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Sarah Jones
Sarah  Jones

Hometown:
Sewell, N.J.

High School:
Bishop Eustace Prep

Event:
Sprints/Jumps

Birthdate:
04/11/1999

Experience:
Fr./Fr.

02/23/2018

Women's Track & Field -- BIG EAST Championships (Day 1)

Villanova competed on the first day of the indoor BIG EAST Championship on February 23, 2018.

On Jones: Experienced and versatile athlete in the sprints and jumps who has the potential to be a contributor to the team during meets ... Will work to make progress during the coming year as she gains experience at the collegiate level.

2017-18 Indoor: Had a successful collegiate debut and scored in the 60 meter hurdles at the BIG EAST Championships ... Finished fifth in the hurdles at the conference meet with a time of 8.78 in the final ... Also was fifth after posting a time of 8.79 in the preliminary heats a day earlier ... Also ran in the preliminary heats of the 200 meers at the BIG EAST meet and registered a season-best time of 25.66 ... Debuted at the season-opening Jack Pyrah Invitational, where she was the runner-up in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 9.02 and also came in ninth in the 300 meters with a time of 43.21 ... Advanced to the final of the 60 meter hurdles at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... Came in sixth in the final with a time of 8.79 after ranking fourth in the preliminary heats in 8.83 ... Also finished 10th in the 200 meters with a time of 26.07 at the Nittany Lion meet ... Established a personal best time of 8.76 in the 60 meter hurdles at the Villanova Invitational ... Came in third in the final with that time at the Wildcats home meet, after standing in fifth place with a time of 8.88 in the preliminary heats ... Ran the 200 meters at the Villanova meet and posted a time of 26.13 ... Tallied times of 8.98 in the 60 meter hurdles and 26.37 in the 200 meters at the FastTrack National Invite ... Ran the 60 meter hurdles in 8.84 in the preliminary heats at the Columbia Challenge ... Finished third in the final of the hurdles (8.94) at the Penn 8-Team Select meet after recording a time of 8.87 in the prelims ... Also ran the 200 meters in 26.28 at the Penn meet.

Bishop Eustace Prep: Earned four varsity letters in outdoor track & field, three for the indoor season and one in basketball as a forward her freshman year ... Was an all-conference performer all four years in track & field ... Named the team's MVP both indoors and outdoors her junior and senior seasons ... Winner of the Coaches' Award indoors as a junior and outdoors as a senior ... School record holder in the 100 meter hurdles outdoors and the long jump indoors ... Ranked fifth in the 100 meter hurdles in New Jersey and is 12th in the 55 meter hurdles ... State champion in the 55 meter hurdles as a senior ... Runner-up at the state meet in the 100 meter hurdles as both a junior and a senior ... Winner of the Olympic Conference Scholar-Athlete Award as a senior ... Inducted into the National Honor Society, the Spanish Honor Society, the Rho Kappa History Society and the English Honor Society.

Personal: Born 4/11/99 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... Younger of two children of Craig and Jennifer Jones ... Has an older brother, Christopher (20), who played baseball at Rutgers ... Hobbies include going to the beach, spending time with family and friends, watching movies and photography ... Felt at home as soon as she visited the Villanova campus and chose to attend the school for its sense of community and the balance between the academic and athletics programs ... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

PERSONAL BESTS

55 Meters                  7.80                    High School
55 Meter Hurdles 8.44 High School
60 Meter Hurdles 8.76 2018 Villanova Invitational
100 Meters 12.94 High School
100 Meter Hurdles 14.18 2018 Colonial Relays
200 Meters 25.42 2018 Colonial Relays
300 Meters 43.21 2017 Jack Pyrah Invitational
400 Meter Hurdles 1:10.01 High School
Long Jump 5.47 Meters High School
Triple Jump 10.42 Meters High School

BIG EAST TOP 8 FINISHES

60 Meters                  5th                     2018 Indoor

Schedule