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Talia Jones
9  Talia Jones

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Gold Canyon, Ariz.

High School:
Desert Ridge

Height:
5-9

Position:
Outside Hitter

Experience:
1L

11/29/2013

St. Mary's College Tops UTEP, 3-0

The UTEP volleyball team falls to the St. Mary's Gaels, 3-0 (18-25, 18-25, 17-25) on Friday.

11/21/2013

UTEP Falls to Southern Miss in Five Sets

Xitlali Herrera proved to be a force for the Miners as she hammered 27 kills with only five errors on 46 attempts.

11/20/2013

Miners to Face Southern Miss at C-USA Championships

After concluding the regular season, UTEP travels to Murfreesboro, Tenn., as the Miners battle it out against southern Miss in the first round of the Conference USA Championship Tournament.

11/17/2013

Miners Beat ECU on Senior Day

The UTEP volleyball team concluded the regular season with a win against East Carolina, 3-0 (30-28, 25-20, 25-23) on Sunday.

11/15/2013

UTEP Volleyball Drops Heartbreaker to Tulsa, 3-2

The UTEP volleyball team bolted out to a 2-0 set lead only to have visiting Tulsa claim the final three sets to post a 3-2 triumph at Memorial Gym on Friday.

11/17/2013

UTEP Volleyball vs East Carolina

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

11/12/2013

UTEP Volleyball vs NMSU

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

10/27/2013

UTEP Volleyball vs UTSA

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

09/21/2013

UTEP vs Hampton. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

UTEP over Hampton.

09/06/2013

UTEP Volleyball vs Oral Roberts

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

2012 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2013 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 106 sets with 30 starts...ranked fourth in Conference USA and first on the team in service aces with an average of 0.37 per set ... registered 20 match with 10 or more kills placing her second on the squad in kills (333) ... recorded a career high .471 attack percentage against North Texas with only two errors...finished second on the team in points with 382.5 including a career-best 19.5 points versus LA Tech (9/27) ... added 69 digs and six assists.

2012 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in the Miners victory over the NM State Aggies (9/26).

2011: Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL: Tabbed 5A-1 East Valley Region Player of the Year in back-to-back years while playing at Desert Ridge High School ... named DRHS MVP and Outstanding All Around Player from 2007-10 ... 2008 Arizona Republic All-Arizona Team ... tallied 516 kills, 111 serving aces, 32 blocks, and 352 digs as a senior ... became the all time kill leader at DRHS with over 1600 kills ... went to state in Track & Field as a freshman.

PERSONAL: Full name is Talia Nicole Jones ... daughter of Koby and Nicole Jones ... has one sister (Sierra) ...born on November 4, 1992, in Fort Collins, Colo.

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