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Michelle Jones
Michelle Jones

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Mt. Notre Dame

Height:
6-1

Position:
F

Birthdate:
03/11/1987

Experience:
Sr./Sr.


02/03/2007

Cincinnati at #23 Rutgers

Cincinnati at #23 Rutgers

Career: Only the 13th player in school history to record 1,000 career points (1,058) and 600 career rebounds (639) ... finished career as the No. 19 scorer in school history ... .504 career field goal percentage ranks fifth in school history ... tied for eighth in school annals with 119 games played.

2009-10 Season (Redshirt Senior): True post player started all 30 games, averaging a career-high 36.0 minutes per game ... scored 10.0 points and grabbed 7.1 rebounds per contest ... shot .522 from the floor, ranking eighth in the BIG EAST ... ... scored 13 points and added six boards in season opener vs. Furman ... scored 11 points on 4-of-8 shooting and added a steal at Indiana ... scored 14 points and added eight rebounds in 36 minutes against Detroit ... scored a team and season-high 15 points on 7-of-9 shooting and grabbed a game-high seven rebounds against Western Carolina, playing 36 minutes despite picking up three first-half fouls ... played 38 minutes against Alaska Anchorage in the championship game of the Great Alaska Shootout, scoring two points and grabbing a team-high eight rebounds ... scored 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting with four rebounds and five assists, one shy of her career high, against Dartmouth ... held scoreless for first time since Feb. 11, 2009, at Georgetown (15 games) but grabbed nine rebounds against Kentucky ... scored just two points and shot 0-of-8 from the floor at No. 9/10 Xavier, but grabbed eight rebounds ... scored 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to notch first double-double since Jan. 17, 2007 against Butler ... scored five points with eight rebounds against Eastern Kentucky ... scored 11 points on 5-of-7 shooting with nine rebounds against Valparaiso ... surpassed the 500 career rebound plateau against Valparaiso ... scored a game-high 16 points on 5-of-6 shooting from the floor and 6-of-6 from the free throw line against Wright State ... scored seven points with seven rebounds in a 40 minutes against Louisville in the BIG EAST opener ... scored six points with six rebounds at No. 1/1 Connecticut ... scored seven points and grabbed three rebounds against St. John's ... scored eight points with a game-high nine rebounds at Rutgers ... moved past 900 career points against the Scarlet Knights ... scored nine points on 4-of-5 shooting with five rebounds and two assists against No. 19/18 Georgetown ... scored a season-high 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds in win at Seton Hall ... scored nine points on 3-of-6 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds at DePaul ... shot 6-of-10 from the floor, scoring a team-high 12 points against USF ... scored 18 points on 8-of-12 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds in overtime win at Louisville ... scored just three points but added a team-high seven rebounds against No. 4/3 Notre Dame ... posted second double-double of the season with 15 points and 10 rebounds in career-high 45 minutes in overtime win at Syracuse ... became 24th player in school history to reach 1,000 career points with nine points and 10 rebounds at Providence ... posted second double-double in three games with 17 points and 10 rebounds against Villanova ... scored just five points, but grabbed team-high seven rebounds against No. 8/7 West Virginia ... scored 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting and grabbed four rebounds in 37 minutes against Pittsburgh ... scored eight points and grabbed 11 boards in 44 minutes in regular season finale at Marquette ... scored six points and grabbed four rebounds, but biggest contribution came on defense, holding USF's all-BIG EAST center Jessica Lawson to just eight points and six rebounds in BIG EAST Championship first-round win ... scored five points and grabbed six rebounds in BIG EAST Championship second round game against Rutgers.

2008-09 Season (Redshirt Junior): Missed entire 2007-08 season ... true post player can score inside and is tenacious on the boards ... has more career offensive rebounds than defensive ... scored four points and added four rebounds against DePaul ... tallied seven points and knocked down 5-of-6 free throws at USF ... scored two points with two rebounds at Rutgers ... tallied three points and three rebounds against Pittsburgh ... scored seven points and grabbed five rebounds in 21 minutes against Marquette ... grabbed four rebounds, three on the offensive end, at Georgetown ... scored eight points and added a pair of rebounds against Providence ... scored seven points and added five rebounds at Notre Dame ... tallied 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting in a season-high 26 minutes at Louisville ... posted 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting and grabbed five rebounds, four on the offensive end, against Saint Francis (Pa.) ... scored 11 points, her third double-digit scoring game of the season, and grabbed five rebounds in 16 minutes at Wright State ... scored two points and added two rebounds in win against Xavier ... dropped in 17 points, a season-high, against Mississippi Valley State and added six rebounds ... scored four points and added six rebounds against Toledo ... scored 10 points and added eight rebounds off the bench in her first game action since the 2006-07 season against Detroit.

