Candace Jones Athlete Profile

Candace Jones

Candace Jones
Position: Throws Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 2003-2006 Hometown: Kingwood, TX

Personal

  • Born March 1984 in Midland, Texas
  • Parents are Daniel and Dee Jones
  • Brother Lewis Jones ran for the BYU men's cross country team
  • Majoring in History

Before BYU

  • Lettered four years in track at Kingwood HS
  • District champion in 2000
  • Qualified for regionals twice
  • Personal best in the shot put was 38-5

Stats

Best Marks: SP - 40'3.5", DT - 116'11", HT - 154'7", WT - 49'.25", JT - 129-03

2003 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Threw personal bests and finished ninth in both the shot put (39-11.5) and the weight throw (40-0) at the Olympic Oval meet

Outdoor: 

  • Had personal bests in the hammer throw (117-04) and the discus (116-11) at the Wildcat Track and Field Invitational
  • Named as a MWC Scholar Athlete
  • Named the 2003-2004 Top Returning Scholar Athlete

2004 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Threw the 20-pound weight 43-08.50 at the Mountain State Games 

Outdoor: 

  • Took ninth in the shot put at the Cal Poly Invitational
  • Placed 17th in the discus at the Hornet Invitational
  • Captured ninth in the hammer throw at the BYU Cougar Invite
  • Took seventh in the shot put (38-06.75) and eighth in the hammer throw (149-01) at the BYU Wells Fargo Invitational
  • Named MWC Scholar Athlete and Academic All-MWC

2005 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Finished sixth in the shot put at the BYU Indoor Meet with a throw of 38-06.5
  • Threw the shot put (38-09) and weight (47-07.25) at the Boise Invitational
  • Threw the shot put (40-03.5) and weight (46-05.5) at the Washington Invitational
  • Placed third in the weight (49-00.25) and seventh in the shot put (38-03.75) at the Mountain States Games

Outdoor: 

  • Threw the javelin (129-03) and discus (103-10) at the Willie Williams Classic
  • Threw the discus (113-00) and javelin (116-07) at the Arizona State Invitational
  • Placed eighth in the hammer (152-05) and 13th in the discus (111-07) at the Robison Invitational
  • Took fifth in the javelin (127-03) and sixth in the hammer (154-07) at the Weber Twilight
  • Named MWC Scholar Athlete and Academic All-MWC