April Jones, a 5'10 middle hitter from Humboldt, IA, has signed her letter of intent to continue her academic and athletic career at Ellsworth Community College.
Jones is a three time varsity letter winner for the Wildcats, and team captain her senior year. Part of the North Central Conference, she received 2nd Team All-Conference in 2012 and 1st Team All-Conference in 2013. Jones helped lead Humboldt to a 20-10 record in 2013, leading the Wildcats in kills and blocks. She tallied 217 kills with a hitting efficiently of .268 and accumulated 58 blocks. She has also spent two years playing for the ICCC Storm junior Olympic club team.
"April has an incredibly heavy swing," Panthers head coach Melanie Lane stated. "She's a hard worker and I'm excited to see how she will grow for us in the middle position."
April is daughter to Kristina and David and is older sister to Mitchell and Tyler. She plans on majoring in Physical Education next year and is entering the National Guard this summer.
PHOTO CAPTION: Front row, from left to right: Kristina Jones, April Jones, David Jones. Back row: Wildcat Head Coach Connie Rasmussen and ECC Panther Head Coach Melanie Lane.