2010: Competed in the first five meets of the season… Set a career-best 5K time of 16:36.57 at the season-opening Mount St. Mary’s Duals… Also set a career-best 8K time of 26:28 at the Paul Short Invite.
2009: Competed in four meets, scoring twice for the Retrievers… Started the season with a career-best 5K time at the Mount St. Mary’s 5K Duals in 17:29.99… Set a career-best 8K time at the Navy Invitational with a time of 28:11.60.
2008: Finished 42nd in the 8K run at the Towson Invitational… Started the season with a 51st-place finish at the Mount St. Mary’s 5K Duals.
Background: Named to the Frederick News-Post All-Area First Team for cross country in 2007… Garnered All-Area indoor track first team honors from the Frederick News-Post in 2008… Helped Linganore High School to second-place finish at the 2008 Maryland State Class 4A Indoor Championships.
Personal: Son of Elaine and Greg Jones… Has three siblings, Brian, 26, Kristen, 22 and Roy, 21… Twin brother Roy also competes for UMBC on the cross country and track and field teams… Majoring in environmental science... Born June 10, 1990.