Tech defeated Alcorn State before falling to Houston Baptist in the finale
The season begins at 4:30 p.m. Friday in Houston with a match against UTRGV
A total of 124 Tech athletes earned the academic honor
LA Tech now travels to Miami to face FIU in the season finale
LA Tech now travels to Boca Raton, Florida to face FAU at 6 p.m. on Friday
2014: Saw action in 27 games and started nine as a true freshman setter for LA Tech ... Led the Lady Techsters in service aces (19), while ranking second on the team with 274 assists and 3.81 assists per set ... Totaled 96 digs and 1.33 digs per set ... Recorded three double-doubles for the Lady Techsters and double-digit assists in 14 of the matches she played ... Totaled a season-high 27 assists in a five-set win over Saint Francis (8/29) ... Recorded a season-high six kills and four aces to go along with 18 assists for 10.5 total points in a straight-set win over Jackson State (9/5) ... Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for the 2014-15 academic year.
High School: Graduated from Vista Murrieta High School in Murrieta, Calif. in 2014 where she lettered four years in volleyball ... President of Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) her senior year ... Member of the SCVA High Performance team and helped her team place second in the European Global Challenge Tournament held in Pula, Croatia.
Personal: Full name is Brooke Taylor Short ... Born on Oct. 8, 1996 in Lodi, Calif. ... Daughter of Mark and Rochelle Short ... Has three siblings: Bryce, Ryleigh and Chandler ... Mother played one year of college volleyball at Cal State Fullerton, followed by four years at Point Loma Nazarene University ... Father played four years of college baseball at the University of the Pacific.