Jones, a redshirt freshman from Slickville, Pa., ranked third in the nation at 174, defeated Lock Haven's Ed Pawlak 10-5 to help lead the Mountaineers to a 19-12 decision over the Bald Eagles. At Virginia Tech, Jones pinned Tomas Ovalle in 2:15 to help WVU hand the Hokies a 29-9 defeat. Jones is 22-2 on the year and is now fourth on WVU's all-time wins list for freshmen.
Jones is the third WVU wrestler to earn EWL wrestler of the week honors. Shane Cunanan and Ryan Wilman earned the honor earlier this season.