Ben Jones
Ben Jones
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Strongsville, Ohio
High School: Padua Franciscan

2018-19: A second-team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference performer...Had four top-five individual finishes, capped by tying for third place at the 2019 GLIAC Championships (71-72--143)...Average score of 73.74 in 23 rounds, including a 68 at the Wayne State Hawkshead Invitational in September, tied for the third-best score by an Eagle since 1996-97...Earned a spot on the GLIAC All-Academic Team (cumulative grade-point average of 3.00-3.49). 

2017-18: Rookie collegiate season was highlighted by a medalist finish (70-75—145) at the Ohio Dominican Bill Blazer Memorial in April...Placed third (71-76—147) at the Ohio Valley University Spring Championship in March...In 20 rounds, season average was 75.8.

High School: Was a first-team All-Ohio selection as a senior, boasting an 18-hole average of 73.6 in 16 rounds...In 13 events in 2016, finished with 12 top-five finishes, including three wins, three second-place showings and two third-place endings...Individual awards include four first-team All-North Coast League and honorable mention Cleveland Plain Dealer Player of the Year laurels...Was Padua Franciscan's team Most Valuable Player three times...Also was part of two state qualifying teams in 2015 and 2016, and two sectional championship squads...Was a four-year varsity golf letter winner at Padua Franciscan.

Personal: Son of Eric and Jody Jones.