Steven Jones

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Austin, Texas

    High School:
    Lexington High School

    Event:
    Hurdles, Sprints

    Birthdate:
    02/23/1987

    Experience:
    3L

    Steven Jones

    JUNIOR (2009)
    Indoor: Began the season with a first- and second-place finish in the 60m hurdles (8.17) and 60m dash (7.01) at the Texas A&M Early Opener ... Notched a third-place finish in the 60m hurdles at the Leonard Hilton Memorial with a time of 8:15 ... Finished in the top six in the 60m hurdles at the New Mexico Cherry & Silver Invitational (8.22) and the UH All-Comers Meet (8.19) ... Set a personal record in the 60m at the C-USA Championships, finishing 11th with a time of 6.97 ... Ran a season-best 8.03 in the 60m hurdles prelims to go on to claim a second-place finish at the championships. Outdoor: Began the season with two consecutive second-place finishes in the 110m hurdles at the TSU Relays, running a PR 14.19 in the prelims, and at the Victor Lopez/ Rice Bayou Classic ... Notched three more top-10 finishes in the 110m hurdles including a fourth place finish at the C-USA Championships ... Placed 14th in the 200m dash at the ASU Sun Angel Classic with a time of 21.97 ... Competed in the 100m dash at the LSU Alumni Gold meet with a mark of 11.46.

    SOPHOMORE (2008)

    Indoor: Ran a personal best time of 7.08 in the 60m at the Leonard Hilton Memorial ... Posted a time of 8.38 in the 60m hurdles. Outdoor: Finished third at the C-USA Outdoor Championships in the 110m hurdles with a time of 14.33.

    FRESHMAN (2007)
    Indoor: Set a personal best finish of 7.09 in the 60m at the Leonard Hilton Memorial ... Finished third in the 60m hurdles at the UH All-Comers Meet. Outdoor: Earned a 10th place finish in the 110m hurdles at the LSU Tiger Classic ... Sixth in the 110m hurdles at the John Jacobs Invitational.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    State Champion in the 110m hurdles in 2006 ... Regional Champion in the 110m hurdles ... Had a personal best time of 13.84 in the 110m hurdles ... Sixth at the Nike Indoor Nationals in 2005 ... Band drum captain ... Named to the Nike All-American team.

    PERSONAL
    Born February 23, 1987 in Austin, Texas ... Son of Naomi Jones Washington and Richard Washington ... Hobbies include playing drums and running ... Also recruited by Oklahoma and Arkansas ... Cousin, Jackie Washington, is a member of the UH Hall of Fame.

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