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Ridge Jones

Player Profile

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
DeSoto, Texas

High School:
DeSoto HS

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
HS

06/23/2013

Consistency the Story in Review of 2012-13 Track & Cross Country

Joe Franklin's cross country and track & field teams showed some talent as they racked up the honors and the championships in the 2012-13 season.

05/11/2013

Lobos Women Finish Second, Men Third at MW Outdoor Championships

The Lobo women racked up 145.5 team points over the four-day meet, while the men combined for 149

05/10/2013

Women in Second Place, Men Third after Third Day of MW Championships

The Lobo women are in second place while the men sit in third after the third day of action at the MW Track Championships.

05/07/2013

Lobos on Title Run in Sin City as Men Eye Triple Crown

The Lobos are heading to the MW Championships with high expectations as the men aim to back up their indoor title.

03/22/2013

Effort Key as Lobos Start 2013 Outdoor Track & Field Campaign

The Lobos are gearing up for a promising outdoor campaign at the season-opening UTEP Springtime Invitational

02/08/2013

Don Kirby Elite Invitational

The Lobos hosted a preeminent field of teams at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

01/19/2013

Cherry & Silver Invitational

The Lobos open their 2013 track & field campaign hosting the Cherry & Silver Invite in the Albuquerque Convention Center.

Jones' Football Bio

NEW MEXICO

2013 Indoor: Ran at five meets, emerging as a force in the 60-meter dash ... Opened at the Lumberjack Team Challenge with a 6.88* time in the 60, placing fourth ... Also placed 12th in the 200 (22.87*) at the LTC ... Earned seventh in the 60 (6.91*) and ninth in the 200 (22.19*) at the Cherry & Silver Invitational ... Clocked stellar times in the 60 at back-to-back meets, running a 6.88* at the New Mexico Classic to place fourth and then a season best 6.82* at the Don Kirby Elite to place seventh ... Claimed runner-up honors in the 60 at the Mountain West Championships, placing second with 6.87 clocking.

2013 Outdoor: Due to spring football, only competed at the Mountain West Championships, where he placed fifth in the 100 with a time of 11 seconds even.

HIGH SCHOOL

Competed in track and football at DeSoto High School in DeSoto, Texas ... Won the 100 at the Region 2-5A Meet with a 10.54 time and placed second at the District 11-5A Meet with a personal-best 10.36 time ... Ran a 10.57 in the 100 atUIL Track and Field Championship, placing fifth ... Broke the Lancaster, Texas, city record in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.42 seconds ... Also ran with DeSoto's sprint relay teams, were they won every single 4x100 and all but one 4x200 his senior yeear, including victories at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays (4x100 and 4x200) and the UIL Track and Field Championship (4x100) ... As a football player, Jones was one of several Division I prospects from DeSoto High School ... Was an 11-5A first-team All-District performer his senior year when he racked up23 receptions for 397 yards and four TDs.

PERSONAL

Full name is Ridge Wayne Jones ... Parents are Simone and Roderick Jones ... Has one brother, Rod, an one sister, Cynthia ... Dad played football at Southern Methodist and in the NFL for the Cincinnati Bengals and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

PERSONAL BESTS

Indoor
60 meters: 6.82*
200 meters: 22.19*

Outdoor
100 meters: 10.76

TRACK & FIELD HONORS

• All-Mountain West Indoor Team, 2013 (60)


* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol

Thursday, April 17
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Mt. SAC Relays
Friday, April 18
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Bryan Clay Invitational
Saturday, April 19
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Long Beach State Invitational
Friday, April 25
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Brutus Hamilton Invitational
Friday, May 02
All Day - 
Track & Field
vs. Don Kirby Tailwind Open
Sunday, May 04
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Payton Jordan Invitational
Thursday, May 08
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Air Force Twilight Invitational
Wednesday, May 14
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Mountain West Outdoor Track & Field Championships
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