UCLA -- Two-sport athlete who is a starting midfielder and all-region performer for the Bruin women's soccer team ... Has a good shooting touch and helps the Bruins on the wing ... Tenacious defender and solid on the boards ... Consistent player who does the little things well.
2003 -- Tenth on the all-time school list in free throw percentage (.736) and fifth in three-point shots made (73) ... Ended the season converting 22 of 25 free throws ... Had 21 assists, 23 steals and only nine turnovers in last 12 games ... Played 40 minutes in four games ... Had 11 points in the home win over Oregon State ... Tied her career-high with five steals and scored eight points at Cal ...Recorded a team-high seven boards and four steals in the ASU home win ... Had a team-high eight rebounds in the win over Arizona and tied her career best with four assists ... Had nine points and a team-best 10 rebounds to match her career-high against Stanford at home ... Recorded 10 points and team-high eight rebounds at Arizona ... Had eight points, five rebounds and three steals in the win over USC ... Scored 11 points in the home WSU game ... Had 10 points and tied her career best with four assists in the Washington win ... Tied career highs with 24 points and 10 rebounds in win over Oregon, her fourth career double-double ... Made her first start of season vs. CSUN ...Shared the team lead with eight boards at Pepperdine ... Scored 10 points at UNLV ... Saw her first action of the season against Northwestern State after joining the team Nov. 25.
2002 -- Joined team on Dec. 3 and started the final 22 games ... Leading scorer for the Bruins with a 9.5 per game average ... Ninth in Pac-10 in steals (1.79) and 10th in three-point shots (1.46/g) ... Led the team with 14 points at Baylor ... Had 10 points and five steals versus Oregon ... Totaled seven points, nine rebounds, three assists and three steals versus USC in Pauley ... Led the team with 15 points and had seven boards versus ASU ... Scored 17 points and had nine boards against Arizona ... Scored 12 points with five steals at Oregon ... Had 11 points at Long Beach, including two free throws with 14 seconds left ... Scored 21 points and had a team-best seven rebounds at USC ... Scored career-best 24 at Arizona and added 10 boards to match her career best ... Had 12 points against both Cal and Stanford in Pauley ... T-10th on single-season school list with 35 three-pointers.
2001 -- Saw her first action vs. Long Beach ... Starter for the final 17 contests of the season ... Eighth in the Pac-10 in steals (1.83) ... Totaled 21 three-pointers ... Scored 11 points at Old Dominion ... Started her first career game at Washington State and had eight points, four steals and four rebounds ... Had 11 points and nine rebounds in Arizona win ... Scored 13 at both Arizona and Arizona State ... Scored 15 in win over Oregon and added nine rebounds ... Had 10 rebounds vs. Oregon State ... Hit three treys at Stanford in her total of 13 points ... Tied her career high in assists (four) and steals (five) in win over Washington State ... Scored 21 points in win over Washington and added 10 rebounds for her first career double-double.
UCLA SOCCER -- First-team All-Pac-10 and third-team NSCAA/adidas All-Far West selection as a junior ...Played in all 22 matches, starting 21 ... Finished the season with a goal and three assists ... Scored her only goal of the year in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... As a sophomore in 2001, she was one of only four Bruins to start all 23 matches ... Earned second-team All-Pac-10 honors ... Scored four points on one goal and two assists ...Only goal of the season was the game-winning goal in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ...Started all five of UCLA's NCAA Tournament matches as a freshman in 2000 ... Helped lead UCLA to its first-ever NCAA Championship game ...Played in 22 matches, starting 19, and scored two points on two assists.
HIGH SCHOOL -- Two-year letterwinner in basketball at San Clemente HS under head coach Mary Mulligan ...South Coast League co-Player of the Year as a senior ... First-team all-county and All-CIF ...Holds school records for single-game points (34), steals in a season (128) and single-season field goal percentage (55%) ... Averaged 15.2 points, 9.1 rebounds, 4.5 steals and 3.5 assists per game as a senior ... Named team MVP ... In her two years, she led her team to the CIF Finals as a junior and to the semifinals as a senior ... Team was 26-4 and won the South Coast League when she was a senior ... In soccer, she earned Team MVP, All-CIF, all-county and all-league honors while leading her team in goals and assists (14 each) ... Also competed in track and field as a long, triple and high jumper.
PERSONAL -- Full Name: Whitney Lee Jones ... Born: October 27, 1981 in Harbor City, CA ... Parents: Scot and Brooke Jones ... Has two brothers (Jake and Josh) and one sister (Kiley) ... Lists David Robinson as the player she admires the most ... Enjoys playing basketball and volleyball, going to the beach, vacationing and being with friends and family ... Relative of former NBA stars Kiki Vandeweghe and Mel Hutchins ... Father and several other relatives also attended UCLA ...Biology major.
UCLA Career Statistics
3-Point Shooting: 2003 - 17-59 (.288); 2002 - 35-120 (.292); 2001 - 21-59 (.356); Totals - 73-238 (.307).
Points: 24, last at Oregon (12/27/02)
Rebounds: 10, last vs. Stanford (1/24/03)
Assists: 4, last vs. Arizona (2/14/03)
Steals: 5, last at California (2/20/03)
Blocks: 1, last at USC (2/8/03)
FG Made: 10, at Oregon (12/27/02)
3-pt. FG Made: 6, at Arizona (2/14/02)
FT Made: 7, vs. Washington (3/10/01)
Minutes: 40, last vs. Oregon (3/1/03)