Charlotte Men's Basketball BIO
Shawn Lester
Player Profile:
Shawn Lester 1721543
Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 189
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Mooresville, N.C.
High School: Mooresville
Experience: High School
At Charlotte: 2013-14 - Named to the All-Tournament team at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off after scoring 38 points and grabbing 12 rebounds in three 49ers victories in helping the 49ers capture the title..Recorded a school single-season record with 20 double-figure scoring games off the bench...Finished second on the team in scoring at 11.9 points per game...Saw action in 31 games with one start against USC Upstate...Recorded 21 double-figure scoring games (20 of those games he came off the bench) and two double-doubles...Nearly recorded a double-double in his first collegiate game after scoring 15 points (including 8-for-8 from the line) and grabbing nine rebounds in the 49ers season-opening win over ETSU (November 8)...Recorded his second straight double-figure scoring game off the bench with 14 points at College of Charleston (November 12)...Recorded his first career double-double and his first career 20-point scoring game with 24 points and 11 rebounds (all 11 boards were defensive rebounds) against Elon (November 15)...Recorded his fourth straight double-figure scoring game with 10 points against Kansas State (November 21)...Recorded his second 20-point scoring game of the season with 20 points off the bench against Northeastern (November 22)...Connected on three three-point field goals and went 7-for-8 from the line against Northeastern...Scored a team-high 16 points at Florida State (December 17). ..Scored 13 points and dished out a season-high five assists in his first career start against USC Upstate (December 21)...Hit a then game-tying three (his only three-point field goal made) with 10 seconds left against Georgia Tech (December 29)...Scored all of his eight points during a crucial stretch of the first half helping the 49ers get back into the game in their road win at UTEP (January 9)...Recorded his 13th double-figure scoring game off the bench with a game-high 18 points to go along with a season-high three steals as well as six rebounds against Rice (January 25). ..Enjoyed one of the best games of his career with a career-high tying 24 points and a career-high tying 11 rebounds against Florida Atlantic (January 30), went 4-for-6 from beyond the arc in that game...Recorded his 16th double-figure scoring game off the bench and his fourth 20-point scoring game of the season with 20 points at Southern Miss (February 9)...Recorded his 20th double-figure scoring game of the season off the bench with 11 points against Louisiana Tech (March 13). 2012-13 - Was academically ineligible but did attend classes at Charlotte.

At Mooresville High: Was ranked in the nation’s top 130 by several recruiting sites and was rated as a top 30 shooting guard...Finished his career with 1,517 points and grabbed 347 rebounds....Averaged 14.8 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.6 assists and two steals per game as a senior...Averaged 16 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game in his career...Averaged 18.0 points, 5.0 assists and 5.0 steals as a junior....In the spring of 2012, Lester hit 4-of-5 three-point attempts and scored 12 points with six rebounds in the Carolinas All-Star Basketball Classic...Named to the Jordan Brand Classic’s Regional Game at Time Warner Cable Arena on Saturday, April 14th, 2012 and the NC East-West All Star Game, July 16, 2012 in Greensboro, N.C...Scored 20 points en route to be named MVP of the 2012 North Carolina East-West All-Star game.
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