Ryan Jones
    Ryan Jones

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    St Joseph, Ill.

    High School:
    McKendree College

    Height:
    6-3

    Event:
    Decathlete/Javelin


    A decathlete and javelin thrower that particpated in the NAIA National Track Championships last year for McKendree College. Was also on a football scholarship. Competed in the high jump (6-2 1/4-7th), 60 meter hurdles (8.83), 400 meter dash (54.00), and the shot put (38-0 3/4) in the season opening Saluki Booster Invitational.

    St. Joseph Ogden H.S.: All-State, All-Area, and All-Conference in football and track. MVP in track three times and football once. Lettered in track, football, basketball, and wrestling.

    Personal: Majoring in philosophy ... son of Karen Connel ... born June 13, 1980.

    Wright on Jones:
    "Ryan will be a decathlete as well as throw the javelin for us. He?s worked very hard with Coach Robinson in the fall and we expect him to have a good year here."

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