Duke Field Hockey BIO
10 Rhian Jones
2011: Started all 22 games for the Blue Devils ... led the team with a career-high eight assists ... garnered her second consecutive Longstreth/NFHCA All-America second team honors ... registered a goal against Maryland in the ACC Tournament semifinals on Nov. 4 ... key contributor on both attack and defensive penalty corners ... All-ACC and first team All-South Region selection ... also named to the ACC All-Tournament team ... played in and started 81 games for her career, totaling four goals and 13 assists.
2010: Started all 19 games for the Blue Devils in her junior campaign ... earned second team Longstreth/NFHCA All-America honors ... named to the Longstreth/NFHCA All-South Region first team and also garnered All-ACC accolades ... placed on both the NFHCA National Academic All-America and All-ACC Academic squads ... dished out an assist in Duke's win at Longwood on Sept. 4 ... also registered an assist against Old Dominion on Sept. 19 ... scored a goal against No. 10 Ohio State on Sept. 18.
2009: Played in all 19 games ... versatile player in the midfield and on defense ... earned third team NFHCA All-America honors ... first team All-South Region for the second-consecutive season ... tallied one assist on the year ... had a defensive save against North Carolina on Sept. 26 ... NFHCA National Academic All-America choice ... ACC All-Academic Team selection ... member of the U-21 U.S. National Team.
2008: Made an immediate impact as a freshman, starting all 21 games in the midfield ... first team All-South ... named All-ACC as a rookie ... scored two goals and added two assists for six points ... fired 14 shots ... first collegiate goal came vs. Ohio ... also scored in NCAA Tournament second round vs. Maryland ... named to the All-ACC Academic squad ... participated in the 2009 Youth Olympic Festival in Sydney, Australia, one of just 16 players selected by USA Field Hockey.
Prior to Duke: Member of the U-21 and U-19 National Teams ... 2007 CanAm and Wales Games team member ... captain of Wales U-16 squad in 2005 and 2006 ... competed in the European Championships in 2006 ... first team All-America selection ... also named first team all-region and all-state ... three-time Delaware County Player of the Year ... Main Line Player of the Year in 2007 ... captain of Haverford High School squad ... Central League Champions in 2006 and 2007 ... reached the state quarterfinals in 2007 ... Festival A Pool winner with Mystx Storm club team in 2006-07 ... Mystx Club Team National Indoor Champions Pool A 2008 ... named Main Line Public School Athlete of the Year in 2008 ... also competed in varsity track at Haverford, serving as team captain for three years ... owns school records in the 100m, 200m and 300m hurdles as well as the 400m and 4x200m and 4x400m relay events ... state medalist in the 400m and 800m races ... three-time county champion in the 400m ... National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born August 26, 1990 ... daughter of Linda and Peter Jones ... favorites include ice cream, Titanic, Angela's Ashes and *NSync ... sports heroes are her three brothers - David, Owen and Gareth ... can't live without her hooded sweatshirt ... would like to spend a day with Justin Timberlake ... dream job is to be a sports broadcaster ... chose Duke for its outstanding academic reputation, beautiful camps and great hockey program.