|Hometown:||South Burlington, Vt.|
|High School:||Rice Memorial (SUNY-Cobleskill)|
As a freshman: Played at SUNY-Cobleskill ...
appeared in 17 games for the Fighting Tigers ... helped lead
Cobleskill to a 26-8 record and the National Junior College
Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region III Championship ... scored
season-high seven points (3-6 FG) in his collegiate debut versus
Clinton CC on Nov. 3.
High School: A standout basketball player at nearby Rice Memorial High School ... A Burlington Free Press First Team All-State selection as a senior ... averaged 17 points, eight rebounds, six steals and five assists per game as a senior, leading Rice to the Division I state title ... also played football at Rice.
Personal: Gael Kudemoka Shungu ... born May 11, 1989 ... son of Alex Shungu and Cecile Lushima ... has five siblings ... a business administration major and international business minor ... made the Dean's List his first semester at SUNY-Cobleskill.