FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14)
Walk-on who played in seven games this season … Scored three pointer, hitting a three in the UAB game (12/21) … Recorded assists in the game with UNO (11/19) and McNeese State (12/28) … Played 15 total minute … Big help to the team in practice and scout team preparation for opponents during the season.
PRIOR TO LSU
Prepped at University Lab School on the LSU campus … Shooting guard for Coach Joe Spencer for four years at U-High and four-year letter winner in tennis for coach John Wahlborg … Earned two-time first team All-District honors in basketball and was a two-time All-Metro selection in tennis … In his senior year at U-High averaged 10.2 points per game, making 43 percent of his three-pointers and 94% of his free throws.
Born on Feb. 23, 1995 … Right Handed … Parents are John and Paula Shortess … Sister, Abby; Brother, Eli … Major at LSU is international studies … Member of the National Honor Society at U-High … Likes to play golf and listen to music to relax … Favorite food is Red Beans and Rice and Favorite Celebrity is Will Ferrell … Favorite Professional Basketball Player is Chris Paul and Favorite NBA team the state’s New Orleans Pelicans.
Top Career Performances
Points: 3, vs. UAB, 12/21/13
Field Goals Made: 1, vs. UAB, 12/21/13
3 PT FG Game: 1, vs. UAB, 12/21/13
Free Throws Made:
Assists: 1, twice
Steals: 1, McNeese State, 12/28/13
Minutes Played: 6, vs. McNeese State, 12/28/13
Top Career Scoring Games
1. 3, vs. UAB, 12/21/13