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Myles Jones
Player Profile:
Myles Jones 937229
Position: Midfielder
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 240
Year: Senior
Hometown: Huntington, N.Y.
High School: Walt Whitman

Career: Three-time All-American, including two-time first team selection … Arguably the best midfielder to wear a Duke jersey  … Two-time L.T. j.g. Donald MacLaughlin Award winner as the nation’s top midfielder … Two-time Tewaaraton Award Finalist … 2016 ACC Offensive Player of the Year … One of 11 Blue Devils to earn All-ACC honors three times in his career … Owns the Duke midfield record for career and single-season points with 231 and 77 … Ranks seventh at Duke in career points, 12th in career goals (126) and fifth in career assists (105) … His 231 career points are the second most by a midfielder in NCAA Division I history … First midfielder in NCAA history to record 100 career goals and 100 career assists … Owns two of the top 20 single-season points and assists totals in Duke history … One of three Blue Devil midfielders and 23 in NCAA history to score 40 goals in a season.

2016: L.T. j.g. Donald MacLaughlin Award winner as the nation’s top midfielder … Tewaaraton Award Finalist … USILA All-America first team … ACC Offensive Player of the Year … All-ACC … Ranked second on the team in points with 70 … Led all midfielders nationally in points and ranked 28th nationally … Tops on the team with 37 assists … The 70 points  tied for 15th in Duke single-season history, while the 37 assists are seventh …  Finished his career on a 54-game point streak … Compiled five-plus points in five games … Had three hat tricks … Distributed three-plus assists five times … Matched the Duke single-game record in points with 11 in the setback to North Carolina (4/1) … Recorded five goals and three assists for eight points in win over Loyola (3/12) … Garnered ACC Player of the Week honors following performance against the Greyhounds …  Registered at least four points in eight games … Scored the game-tying goal and assisted on the overtime winner in ACC Semifinal victory over Notre Dame (4/29) … Added two goals against Syracuse (5/1) in the ACC Championship contest to earn ACC All-Tournament Team honors … Scored two goals and four assists in win at Virginia (4/17) … Scored two goals and two assists in overtime regular season victory over Syracuse (3/26) … Picked up 16 ground balls.

2015: Started all 18 games on the first midfield … LT. j.g. Donald MacLaughlin Jr. Award winner as the nation’s top midfielder … USILA All-America first team … Tewaaraton Finalist … All-ACC … Led the Blue Devils in scoring with 77 points from 40 goals and 37 assists … Led all midfielders nationally in scoring and ranked fourth overall in points per game (4/28) … Also ranked fourth nationally in assists per game (2.06) and 10th in goals per game (2.22) … Became the 43rd Blue Devil in program history to reach 100 career points with five points against Denver (2/14) … Scored three goals and an assist in the win over Marquette (4/18) to become the top scoring midfielder in Duke history, passing Jim Gonnella’s 145 … His 77 points are the most by a midfielder in Duke single-season history and rank 11th on Duke’s all-time list … His 37 also are a midfield record and rank seventh in program history … With 40 goals he became just the second Duke midfielder to record 40 goals in a season, joining Rob Rotanz … Scored a goal in 17 games and had at least one point in all 18 games to push his point streak to 35 … Registered a team-high 10 five-point games and had nine hat tricks for the year … Dished out at least three assists five times … Matched his career high with eight points from three goals and five assists at Georgetown (3/14) … Had the game-winner in the 15-13 victory over the Hoyas  … Compiled four goals and an assist in win over Loyola (3/7) … Scored at least five points in each of his first four outings on the year, including five points (3g, 2a) in loss to No. 1 Denver (2/14) … Had two goals and three assists for five points in win over Virginia (4/12) to clinch a spot in the ACC Tournament … Tallied three goals and two assists in ACC Championship loss to Syracuse (4/26) … Also had three points (1g, 2a) in the semifinal win over No. 1 Notre Dame … Named to the ACC All-Tournament team on strength of his eight points and four ground balls in the two games … Led all Duke offensive midfielders with 25 ground balls … ACC Academic Honor Roll. 

2014: Played in all 20 and started 16 games on Duke’s first midfield line … USILA All-America second team … All-ACC … NCAA All-Tournament Team … Part of the highest scoring midfield trio in Duke lacrosse history … Compiled 37 goals and 26 assists for 63 points … Ranked fourth in goals and third in assists on the team … Had at least one point in 19 of 20 outings and registered 15 multiple-point games … Finished the year with five hat tricks … Tallied a career-high five goals and six points in regular season win over Syracuse (3/23) … Added four goals in wins over Harvard (3/29) and at Virginia (4/11) … Also handed out two assists versus the Cavaliers … Provided five assists and a goal in victory over Rutgers (4/19) … Registered a career-high eight points on three goals and five assists in NCAA Tournament first round win over Air Force (5/11) … Had three goals and four assists in NCAA quarterfinal game versus Johns Hopkins (5/18) … Tallied matching two goals and one assist performances in NCAA semifinal and title game wins … Compiled 10 goals and 11 assists for 21 points in the four NCAA Tournament games … Scored 28 goals and 22 assists for 50 points in the final 11 games of the year after scoring just nine goals and four assists for 13 points in the first nine.

2013: Played in 18 games and started five games at midfield … Finished the year with 16 goals and five assists for 21 points … Tallied his first collegiate point with a goal against Jacksonville (2/10) … Registered his first multiple-point game against Mercer (2/17) with a goal and a career-high two assists … Notched two goals at Penn (2/22) for his first career multiple-goal game … Had a hat trick and a career-best five points at Marquette (5/5) … Scored two goals in NCAA Tournament action … Had one in 12-11 double overtime win over Loyola (5/12) and one in the NCAA Championship win over Syracuse (5/27) … Scored a point in 13 games overall … Had seven ground balls and one caused turnover.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for Bob Howell at Walt Whitman High School ... A four-time Suffolk County All-League selection ... Tallied 149 goals and 123 assists for 272 points in his scholastic career ... Rated as the No. 8 postgraduate player by Inside Lacrosse ... Ranked among the top 10 players by Inside Lacrosse throughout his high school career ... Earned all-county honors his final three seasons and was a US Lacrosse and Under Armour All-American his final campaign ... Picked as an honorable mention All-American his sophomore and junior seasons and was named to the Under Armour All-America underclassman team in 2009 ... Voted to all-tristate in 2010 and 2011 ... Had a career-best 82 points from 42 goals and 40 assists as a junior ... A gold medalist at the Empire State Games ... Competed at Salisbury School in a postgraduate year ... Also lettered four years in football and basketball at Walt Whitman .. A 1,000-point scorer and earned league MVP honors as well as all-Long Island, all-league, and all-county recognition on the basketball court ... All-league and all-county as a quarterback.

Personal: Son of Reginald and Tracy Jones ... has one sister, Chyna, ... born March 15, 1993 in Rockville Centre, N.Y.

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