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Kara Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Davilla, Texas

High School:
Moody HS

Height:
6-4

Position:
Center

Experience:
HS

Kara Jones

2007-08: Saw action in eight games for Louisiana Tech ... Joined the team following her fall season as a member of the Lady Techster volleyball team ... Scored in two games ... Scored her first collegiate points with a field goal against Sam Houston State (Dec. 29) ... Also scored two points at the free throw line in a win over Hawaii (Feb. 2) ... Pulled down four rebounds on the season, including a career-high two against Sam Houston State ... Played volleyball for head coach Heather Mazeitis and the Lady Techster team ... Saw action in all 30 matches this year, making 29 starts at middle blocker ... Totaled 172 kills and 86 total blocks on the season ...

High School: Lettered all four years for the Bearcats ... Named first team all-district all four years ... Named all-region as a senior ... Averaged more than 20 points a game as a senior ...

High School Volleyball: Lettered four years in volleyball under head coach Shelly Jones for the Moody High School Bearcats in Moody, Texas ... Helped lead the Bearcats to District 21-2A titles in 2004, 2005 and 2006 ... Helped lead team to area finals as a sophomore and seniors ... Team finished in regional finals her junior year ... Earned multiple Newcomer of the Year honors including all-Centex as a freshman ... Finished as District 21-2A MVP 2004, 2005 and 2006 ... Earned first-team all-state honors in 2004, 2005 and 2006 ... Earned all-Centex first-team honors 2004, 2005 and 2006 ...

Getting Acquainted: Daughter of Bubba and Shelly Jones ... Mother Shelly was high school volleyball coach ... Has one brother, Jordan ... Born April 23, 1989 in Stephenville, Texas.