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  Mitch Jones
Mitch Jones

Player Profile

Orem, Utah

High School:
Mountain View HS

Last College:
Utah Valley CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210



Arizona State: One of the top powerhitters in the collegiate game ... could play leftfield or first base ... tremendous athlete ... drafted by the Texas Rangers ('97) and the Baltimore Orioles ('98 and '99).

1999 (Junior): Made 39 starts in 50 games played in his first year as a Sun Devil ... hit .333 with 46 runs scored and 39 RBI ... tallied 25 extra base hits ... finished second on the team in homeruns (11) ... posted 100 total bases on the season ... notched 14 multiple-hit games as well as nine multiple-RBI games ... put together an 11-game hitting streak ... hit .475 vs. lefties ... hit .364 with the bases loaded ... posted a .309 average in conference play ... recorded two stolen base on the year ... had a .641 slugging percentage (ranked 10th in Pac-10) ... went 2-for-5 with four RBI, two homers and two runs scored vs. Southern Utah (4/30) ... hit his first homerun of the season against New Mexico (2/12) ... posted three 4-RBI games ... in a three game series vs. BYU, went 7-for-15 with nine RBI and six runs scored ... blasted a three-run homer in a pinch-hit situation at UCLA (4/16).

Junior College: Attended Utah Valley Community College in Orem, Utah from 1996-98 ... earned associates degree ... coached by Steve Gardner ... played third base ... all-region selection ... all-american ... league champions in 1998 ... in a doubleheader, in 10 at bats, hit five homeruns, two doubles, a single and drew two walks ... holds record for most homeruns (3) in a single game.

High School: A 1996 graduate of Mountain View High School in Orem, Utah ... two-year letterwinner in baseball, one-year letterwinner in football ... captained baseball team his senior year ... '96 all-state selection ... team MVP (1996) ... batted .440 his senior year with 12 homeruns.

Personal: Majoring in construction management ... parents are Cal and Carol Jones of Orem, Utah ... has three sisters, Amber (20), Ericka (15) and Meagan (10) and one brother, Brady (18) ... born on October 15, 1979 in American Fork, Utah ... father, Cal, played first base at Dixie College in St. George, Utah ... married to Tavi Jones ... enjoys hunting, fishing and golf ... full name is Mitchell Jones.

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