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Paige Jones
Paige Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Alabaster, Ala.

High School:
Thompson

Height:
5-9

Position:
IF

Birthdate:
04/06/1983

2004
SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Played in 44 games, starting 13 ... Batted .219 in 64 at bats, collecting eight RBI and five doubles ... Named to SEC All-Tournament Team after hitting .364 and slugging .727 ... Was 4-for-11 in five Auburn games, going 3-for-4 with two RBI against Mississippi State ... Went 7-for-27 in pinch hitting role.

2003:
Started 24 of the 42 games she played in ... Hit .179 with four home runs and 14 RBIs ... Hit her first career grand slam against Alabama A&M on Feb. 23 ... Slammed a three-run homer in the South Florida game on Feb. 1 ... Tied the team-season high with four RBI in the Alabama A&M game ... Had a perfect fielding percentage of 1.000.

2002:
Played in 28 games and started 11 as the designated player ... Hit .262 with two home runs and eight RBIs ... Was fourth on the team in slugging percentage at .452 and on-base percentage with a .360 clip.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Named the Birmingham News State Player of the Year in 2001 ... Gatorade Player of the Year in 2001 ... Wendy's High School Heisman Award nominee ... Rivals.com National Player of the Week in 2001 ... Named to the Alabama High School Athletic Association All-State team as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Earned All-Shelby County honors during all four varsity seasons ... Was member of two State Championship teams in 1998 and 1999 ... Broke several AHSAA records throughout career including single-season RBI record (79), career RBI record (187), single-season home run record (20); was also second most home runs ever nationally, career home run record (40) ... As a senior she batted .470 and had a slugging percentage of .934 ... Voted Best All-Around at AU Softball Camp in 2000 ... Lettered in basketball all four years ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Coached Melissa Youngblood in high school.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Jean Paige Jones ... Majoring in secondary education/general science (Biology) ... Daughter of Rick and Donna Jones ... Has an older brother, Ted (23) and a younger sister, Meri (14) ... Is a fourth generation Auburn student ... Born on April 6, 1983 in Birmingham, Ala.