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Eli Jones

  • position Right Handed Pitcher
  • height 6-1
  • weight 190
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Peachtree City, Ga.
  • High school Starr's Mill HS
  • position Right Handed Pitcher
  • height 6-1
  • weight 190
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Peachtree City, Ga.
  • High school Starr's Mill HS

Eli Jones Bio

AWARDS
  • SEC First-Year Academic Award (2022)

FRESHMAN (2022)

  • Made six starts for the Gamecocks in 2022 after missing the first month due to injury
  • Was 1-1 with 10 strikeouts in 12.2 innings pitched
  • Struck out three in 2.2 innings pitched vs. North Florida (April 12)
  • Earned the win vs. North Carolina A&T (May 4), striking out three in 3.2 scoreless innings
  • Allowed just two hits in two scoreless innings in a win over North Carolina (April 6)
  • Made his Carolina debut vs. Presbyterian (March 29)

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Attended Starr’s Mill High School in Fayetteville, Ga.
  • Preseason All-State (2021)
  • All-Region (2019)
  • Helped the Panthers win a state title in 2021
  • Did not play his junior season due to injury
  • Had a career 1.41 ERA in 54.2 innings of work, striking out 45 batters at Starr’s Mill
  • Ranked the No. 17 righthanded pitcher and No. 43 overall player in the state of Georgia by Perfect Game in the class of 2021
  • Perfect Game Preseason All-Southeast Region honorable mention (2021)
  • Perfect Game Underclass All-America honorable mention (2019)
  • Played summer baseball for the East Cobb Astros
  • Was 7-1 with a 0.30 ERA in 81.2 innings pitched and 87 strikeouts in his career with East Cobb
  • Played on the same high school team as current teammate Thad Ector

PERSONAL

  • Born on June 17, 2003
  • Son of Kenneth and Angela Jones
  • Major is retailing

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