2007-08 Season (Redshirt): Redshirted.

2006-07 Season (Sophomore): Strong presence in the paint ... led UC in field goal percentage, hitting 51 percent of her shots (129-of-251), ranking ninth in the BIG EAST ... was sixth in the BIG EAST in offensive rebounding with 3.14 ... of her 170 rebounds, 91 were on the offensive glass ... had at least one offensive rebound in 25 of 29 games ... had at least one rebound in 58 of her 59 career games ... scored in double figures a team-high 20 times ... scored team-high 17 points in BIG EAST Women's Championship vs. Pittsburgh (3/3) in the first round ... grabbed 11 rebounds vs. West Virginia (2/24), her fourth game of the season in double-figure rebounding and her second-best performance on the boards ... notched 14 points vs. Villanova (2/20) with the help of making six of six free throws and grabbed six rebounds ... scored in double figures for the sixth consecutive game with 11 points vs. No. 5/6 UConn (1/30) ... converted 5-of-5 from the free throw line, the second consecutive game shooting perfect from the charity stripe ... scored a team-high 14 points vs. Seton Hall (1/20), the sixth time in nine games she led UC in scoring ... for second consecutive game hit a career high, this time in steals ... snatched a career-high four steals vs. Xavier (1/17) and also recorded her fourth career double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds, her second straight game with a twin double ... scored a game-high 19 points in the Bearcats upset of No. 24 DePaul (1/14), pulling down a career-high 13 rebounds for her third career double-double ... scored a game-high 20 points and pulled in a game-high eight rebounds in BIG EAST home opening win over Georgetown (1/3) ... scored career-high 24 points against Tennessee Tech (12/21) ... shot 10-of-13 from the fi eld (77 percent) and 4-of-5 from the free throw line ... scored 14 first-half points in the win over St. Francis (Pa.) (11/22) ... registered her second career double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds against Youngstown State (11/10).

2005-06 Season (Freshman): Strong presence in the paint who played her way into the starting lineup ... scored in double-fi gures in 17 of 29 games ... third on the team in scoring (9.1) and second in rebounding (5.3) ... led the team with 6.0 rebounds per game in BIG EAST contests, 20th in the league ... ranked 16th in the nation among freshmen in fi eld goal percentage (.474) ... had 12 points and five rebounds in WNIT loss at Florida International (3/16) ... recorded first career double-double with 13 points and career-high 11 rebounds at No. 15 DePaul (2/8) ... scored 11 points with nine rebounds against Notre Dame (2/25) ... grabbed six rebounds and handed out season-best two assists vs. Pittsburgh (2/4) ... had seven points and seven rebounds in just 11 minutes in win at Syracuse (1/21) ... scored career-high 18 points on 8-of-12 shooting vs. USF (1/15) ... carded 12 points and seven rebounds at Providence (1/7) in fi rst career start ... scored 10 points on 5-of-6 shooting with six rebounds vs. No. 8 Rutgers (1/3) ... named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week on Dec. 19 after averaging 14 points and eight rebounds on 10-of-16 shooting in wins over Texas-Arlington and Indiana ... grabbed nine rebounds to go with 11 points in win over Indiana (12/17) ... had 17 points with seven rebounds vs. Texas-Arlington (12/14), making 7-of-10 shots from the fi eld ... scored 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting vs. St. Francis (11/19) in fi rst career game ... carded a then season-high 13 points vs. E. Tennessee State (11/23) ... averaged 10.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in the preseason, making 7-of-10 shots from the field.

Pre-Cincinnati Career: Two-time all-state selection playing for Scott Rogers at Mt. Notre Dame High School ... named AP Ohio Division I Tri-Player of the Year as a senior after averaging 16.3 points and 10.4 rebounds ... Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati Basketball Hall of Fame, league and district player of the year ... led team to 76-6 four-year record, including a state championship and state runner-up finish ... set state tournament semi-final record with 19 rebounds ... McDonald's All-American nominee ... four-time all-league and three-time all-district selection ... scored 15.7 points per game as a junior and averaged 13.1 points and 7.4 rebounds as sophomore ... ranked as the 93rd best player in her class by All-Star Girls Report ... earned six varsity letters ... two-time all-league track selection ... owns school shot put record.

Personal: Full name is Michelle Iness Jones ... born March 11, 1987 in Cincinnati, Ohio ... daughter of Phyllis Jones ... is an only child ... majoring in organizational leadership.