2015: Consistent performer for Army as a junior at the Academy … competed primarily on pommel horse, still rings, parallel bars and high bar … earned 27 top-10 finishes, including eight top-five nods … opened the year competing on pommel horse, still rings and parallel bars at Penn State … took 11th on pommel (12.250) … placed eighth on still rings (13.150) … took fifth on parallel bars (13.900) … competed on pommel horse (12.000), still rings (13.200), parallel bars (14.550) and high bar (12.850) in the team round of the West Point Open … placed eighth in the individual finals on parallel bars (13.000) … earned 12th on pommel horse at Nebraska (13.100) … tied for seventh on still rings against the Huskers (13.150) … earned two top-10 marks against the ninth-ranked Huskers with scores of 13.800 (sixth place) on parallel bars and 12.750 (10th place) on high bar … earned 11th on pommel horse at Air Force (13.350) … tied for 11th on still rings (13.050) … placed ninth on parallel bars (13.400) … earned eighth on high bar (13.050) against the Falcons … posted a career-best mark of 13.900 on pommel horse at the All-Academy Championships to place eighth … tied for 12th on still rings (13.350) … tied for sixth on parallel bars (13.700) … earned 13th on high bar (12.850) … earned four top-10 finishes to help Army to a Star victory over Navy … claimed ninth on pommel horse (13.100) … took 10th on still rings (13.000) … was the second-place finisher on parallel bars (14.100) … earned eighth on high bar (13.250) … competed on vault (13.550), parallel bars (13.600) and high bar (12.100) in the tri-meet with Springfield and William & Mary … posted sixth-place finishes on parallel bars (14.100) and high bar (13.400) at Springfield … competed as an all-arounder in the season finale at William & Mary, winning the title with a score of 82.700 … tied for sixth on floor (13.800) … took seventh on pommel (13.400) … tied for fourth on still rings with a career-best score of 13.600 … earned 10th on vault (13.550) … set a new Academy record on parallel bars (14.850) for a first-place nod … placed fifth on high bar (13.500) … competed on parallel bars in the ECAC Championships team finals, taking second (14.500) … tied for third in the ECAC Championships individual finals (14.150) … took a fall on parallel bars in the NCAA team qualifier to earn a score of 12.650.
2014: Competed on the pommel horse, parallel bars and horizontal bar in his sophomore season with the Black Knights ... opened the season against Penn State competing on the pommel horse (12.4), parallel bars (14.0) and horizontal bar (13.5) ... competed for the team at the West Point Open on the pommel horse (13.4), parallel bars (13.7) and horizontal bar (13.05) ... posted a mark of 13.35 on the pommel horse and 13.75 on the parallel bars at the All-Academy Championships ... notched a season-best mark of 14.5 on the parallel bars against Navy ... also competed on the pommel horse (13.4) and horizontal bar (11.5) against the Mids ... was the top finisher on the parallel bars against Air Force with a mark of 14.4 ... also competed on the pommel horse (12.2) and horizontal bar (13.5) against the Falcons ... set two season bests against Springfield ... posted a mark of 13.9 on the pommel horse and 14.0 on the horizontal bar ... also competed on the parallel bars (14.1) ... registered a 13.4 on the pommel horse and 13.6 on the parallel bars against Temple ... competed in all three events against Springfield ... posted a 12.45 on the pommel horse, 14.1 on the parallel bars and 13.45 on the horizontal bar ... focused on the pommel horse and parallel bars for the remainder of the season ... competed in the preliminary round of the College Nationals ... posted marks of 12.4 on the pommel horse and 13.15 on the parallel bars ... competed in the first round of the ECAC Championships, recording marks of 12.5 on the pommel horse and 13.2 on the parallel bars ... ended the season in the first round of the NCAA Championships with a mark of 13.9 on the parallel bars.
2013: One of four freshmen to earn varsity "A" ... all-arounder who was a regular in Army's lineup in four events - pommel horse, still rings, parallel bars and high bar ... top all-around mark of 80.5 earned in road meet at Springfield ... recorded career-high 14.2 on high bar in that meet to garner runner-up honors, while equaling personal-best 14.1 on floor exercise ... high bar mark lists third highest on the team .... 14.1 on floor exercise first recorded at the West Point Open ... top mark of 13.3 on pommel horse recorded three times - season opener at Penn State, West Point Open and All-Academy ... personal best 13.95 on still rings also recorded at All-Academy in helping Army to runner-up honors ... career mark of 14.7 on parallel bars broke former school mark of 14.3 set in 2011, and also earned medalist honors in win over arch-rival Navy ... top mark on vault (13.4) posted at the ECAC Championships ... competed five times as an all-arounder.
Club/High School: Member of the Multnomah Athletic Club from 2008-2012 under coaches Shuichi Goto and Rob Saliski ... seven-time Junior Olympic qualifier who earned spot on regional team last four years (2009-1012) ... Oregon State all-around champion in 2010 and 2012 who led team to pair of state titles ... twice crowned individual champion on parallel bars and high bar, along with claiming medalist honors on pommel horse (2012) ... qualified for the Region Championships from 2010-12 and twice at the Nationals, reaching the semifinals on high bar (2010) and parallel bars (2012) ... regional champion on floor exercise, pommel horse and parallel bars ... qualified for Junior Olympics in 2011.
Personal: Given name is Christopher David Short ... parents' names are David and Diane Short ... brothers John Maynard (29) and Robert Short (21) ... Robert attends Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and John served in the Army ... majoring in Engineering Management.