Stacey Kent, Women’s Basketball, Class of 2010
Selected to the Little East Conference’s 25th Anniversary Women’s Basketball team, Stacey Kent was a talented and hard-working small forward for the Huskies from 2005 through 2009. During her career, Southern Maine made four consecutive trips to the NCAA tournament, captured three Little East Conference tournament championships and three LEC regular season championships. Kent was a member of the Huskies’ 2006 NCAA Division III National Championship Final Four team that finished as the National Runner-Up. From the 2005-2006 through the 2008-2009 seasons, Kent and the Huskies compiled a staggering record of 106-16 and a dominant record of 49-7 against Little East Conference opponents.
Serving as one of the team’s captains in her senior season (2008-09), Kent finished her career with 1187 points, 512 rebounds, 202 assists, 142 steals, and 34 blocked shots. The 5-9 swing player is in the top 10 of several statistical categories for the Huskies, including sixth in career three-point field goals made (158), third in career three-point field goal percentage (42.1), and third in free throw percentage (80.6). Kent also holds the single-game record for three pointers, sinking eight against the UMass Dartmouth Corsairs on February 20, 2007.
Earning accolades for her athletic and academic achievements, Kent is a two-time CoSIDA Academic All-District winner, earning second team honors in 2009, and third team honors in 2008. A three-time Maine Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association (MWBCA) All-State Selection (first team, 2009, 2008; second team 2007), Kent was the MWBCA Player of the Year in 2008. Kent was also a two-time first-team All-Little East Conference honoree. One of the top players in the region during her tenure, Kent was a two-time All-ECA and D3hoops.com All-Region pick, and was named to the New England Women’s Basketball (NEWBA) All-Region team in 2009.
A four-year William B. Wise Scholar-Athlete, Kent earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and earned her Coaching Certificate from Southern Maine in 2010. She presently works as a Population Health Specialist for the Steward Health Care Network, and has previously coached middle school and high school girls’ basketball.