Fall: Recorded three victories, including semifinal appearance at MT Fall Invitational ... Reached quarterfinals at Omni Hotels Region III Championships with Michael Staniak, including win over seventh-ranked teammates Oliver Foreman and Robert Gustafsson.
Highest ranked American junior to sign with Middle Tennessee.
Fall: In first collegiate tournament, won MT Fall Invitational doubles title with Mark Pellerin ... Primarily played doubles as he continued to recover from his fourth knee surgery, posting 5-2 record ... Played in just two tournaments in singles, posting 5-2 mark, including semifinal appearance at Chattanooga Fall Classic.
Spring: Had seven wins in singles in spring, including two straight in Sun Belt Tournament in Mobile, Ala. ... Posted nine wins in doubles play, six with Pellerin.
Several knee surgeries hampered high school career ... Ranked in the Top 50 nationally throughout most of junior career ... Three-time state champion at Oakland HS.
Son of Dale and Ava Short ... Born June 25, 1981 ... Plans to play tennis professionally or become a coach ... Also enjoys fishing and golf.