12 Sierra Jones
12 Sierra Jones
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Huntsville, Ala.
High School: Madison Academy
Position: Guard
Last School: Madison Academy
Experience: 1L

Statistics: 20172016 2015

As a Junior: Appeared in all 33 games, providing valuable minutes at the guard position … Finished averaging 4.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game … Tallied three double figure scoring games including a season-high 17 points vs Lipscomb (11/29/16) … In Belmont’s lopsided win over the Bisons she registered a season-high 27 minutes … Scored 11 points against UT Martin (1/5/17) and vs. SEMO (3/1/17) … Dished out a season-best four assists at Morehead State (1/14/17) … Her season-high in three-pointers was three which she did twice once vs. Lipscomb (11/29/16) and vs. UT Martin (1/5/17) … At Morehead State (1/14/17) she had solid all-around game scoring five points, grabbing four boards and dishing out four assists … Grabbed a season-high five rebounds four different times … Made a season-high seven free throws at Tennessee State (1/28/17) … Scored six points in Belmont’s NCAA Tournament matchup vs. Kentucky (3/17/17) including two big baskets during the Bruins’ late rally.

As a Sophomore: Appeared in all 33 games, and started BU's first 14 ... Averaged 8.3 points per game which was the fifth highest mark on the squad ... One of five Bruins to average at least eight points per game ... Fourth on the team with 67 assists ... One of six Bruins to shoot at least 75% from the charity stripe (79%) ... Contributed 13 double-digit scoring efforts including a season-high 18 points against Trevecca (12/8) ... Twice recorded three-straight double-digit scoring games  ... Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds three times ... Knocked down a season-high five three-pointers against UAB (11/15) ... Her season high for assists came against Trevecca when she dished out seven dimes (12/8) ... Poured in a season-high seven field goals against Tennessee St. (1/24) ... Shot 8-for-8 from the free throw line at Morehead State (2/13) ... 2015-16 OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll Honoree.


As a Freshman: Played in all 31 games, earning 13 starts ... Led the Bruins in made free throws and was second assists (80) and free-throw percentage (.763) ... In the OVC was ranked 13th in assists ... Averaged 8.4 points and 2.6 rebounds per game ... Named OVC Freshman of the Week on January 6 ... Scored 10 or more points on 12 occasions ... Perfect at the free-throw line 12 times ... Collected three or more assists 12 times ... Made collegiate debut at Vanderbilt (11/14), scoring seven points ... Earned first collegiate start at Louisville (11/20) ... Reached double digits for the first time at Kent State (11/25), dropping in 14 points ... Tallied one block on the road at #8/8 Kentucky (12/14) ... Finished with three steals at Cleveland State (12/16) ... Recorded a season-high eight assists at Eastern Illinois (1/10) ... Shot 70 percent from the floor against Jacksonville State (1/21) ... Knocked down three triples versus Tennessee Tech (1/31) ... Hit seven field goals at Morehead State (2/4) ... Logged a season-best 40 minutes on the floor at Jacksonville State (2/11) ... Pulled down three offensive boards and was perfect at the charity stripe at Tennessee Tech (2/21) ... Recorded a season-high 23 points versus Eastern Kentucky (2/25), including going 10-for-10 at the free-throw line ... Named to OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Prior to Belmont: Prepped at Madison Academy under coach Brian Privett ... Named Alabama 3A Player of the Year by the Alabama Sports Writers Association ... Earned All-State honors three consecutive years ... Selected to play in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game ... Led team in points and assists ... Two-time team captain ... Helped lead Madison Academy to a state championship as a freshman and team was ranked No. 18 nationally by ESPN.

Personal: Born Sierra LaVon Jones on April 25, 1996 in San Angelo, Texas ... Daughter of Darryl and Dr. Sheila Jones ... Has one sister, Olivia ... Hobbies include hanging with friends, reading, volunteering to work with kids ... Lists favorite athletes as Rajon Rondo, Candace Parker, and the Williams twins ... Favorite singers are John Legend, Beyoncé, Miguel, Katy Perry, and the Weeknd ...  Lists favorite books as Redeeming Love, The Fault in Our Stars, and Twilight ... Favorite movies are Kicking and Screaming and The Heat ... Lists greatest sports thrill as winning a state championship her freshman year ... Majoring in Spanish.