Freya Jones
blank Freya Jones
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Chandlers Ford, Hampshire, U.K

High School:
Barton Peveril College

Height:
5-10

Event:
Javelin

2013 NCAA Outdoor Champion (Javelin)
2014 First Team Outdoor All-American

2014: Outdoor - Worked up to a sixth throw of 181 feet, 7 inches (personal best) to win the Spec Towns Invite javelin competition by 20 feet and improve her No. 3 mark in the school record books in her first Georgia meet since winning the 2013 NCAA title...Lifted her final attempt 171-4 to win the javelin at the Drake Relays...Was the top collegiate finisher (second overall) with a mark of 155-8 in poor conditions at the Georgia Invite...Opened with a throw of 169-8 to take third in the javelin for the second straight year at the SEC Championships...Cruised to her second consecutive NCAA Championships after taking fourth at the NCAA East Prelims with a mark of 172-5...Earned another First Team All-America certificate after finishing sixth in the javelin (174-1) at the NCAA Championships.

2014: Indoor - Did not compete for the Lady Bulldogs.

2013: Outdoor - Won the Lady Bulldogs' their third NCAA javelin title (first since 1999) after moving from fifth to first place on her fifth of six throws with a personal-best toss of 180 feet, 3 inches at the NCAA Championships...Clinched her spot at the national meet after taking fourth in the javelin at the NCAA Prelims with a top throw of 167-6...Finished third in the javelin at the SEC Championships with the second-longest mark of her career at 165-10...Earned runner-up honors at the Drake Relays after recording a throw of 173-9.

2013: Indoor - Did not compete for the Lady Bulldogs.

High School: Three-time English School champion...Junior and Intermediate Championships record holder...Personal-best javelin mark of 173 feet, 3 inches...Under-15, -17 and -20 English champion and championship record holder in all three...United Kingdom record holder for under-13, -15 and -17...2009-10 International Schools double champion and record holder as well as the U.K. School Games double champion and record holder (2009-10)...Named the 2012 Eastleigh Talented Athlete of the Year, the 2011 Hampshire Talented Athlete of the Year and the 2009 Hampshire Memorial Talented Athlete of the Year...Received the award for being the biggest contributor to sport and for being the most accomplished female athlete...Captain of both her netball team and her basketball team...Also played on her school's rounders team.

Personal: Born November 13, 1993...Daughter of Alan Raymond Jones and Annie Jones...Intending to major in Journalism.

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