Jonathan Arledge Signs With Monarchs
NORFOLK, VA—Old Dominion University head men’s basketball coach Jeff Jones announced the signing of 6-9 forward Jonathan Arledge (Silver Spring, MD.) today. Arledge joins 6-7 forward Zoran Talley (Merrillville, IN.) and 6-7 Junior College All-American Javonte Douglas (Charlotte, NC.) who signed last week with the Monarchs.
“We are excited to have Jonathan joining the ODU basketball family. He is an experienced performer who will have an immediate impact on our program next season,” said ODU head coach Jeff Jones. “His collegiate experience will make the transition a smooth one to our program. Jonathan will graduate in May and we are all anxious to get started working toward what we feel will be an exciting 2014-15 season.”
Arledge comes to ODU from George Mason where he played three seasons and was the second leading scorer on the 2012-13 CBI national post season finalists. He averaged 9.0 points and 4.8 rebounds per game. He ranked fifth in the CAA in free throw percentage at .814 and scored in double figures 13 times. He scored 21 points, hitting 9-for-9 from the free throw line with seven rebounds against the Monarchs on Feb. 4, 2013. Arledge also scored 21 points with eight rebounds against Santa Clara in the CBI series finals opener on April 1 and followed it up with 16 points and seven boards in the finale.
Arledge averaged 16.2 points, 12 rebounds and four blocked shots per game at KIMA (Kamit Institute for Magnificent Achievers) High School. He is the son of Harri Cox and Wayne Arledge and has four siblings, Summer, Lloyd, Nicholas and Michael.