Richie Navari pitched a gem in 9.1 innings on the mound
The series concludes at 1 p.m. on Saturday with Richie Navari scheduled to pitch for the `Dogs
The series resumes at 6:30 p.m. on Friday with Braden Bristo set to start for the Bulldogs
The Bulldogs stranded 13 base runners in the loss to Charlotte
The 49ers scored eight runs in the first four innings of Friday's game
2014: Started all 44 of the games he appeared in as the senior third baseman for LA Tech ... Was second on the team in hitting after posting a career-high .301 batting average over the course of the season ... Totaled four doubles, one triple, a home run, 12 RBI and a team-high .395 on base percentage in 2014 ... Ranked third on the team with six stolen bases ... Had 11 multiple-hit games as a senior, the third most among all Bulldogs ... Also had three multiple-RBI games, which is tied for second on the team ... Ended his Bulldog career on a 13-game reached base streak and a four-game hitting streak ... He enjoyed a career day at the plate by reaching base six times in a game by going 3-for-3 with a double, a home run and three walks to help lead Tech to a win over C-USA foe Marshall ... He is a two-time All-Academic recipient and was most recently awarded the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medal, which is awarded to student-athletes with a 3.75 or higher GPA.
2013: Started 43 of the 46 games he appeared in as the Bulldogs' everyday third baseman after coming back from an arm injury in 2012 ... Posted a .207 batting average with two doubles, a home run, nine RBI and 20 walks, the most of any other Tech player ... Had a .356 on base percentage for the 2013 season ... Led the Bulldogs after successfully stealing five bases in seven attempts during his junior campaign ... Recorded multiple-hit games on five separate occasions ... Hit his first and only home run of the season and the first of his Bulldog career April 14 at Texas State in a 2-for-3 effort with a home run, two RBI and run scored ... Recorded two RBI in three different games in 2013 ... Scored a season-high three runs April 23 at Grambling.
2012: Received medical hardship after an arm injury forced him to sit out the season
San Diego Mesa CC: Played third base and hit fifth in the batting order for the Olympians... Named team MVP after ending the season with a .320 batting average, 23 RBIs and 10 doubles... Named to first team all-conference in 2011... Batted .330 in conference play.
Sunnyslope High School: Three year letterman for the Vikings... Led Sunnyslope to three consecutive state playoff appearances... Was named to the first team all-district 4A, all-state team and team's most valuable player his senior season... Recipient of the Church O'Conner's Baseball Scholarship... Named to the second team all-District 4A his junior season... Also played power forward for the basketball team for two seasons and golf for one season.
Personal: Full name is Ryan Scott Jones... Born on Jan. 31, 1990... Transferred to San Diego Mesa CC after his freshman season at Grand Canyon University... Son of Rick Jones and Amy Behr... Has one brother, Grayson and two sisters, Jenner Jones and Lily Behr... Dad played baseball at Grand Canyon University and Mesa State... Grandmother played for the Rockford Peaches (professional women's softball)... Majoring in business administration.
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