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Brittany Jones

Throws
Position
Senior
Class
Bloomfield, Conn.
Hometown
Bloomfield
High School

NCAA East Prelims
2019:
Shot Put
2018: Shot Put

All-ACC
2019 Outdoor:
Shot Put
2018 Indoor: Shot Put (second team)

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2020 Outdoor
• Season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2019-20 Indoor 
• Holds the third-best mark in UVA history
• Captured a career-best mark of 16.27m (53’4.5″) in the shot put at the Navy Invitational II
• Placed first in the shot put at the Navy Invitational
• Finished third in the shot put at the Doc Hale Elite Meet, the Hokie Invitational and the Virginia Tech Invitational

2019 Outdoor 
• Advanced to the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in the shot put, finishing 22nd overall
• Earned All-ACC honors with a third place finish at the ACC championships
• Recorded a mark of 16.00m (52’6″) in the shot put at the ACC Championships, in addition to throwing 43.49m in the discus at the meet for a 14th-place finish
• Captured the second-best throw in school history in UVA’s quad meet against Maryland, Pitt and West Virginia
• Recorded a career-best discus throw of 46.67m (153’1″) at the Virginia Grand Prix
• Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
• Recognized to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2019 Indoor 
• Recorded a career-best and the sixth-best shot put mark in school history at the Iowa State Classic, recording a mark of 15.61m (51’2.75″)
• Finished ninth at the ACC Championships in the shot put, recording a mark of 14.83m (48’8″)
• Finished first at the Iowa State Classic and Liberty Flames Invite in th shot put

2018 Outdoor 
• Ranks fourth in the shot put and the hammer throw on UVA’s all-time best list
• Captured a career-best mark in the shot put (15.69m; 51’5.75″), discus (45.04m; 147’9″) and hammer throw (53.80m; 176’6″) at the Virginia Challenge
• Competed in the shot put, discus and hammer throw at the ACC Championships

2018 Indoor 
• Ranks seventh i in the shot put (15.21m; 49’11”) and ninth in the weight throw (16.24m; 53’3.5″) in school history
• Set a UVA freshman record in the weight throw and ranks second for freshman performances in the shot put
• Placed fifth at the ACC Championships in the shot put with a career-best mark

Background
Named Gatorade Player of the Year (CT) 2016-2017
• Was New England Champion in the shot put
• Earned title of Connecticut Scholar Athlete
• Was Connecticut Outdoor Female Field Athlete of the Year

Personal
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Daughter of Harold and Verona Jones
• Has a brother, Emmanuel, and a sister, Adrian