9 Scott Jones
9 - Scott Jones
Height: 6-4
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Port Coquitlam, Brit. Columbia
High School: Terry Fox
Position: A

Accolades: (2011) Named to America East Conference Second Team… Tabbed America East Player of the Week on April 18, 2011… Voted UMBC Athlete of the Month for April 2011… Named to the Winter-Spring America East Conference Honor Roll... : (2012) Named to America East Conference First Team… (2013) Selected as a team captain for the second consecutive season...Tabbed America East co-Player of the Week for games ending April 7… Selected to America East Second Team.



2013: Became the third Retriever to lead the team in goal scoring (35) for three consecutive seasons (Jason Smith, 1992-94 and Brendan Mundorf, 2004-06)… Amassed a career-high 41 points (35-6-41) and eclipsed the 100-point plateau (30th player) at UMBC… Stands 20th on all-time list with 116 points (96-20-116)… Produced 19 career games with three or more goals and scored four or more on ten occasions… Finished eighth in America East and tied for 31st nationally with 2.33 goals per outing… Hit the score sheet in 14 of 15 games, including four-goal efforts to open (Robert Morris) and close (Albany, America East Championship) the campaign… Produced a career-best six goals, seven points and five ground balls in 19-6 win over Vermont on April 7- the six goals was the most by a Retriever since Drew Westervelt notched six vs. Albany in May, 2006… Led the team with seven man-up goals.  


2012: Finished second in America East in goals per game (2.77, eighth in the nation) and eighth in points per game (3.08)… Finished the regular season with hat tricks or better in four of the last five games… His 36 goals are tied for the 11th-best figure in school history… Led the team with nine man-up goals and a pair of game-winning scores… Tallied four or more goals on five occasions- the first occurred vs. Fairfield on March 3… Amassed seven goals in three games vs. nationally-ranked powers Maryland, Johns Hopkins and Loyola… Credited with the game-winning goal as he netted UMBC’s eighth in the 8-7 victory over the Terrapins… Produced identical games of 4g-1a-5pts. vs. Hartford and Towson on March 31 and April 4… Scored a season and career-best five goals vs. Stony Brook on April 14… Recorded four goals, including the game-winning goal in overtime vs. Albany a week later.


2011: Led UMBC with 23 goals and amassed 33 points… Recorded game-winning goals in all three of the Retrievers’ America East victories, which occurred on three consecutive Saturdays… Put 68.3 percent of his shots on goal… Scored in 12 of 13 games and had multiple points in each of the last six contests… Finished fourth in the league with 12 goals (2.40) in five contests… Opened the campaign with a four-goal, five-point effort at Presbyterian on Feb. 19… Recorded three goals at No. 6 Maryland on March 18… Scored twice, including the game’s seventh goal, in the 8-6 victory over Binghamton on April 9… Exploded for a career high and UMBC season best five goals in the 13-9 victory at Albany on April 16… Four of Jones' five goals occurred in the fourth quarter- including three consecutive scores in the final ten minutes when the game was knotted at 9-9… The game-winner occurred with 9:53 remaining… Recorded his third five-point performance of the season with three goals and two helpers vs. Vermont on April 23…Scored the game-winner off a Joe Lustgarten feed with 41 seconds left in the 9-8 triumph over the Catamounts… Notched a pair of assists in two games, including America East semifinal (1g, 2a) contest at Hartford on May 4… UMBC was 5-2 when Jones scored multiple goals.


2010Saw action in 12 of 13 games and was used on man-up opportunities on many occasions… Scored his first collegiate goal, a man-up score at Towson on April 7… Added an even-strength tally in the regular-season finale vs. Hartford… Recorded nine shots while wearing No. 18.

BackgroundSelected as a 2009 Junior A British Columbia First-Team All-Star… Scored 44 goals and added 46 assists in 21 games for the Port Coquitlam Saints in 2009… Lists his top game as a seven-goal, five-assist effort against New Westminster… His older brother, Jeff Ratcliffe, lettered in lacrosse from 1997-2000 at UMBC and is currently 10th on the all-time list with 104 goals scored… Has two brothers, Jeff, 35, and Chad, 36… Son of Ken and Judy Jones…Born Feb. 11, 1989.


Year GP/GS Pts. Sh. Pct. GB  Pen
 2010  12/0  2  0  2   9 .222  1   --
 2011 13/12 23 10  33 60 .383 11 2/1:00
 2012 13/13 36 4 40 86 .419 11 3/2:30
 2013 15/15 35 6 41 94 .372 18 2/2:00
 Totals 42/40 96 20 114 249 .386 41 7/5:30