Mara Jones
Mara Jones

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Ludington, Mich.

High School:
Ludington

Position:
Novice


04/11/2014

Big Ten Double Dual Awaits Rowers Saturday

Spartans line up with Gophers, Badgers

03/27/2014

Spartans Head East For Two Races

MSU races BU, Rutgers Friday; Takes on Ivy Foes Saturday morning

03/14/2014

Rowing Season Begins This Weekend at Oak Ridge

Spartans Face Earliest Start Since 2009

2014: Posted a victory over Ohio State by nearly a full length of open water in the novice eight (7:31.70 - 7:40.14) (5/3)... Finished first nearly a full length ahead of second-place Penn (7:54.9), and 18 seconds ahead of third-place Louisville as part of the novice eight at the Clemson Invitational (4/19)... Finished first in the novice eight on day two of the Clemson Invite (4/20), finishing six seats ahead of second-place Indiana and besting Syracuse, Oregon State, Washington State, Clemson, and Duke by open water... Held off Wisconsin in the final 500 to win by a half-length and defeated Minnesota by open water in the second novice eight at Michigan (4/12)... Defeated Kansas by 11 seconds at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational (3/15).

Prior to MSU: Attended Ludington High School in Ludington, Mich. ... Three-time letterwinner in Equestrian ... Two-time reserve state champion in saddle seat equestrian ... Two-year letterwinner in soccer ... 2012 All-District selection ... Academic All-State in 2012 ... Earned a varsity letter in swimming her freshman year ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Oct. 2, 1994 ... Daughter of Steven and Deborah Jones ... Plans to major in Animal Science ... Her uncle, Bill Hare, was on the 1988 Michigan State football team that won the Rose Bowl.