- K'Shaki Short
K'Shaki  Short


Jonesboro, Ga.

Last College:
University of North Carolina Asheville





A senior guard in her second year with the program ... transferred from the University of North Carolina at Asheville before her junior season ... is a tenacious defender and offensively is an up tempo player that sees the floor and runs the offense with confidence ... is expected to bring experience to the Lady Blazer backcourt after seeing action in 27 games and starting in six last season.

JUNIOR SEASON: Ranked fourth on the team in assists with 53 ... was 2-of-2 from the free throw line with four rebounds against East Carolina (2/17) ... scored a career-high 11 points to go along with four assists against South Florida (2/10) at Bartow Arena ...also shot 2-of-3 from beyond the three-point arc and 5-of-6 from the free throw line against the Bulls... led the team in assists a total of eight time last season ... had five points, two assists and three steals against Marquette (1/13) ... posted five points and two assists, while shooting 40 percent (2-of-5) from the field against DePaul (1/11) ... had four points, four assists and three rebounds against South Florida in Tampa (1/6) ... was 2-of-2 from the free throw line with five points against Austin Peay (12/22) ... had three points and two assists against Davidson (12/16) ... shot 60 percect (3-of-5) from the field for six points and had four assists against Texas-Pan American (12/8) ... scored her first points of the season against Wake Forest (11/24).

HIGH SCHOOL: Chosen all-state by The State newspaper in Columbia ? named All-Region twice and All-Conference four times ? led team to Region Championship in 1996 ? averaged 19.8 points, 6.2 assists and five steals per game as a senior and 12.6 points, 4.2 assists and 5.0 steals as a junior ? played four years of volleyball. PERSONAL: Full name is K?Shaki Jinale Short ? born May 14, 1980 in Birmingham ? mother is Jewel Pender ? majoring in accounting ? R. Kelly is her favorite musical performer ? says Michael Jordan is her favorite athlete and the WNBA?s Houston Comets are her favorite sports team.