ACC batting champ Ashley Thomas hopes to see Georgia Tech through to a repeat ACC Tournament championship
2010 All-ACC (Second Team)
2011 All-ACC (Second Team)
2008 All-ACC Academic Team
2009 All-ACC Academic Team
2010 All-ACC Academic Team
2011 All-ACC Academic Team
2011 Capital One Academic All-District Second Team
2011 ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
As a Senior (2011): Appeared in 56 games on the season starting 54 of them ... Registered a .342 batting average knocking out 54 hits on the year, all singles ... Tallied seven RBIs and scored 32 runs of her own ... Was 33-for-38 in stolen bases on the season to finish with 95 for her career, third all-time in the Tech record books ... Never made an error in 46 chances on the season ... Had 13 multiple hit games on the year ... Recorded a hit in 12-straight games from Feb. 12 to March 4 ... Started the year off with a 2-for-2 effort against Florida Atlantic (Feb. 11) ... Went 3-for-4 against UT Chattanooga (Feb. 12) driving in a run and scoring one of her own ... Finished her hit streak with a 2-for-2 effort vs. Jacksonville State (March 4) stealing two bases as well ... Went 2-for-3 scoring a run and stealing three bases against Providence (March 20) ... was 2-for-4 with a run scored against Georgia (April 13) ... Notched five hits in 11 at bats in the weekend series with Boston College (May 1-2) scoring a run and stealing two bases ... Notched another five hits in 11 at bats while scoring four runs and driving in another on Senior Weekend against Florida State (May 7-8).
As a Junior (2010): Started in 60 games for the Jackets while compiling a .280 batting average ... Was second on the team with 10 stolen bases, in 11 attempts, and scored 31 runs...Had a .935 fielding percentage for the Jackets as the starting center fielder...Had a 2-for-2 outing against Florida Gulf Coast (Feb. 14) while scoring two runs and adding another sacrifice...Went 2-for-4 versus Dartmouth (March 7), stealing two bases and scoring twice...Had another solid game at North Carolina (March 21), going 2-for-2 with a sacrifice and a run scored... Was 2-of-3 at the plate with two runs scored against Virginia Tech (April 2)...Stole a base and scored a run while hitting 2-for-3 against Georgia Southern (April 13)... Went 2-for-2 against Boston College in the first round of the ACC Championship (May 14).
As a Sophomore (2009): Started all 61 games, mainly in left field but played second base during the NCAA Tournament due to injuries ... Fourth on the team with a .322 batting average ... Had 30 runs scored, two doubles and three RBI, while going 22-for-27 in stolen base attempts, fifth-most in the ACC ... Had a .382 on-base percentage and committed just two errors all season, one of which came at second base ... Recorded eight-multi-hit games and swiped multiple bases in a game four times ... Went 4-for-6 with three runs scored and five stolen bases in the season-opening doubleheader sweep at Georgia State (Feb. 7) ... Enjoyed a career-high eight-game hitting streak from Feb. 8-Feb. 21 and went 13-for-23 (.565) during it ... Hit .500 for the first month of the season ... Was 2-for-3 with two runs scored in the NCAA Atlanta Regional Final against Boston University (May 17).
As a Freshman (2008): Enjoyed stellar first season as she batted over .300 for most of the year and ended with a .293 average ... Had 27 runs scored, 49 hits, eight RBI and a .341 on base percentage ... Ranked third on the team, fourth in the ACC and 38th in the nation with 30 stolen bases in 33 attempts ... Made just four errors in the field all season, but had five assists and some spectacular highlight reel catches ... Had two runs scored, a RBI and three stolen bases at the Georgia State First Pitch Classic (Feb. 9-10). Swiped two bases in her first career game vs. Lipscomb ... Batted a team-high .294 with two stolen bases at the Hampton Inn Crimson Classic (Feb. 15-17) ... Had two hits, a sacrifice and a stolen base at the USF Louisville Slugger Tournament (Feb. 22-24) ... Hit .364 with two runs scored and two sacrifices at the NFCA Leadoff Classic (Feb. 29-March 2) ... Had two hits, two runs scored and two stolen bases in the Virginia series (March 5-6) ... Led team with .667 batting average as well as two stolen bases in Mercer Spring Break Tournament (March 9) ... In the doubleheader against Kennesaw State, went 2-for-5 with two runs scored and two stolen bases (March 12) ... Had two hits and two stolen bases in the Coastal Carolina doubleheader (March 22) ... Went 1-for-2 with an RBI, a run scored, a stolen base and a walk in game one against Furman (March 25) ... In the doubleheader against Western Carolina went 4-6 with an RBI, run scored and a stolen base (April 3) ... Had three hits in the doubleheader at Georgia Southern with three stolen bases and three runs scored (April 16) ... Hit a team-high .500 (4-8) with three RBI, a run scored and a stolen base at the NCAA Gainesville Regional (May 16-17).
High School: Three-year letterwinner in softball under Coach Jenny Meirowsky ... Won All-League 2nd team ... Earned All-League honorable mention ... Won All-State 1st team as a junior and senior ... Won All-League 1st team ... Received All-League MVP ... Won All-District 1st team ... High school athlete of the year ... High school Heisman nominee ... Finalist for Greater Wichita athlete of the year ... One-year letterwinner in basketball under Coach Craig Lungwitz ... Also played volleyball under Coach Terry Larson ... Valedictorian, Principal's honor roll, National honor society, French club, Pep club, Physics club, and three year academic letterer.
Personal: Born Christy Lynn Jones on October 2, 1988, in St. Louis Mo. ... Parents are Bruce and Donna Jones ... Has one older sister, Casie ... A Mechanical Engineering major.
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