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Baylor's leading returnee in kills after posting 276 in her sophomore season in 2013 ... Second only to Zoe Adom (349) in kills and avearged 2.46 per set. ... Hit .184 on the season and late in the season began playing all the way around the rotation, which expanded her defensive role ... Had double-digit digs in four of BU's last 10 matches and finished the season with 106 digs, avearging 0.95 per set ... Posted double-digit kills in 13 of the Bears' 32 matches ... Posted a season-high 19 kills in a Big 12 loss at TCU Nov. 9 in five sets ... Had double-digit kills in all three matches of Baylor's only three-match win streak of the season Sept. 21-24 (10, UNT; 13, Houston; 12, UTSA) ... Had two-straight double-doubles with 11 kills and 12 digs in a Big 12 win over KSU at home before collecting 16 kills and 14 digs in a Big 12 road win at Texas Tech Oct. 26 ... Tied for second on the BU squad with 72 blocks (one solo) and had a season-high eight in four-set win over Mississippi State at home, Sept. 7 ... Named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the spring semester.
Impact freshman for the Bears appearing in 24 matches and 73 sets ... Named MVP of the Baylor Classic tallying 33 kills and seven blocks as the Bears defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Nevada and Tulane ... Finished the season with 167 kills with six matches of 10 kills or more ... Posted a season-high 16 kills in the Baylor Classic, Aug. 25, against Nevada ... Had 10 kills in a Big 12 match vs. Kansas State, Sept. 29 ... Totaled 34 blocks on the season with a season-high six in a five-set match against Hampton, Sept. 8 ... Hit .151 for the season and averaged 2.29 kills per set in her rookie campaign ... Compiled 57 digs with a season-high seven against San Francisco, Sept. 2 ... Named to the Big 12 Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll for the fall of 2012.
Helped lead Plano West (Texas) High School to a 29-13 record as senior and ranked No. 12 in the state of Texas ... Earned recognition on the top 150 Senior Aces list by PrepVolleyball.com and was named all-district 8-5A as senior ... Prior to senior season, named to the Under Armour Preseason All-America Watch List.
Full name is Laura Kate Jones ... Born July 1, 1994, in Dallas ... Daughter of Ross and Amy Jones ... Majoring in nutrition.