Lipka on Jones: "Elisabeth is a definite threat when she touches the ball. She just needs to get some seasoning and experience."
Pre-College: Named 2002 Miss Kentucky Soccer ... Selected as a 2002 NSCAA All-American ... Three-time First-team All-State by the Kentucky High School Girls' Soccer Coaches Association ... Fayette County Player of the Year in 2002 ... Three-time Lexington-Fayette County All-City honoree ... 2000 Fayette County Newcomer of the Year ... Three-time team MVP at Lexington Christian Academy ... Owns four school records, including season goals (32), season assists (18), season points (68) and career goals (83) ... Played with fellow UK freshman Sarah Jervis on LFC Premier club team coached by UK assistant coach Tim Bennett, a team that won three consecutive Kentucky State Cups ... 2002 Kentucky Class A State Champion in 300-meter hurdles and long jump ... Holds school records in 300-meter hurdles, long jump, 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash ... Three-year starter in basketball ... Voted most athletic girl in senior class by 2003 senior classmates ... KHSAA First-team Academic All-State in soccer (1999-2002), basketball (2000-02) track (2002).
Personal: Full name is Elisabeth Leigh Jones... Born Oct. 14, 1984... Parents are Raleigh and Jeannie Jones... Lists her club team winning the state cup three consecutive years as her most memorable moment in sports... Chose UK because it was close to home and because of the players, coaches and high level of competition in the Southeastern Conference ... Chose the Wildcats over Vanderbilt, Arkansas and Liberty... Served as a missionary with immediate family for two years in Taiwan.