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Kara Jones
Kara  Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Moody, Texas

High School:
Moody HS

Height:
6-3

Position:
MB

Experience:
4L

Career Statistics
Year SP MP-MS K K/S E TA PCT A A/S SA SA/S SE RE Digs D/S BS BA Total Blks B/S BE BHE
2007 105 30-29 172 1.64 75 493 .197 27 0.26 5 0.05 6 4 56 0.53 23 63 86 0.82 10 7
2008 95 27-26 141 1.48 83 483 .120 15 0.16 16 0.17 30 3 79 0.83 11 68 79 0.83 6 4
2009 114 33-32 214 1.88 69 563 .258 19 0.17 11 0.10 7 2 68 0.60 32 99 131 1.15 9 2
2010 102 30-30 266 2.61 93 647 .267 18 0.18 0 0.00 0 1 48 0.47 23 62 85 0.83 3 0
Totals 416 120-117 793 1.91 320 2186 .216 79 0.19 32 0.08 43 10 251 0.60 89 292 381 0.92 28 13

Senior (2010)
Recorded a career-high 16 kills to start the season against Arkansas State and was named to the all-Arkansas State Invitational and all-Nicholls Challenge teams... Tallied double-digit kills in 11 matches while recording nine-plus kills in 15 of 30 starts...Her 381 career blocks moved her past Laura Ebert (321) and Tanya Jarvis (328) for third all-time on the Louisiana Tech career blocks list...Became only the seventh active WAC student-athlete with 1,000-plus career points... Led the Techsters in attack percentage, total kills and total blocks.

Junior (2009)
Started 32 matches while playing in all 33... Was a force at the net for the Lady Techsters leading the team and the WAC with 32 solo blocks, 13 more than the second place finisher in the WAC... Established a new school record with 12 total blocks versus Air Force (9/11)... Season-high of 15 kills against San Jose State (10/17)... Her 1.15 blocks per set average ranked seventh in the conference and second all-time at Tech... Her 131 total blocks is second best in Tech history and was fourth in the WAC... Led team with a .258 hitting percentage.... Finished the season with 296 career blocks, placing her just outside the top five in program history...Earned second team All-Louisiana team honors...Named to Southern Miss Invitational All-Tournament Team.

Sophomore (2008)
Started 27 of 28 matches for the Lady Techsters... Tallied 145 kills, 79 total blocks and 81 digs on the season... Averaged 1.46 kills per set... Recorded 10 kills against Centenary (10/14)... Notched a season-high six blocks against Northwestern State (9/23).

Freshman (2007)
Saw action in 30 matches for the Lady Techsters as a true freshman... Totaled 86 blocks, averaging .82 per game... Registered 172 kills with a 1.64 per game average... Recorded a season-high eight total blocks against Hawai'i (9/20)... Had a season-high 13 kills against Boise State (11/15).

High School
Prepped at Moody High School in Moody, Texas... Lettered four years under head coach Shelly Jones... Led Moody to three-consecutive district 21-2A championships from 2004-06... Named district 21-2A MVP, All-Centex and All-State honors from 2004-06... Earned multiple newcomer of the year honors as a freshman... Led Moody to the area finals during her sophomore and senior years as well as a regional final berth as a junior.

Getting Acquainted
Full name is Kara Nicole Jones... Born April 23, 1989, in Stephenville, Texas... Daughter of Bubba and Shelly Jones... Has one brother, Jordan... Mother Shelly was a high school volleyball coach...Kinesiology major.

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