Parents: David and Kimberly Jones
Height, Weight: 5-foot-8, 150 pounds
High School: Clayton
Club Team: U18 Capital Area RailHawks Academy
Also Considered: Elon, UNC Wilmington, Campbell
Why High Point? “I chose High Point because it was the best fit athletically and academically for me. They have a great soccer reputation with multiple ACC schools on their non-conference schedule.”
Major: Business Administration
Notable: Connor only played his freshman and sophomore seasons of high school soccer before joining the RailHawks Academy program for players ages 16-18. Club rules for that program prohibit players from playing for their high school teams. …. The RailHawks Academy squad was ranked 12th nationally and No. 1 in N.C. during the 2015 season. … Among his best memories of playing for the Comets was playing with his brother, Chase, during the 2012 and 2013 seasons and scoring against rival Corinth Holders. (Chase Jones is currently playing at Bridgewater College.) … Connor was rated as the No. 22 prospect in the South Atlantic Region for Top Drawer Soccer. …. He knows getting used to the speed of the college game early in the season. … Connor has experience training at the college level already, having worked with UNC coach Carlos Somano.