sept. 21) ... posted 12 kills and eight digs against NC State (Sept. 22) ... recorded 10 digs and tied a career-best six service aces vs. North Carolina (Oct. 21) ... notched third double-double of season with 12 kills and 10 digs against Wake Forest (Oct. 30).

Led the team and the ACC with 46 service aces ... saw game action in 28 matches ... ranked fifth on the team in kills (127) and digs (158) ... named to the all-tournament team at the Columbia/LIU Invitational ... recorded her first double-double of her career Sept. 19 versus Wake Forest with a personal-best 11 kills and 17 digs ... also chipped in with three aces against the Deacs ... collected 16 digs to go along with seven kills in a five-game victory over Connecticut (Oct. 14) ... dished out a career-high seven assists against Morgan State (Sept. 16) ... ripped off a career-best six service aces in Maryland's opening-round win over Clemson in the ACC Tournament ... tallied five aces along with 10 digs and nine kills in a win at NC State (Oct. 17).

A four-year letterwinner at Castro Valley High School in volleyball ... a two-time all-league and team MVP selection ... helped lead her team to two first place league finishes in her career ... named prep of the week by the San Francisco Examiner her senior season ... outstanding athlete who lettered in track all four years and received a scholarship offer from Santa Barbara ... also lettered two seasons in swimming and basketball at Castro Valley ... holds the school record for long jump with a leap of 18 feet ... was recruited by schools all over the country including Texas, DePaul, Pittsburgh, and Baylor.

Born on Jan. 26, 1982 ... the daughter of Sandra and Randy Jones ... her brother Ryan was the center for the University of California football team and graduated last May ... a kinesiology major.

Kills: 33 vs. Florida State (10-12-02)
Attack Pct.*: .500 (6-1-10) vs. Providence (9-8-01)
Assists: 9 vs. Binghamton (8-30-02)
Service Aces: 6 vs. North Carolina (10-21-01) and Clemson (11-16-00)
Digs: 20 vs. Duke (11-03-02)
Blocks: 7 vs. UMBC (10-31-02)
* min. 5 TA


Year    M   G   K     E   TA   PCT   A   SA  DIG  BS  BA  TB
2000    28 100  127  80  423  .111  46   45  158  4   33  37
2001    26 100  246 113  706  .188  38   44  154  3   36  39
2002    32 120  533 192 1283  .266  95   55  255  1   69  70
TOTALS  86 320  906 385 2412  .216 179  144  562  8  138 146