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CORTNEY JONES

Player profile

position
Hurdles
year
Sophomore
hometown
Conyers, Ga.
high school
Rockdale County

BIO:

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Had an instant impact on the program in 2017 after graduating early from Rockdale County High and enrolling in January of 2017…earned All-American honors as a true freshman after advancing to the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 100-meter hurdles…cracked FSU’s top 5 all-time in both the 60-meter and 100-meter hurdles before celebrating her 18th birthday…earned All-ACC honors with bronze medal finishes indoors and outdoors in the 60- and 100-meter hurdles, respectively.

2017

Indoor: Finished third at the ACC Championships with a collegiate best time of 8.18 in the 60-meter hurdles, good for No. 4 on FSU’s all-time list and first-team All-ACC honors…that time ranked 21st among all NCAA Division I women last season…missed NCAA Indoor Championships berth by .03 seconds…competed in three meets fresh out of high school and twice made finals, debuting in a blistering 8.26 at Clemson.

Outdoor: Capped her seven-meet freshman collegiate season at the NCAA Championships where she finished 15th in the 100-meter hurdles (13.30) for All-American honors…followed that up with a fourth-place finish at the USATF Junior Championships…scored three 100-meter hurdles victories in rookie season, with a personal-best 13.06 for the win at the FSU Relays…that time ranks No. 5 in program history and was 21st nationally…was bronze medalist at the ACC Championships, good for first-team All-ACC honors.

Personal:

Capped decorated high school career with lifetime-best 13.40 in the 100-meter hurdles to finish sixth at 2016 New Balance Outdoor Nationals…was silver medalist at both the GHSA state meet and Georgia Meet of Champion in the 100 hurdles…in 2015 was silver medalist at USATF Junior Olympic National Champinships (13.67), after claiming second consecutive GHSA state title…in all won seven state titles between the hurdles, high jump and relays…helped Rockdale to 2015 team title while contributing to 4×100 and 4×400 relay wins, to go along with her first of two consecutive high jump titles…won GHSA state title in 100 hurdles as a freshman in 2014 and was also on winning 4×100…a well-rounded student who served as class president for three years at Rockdale and was a SGA member for four years…was on principal’s list throughout her high school career…daughter of Tracy and Tony Jones…plans to major in molecular and cellular biology with aspiration of becoming a doctor.