Abby Jones
Abby Jones
Year: So.
Hometown: Franklin, Pa.
High School: Franklin
Major: Education
Events: High Jump

2016 Outdoor (Freshman): Placed fifth in the high jump at the Horizon League Championships clearing a height of 1.62m...had a season-best clearance of 1.63m in the high jump at the Jesse Owens Classic.

2016 Indoor (Freshman): Placed second in the high jump at the Horizon League Championships by clearing a height of 1.66 meters...had a personal-best leap in the high jump at the Penn State National Invitation with a jump of 1.68 meters...competed in the long jump at the YSU College Invitational with a leap of 4.69 meters...had a leap of 9.65 meters in the triple jump at the YSU Icebreaker.

HIGH SCHOOL: Won the 2015 Class AAA Pennsylvania title (PIAA) in the high jump...at the PIAA meet won by clearing 5-7...cleared a personal-best height of 5 feet, 9 inches...placed third in the event at the Penn Relays High Jump Championship clearing a height of 1.71m...competed in the New Balance Outdoor National Championships...had a best leap of 16-8.5 in the long jump and 36-4 in the triple jump...was runner-up at the PIAA meet in the high jump three straight years before winning the title as a senior...cleared 5-8 as a junior and sophomore at the state meet.

Personal: Daughter of Matthew and Valerie Jones...has two brothers...majoring in education...is the 2016-17 recipient of the George M. and Helen L. Kohut Scholarship.