#TTUPurplePride Tennessee Tech Logo
 
Traci Jones
Traci Jones
Birth Date: Oct. 21, 1989
Height: 5-2
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Aiken, S.C.
High School: South Aiken
Major: Pre-Veterinary

Traci looks to bring the same persistance and enthusiasm from her freshman season into her sophomore competition...participates during the cross country season, and will compete in relays during the spring track season...played soccer in high school...also a dedicated performer in the classroom.

AT TECH (2008-09): Ran in all seven meets in her freshman year on the Golden Eagle squad...best time was posted at Evansville, where she came in with a 20:10.96 finish...competed in the 800m and mile runs during the indoor track season...reached a best time in the 800m of 2:35.89 and achieved a 5:55.10 in the mile run, both at Sewanee...participated in the 800m and 1500m runs during the outdoor season...her best time in the 800m was clocked in as a strong 2:24.25 at the OVC Championships...achieved a time of 5:07.15 in the 1500m at the OVC meet.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years on the cross country and track teams at South Aiken High School...also lettered on the soccer team and took took "rookie of the year" honors...with her help, the team was the state runner-up in cross country in the 2005 season, and also took second place in the state for the 4X800 competition in 2006...during her time at South Aiken, the cross country team won region championship honors in 2005 and 2006, and the track team was regional champions in 2006 and 2007...was named the MVP twice on the cross country squad...won the National Honor Society award for her achievements in the classroom.

PERSONAL: Traci is the daughter of Ray Jones and Lisa Dixon...born October 21, 1989 in Johnson City...full name is Traci Leigh Jones...majoring in pre-vet.