Mitchell Jones

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Mitchell Jones
Born (1992-12-12) December 12, 1992 (age 25)
Delta, British Columbia, Canada
NationalityCanada
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight215 pounds (98 kg)
ShootsLeft
PositionForward
WLA teamNew Westminster Salmonbellies
NLL draft21st overall, 2012
Washington Stealth
NLL team
Former teams
Vancouver Warriors (2018–present)
Washington Stealth Buffalo Bandits
Pro career2013

Mitchell Jones (born December 12, 1992 in Delta, British Columbia) is a Canadian professional box lacrosse player for the Vancouver Warriors of the National Lacrosse League (NLL).

Junior and Major[edit]

Jones began his amateur career with the Jr. A Delta Islanders of the BC Junior A Lacrosse League in 2007.[1] He played for the Brampton Excelsiors Jr. A of the Ontario Junior A Lacrosse League for the 2010 and 2011 seasons. In 2012, Jones played for the Orangeville Northmen Jr. A and was a key player in the club's Minto Cup championship run. Jones amassed 67 points in 11 regular season games and went on to finish third in the Minto Cup tournament scoring, finishing with 37 points over 13 games.[2][3] In 2013, Jones signed with the Victoria Shamrocks of the Western Lacrosse Association (WLA) and won the Mann Cup in 2015.[4][5] The following season Jones was traded to the New Westminster Salmonbellies for several draft picks.[6][7]

National Lacrosse League[edit]

Jones was drafted in the third round (21st overall) of the 2012 NLL Entry Draft by the Washington Stealth, and played three games in his rookie year.[8] In 2013, Jones was dealt to the Buffalo Bandits in exchange for several draft picks.[9] Jones had his first breakout season in the National Lacrosse League in 2016, tallying 33 points over 17 games. The following season, Jones had his best season with 69 points.[10] On November 28, 2018 Jones was traded from the Buffalo Bandits to the Vancouver Warriors in exchange for Corey Small. [11]

Statistics[edit]

NLL[edit]

Reference:[12]

Mitchell Jones Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team GP G A Pts LB PIM Pts/GP LB/GP PIM/GP GP G A Pts LB PIM Pts/GP LB/GP PIM/GP

2013 Washington Stealth 3 1 3 4 1 0 1.33 0.33 0.00
2014 Buffalo Bandits 4 2 3 5 22 4 1.25 5.50 1.00
2015 Buffalo Bandits 3 8 3 11 16 0 3.67 5.33 0.00 1 0 2 2 3 0 2.00 3.00 0.00
2016 Buffalo Bandits 17 11 22 33 119 4 1.94 7.00 0.24 4 5 2 7 25 0 1.75 6.25 0.00
2017 Buffalo Bandits 18 31 38 69 93 2 3.83 5.17 0.11
45 53 69 122 251 10 2.71 5.58 0.22 5 5 4 9 28 0 1.80 5.60 0.00
Career Total: 50 58 73 131 279 10 2.62 5.58 0.20

GP–Games played; G–Goals; A–Assists; Pts–Points; LB–Loose balls; PIM–Penalty minutes; Pts/GP–Points per games played; LB/GP–Loose balls per games played; PIM/GP–Penalty minutes per games played.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mitchell Jones". www.wampsbibleoflacrosse.com. Wamps Bible of Lacrosse. Retrieved 13 June 2017.
  2. ^ "2012 Minto Cup". wampsbibleoflacrosse.com. Wamps Bible of Lacrosse. Retrieved 12 June 2017.
  3. ^ "2012 Ontario Lacrosse Association Junior A". www.wampsbibleoflacrosse.com. Wamps Bible of Lacrosse. Retrieved 12 June 2017.
  4. ^ Annicchiarico, Mario (8 May 2013). "Newest Shamrock Jones has bloodlines for success". Times Colonist. Retrieved 12 June 2017.
  5. ^ Wilson, Connor (12 September 2015). "Victoria Shamrocks – 2015 Mann Cup Champions!". Victoria Shamrocks. Retrieved 12 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Salmonbellies acquire Mitch Jones from Shamrocks". Inside Lacrosse. 8 March 2016. Retrieved 12 June 2017.
  7. ^ Olson, Dan (10 March 2016). "New West acquires player with Bellies bloodlines". New Westminster Record. Retrieved 12 June 2017.
  8. ^ "NLL drafts 10 Orangeville Jr. A Northmen". Orangeville Banner. 2 October 2012. Retrieved 13 June 2017.
  9. ^ Nicholls, Steve (30 September 2013). "Mitch Jones Brings Lefty Depth to Banits". In Lacrosse We Trust. Retrieved 13 June 2017.
  10. ^ "Buffalo Bandits Stats". www.bandits.com. Buffalo Bandits. Retrieved 13 June 2017.
  11. ^ "Warriors Acquire Mitch Jones from Buffalo | Vancouver Warriors". vancouverwarriors.com. Retrieved 2018-12-01.
  12. ^ "Mitch Jones". www.bandits.com. Buffalo Bandits. Retrieved 13 June 2017.