Tammy Knowles Trent
Induction Year: 2006
Class of: 1993
Sports: Soccer

Tammy Knowles Trent, 1993. The first All-Little East Conference honoree in the history of women’s soccer program, Tammy Knowles Trent still ranks in the top five career scorers in the history of that program. In 61 matches, Knowles scored 19 goals and was credited with 10 assists for 48 points. Heading into the 2006 season, Knowles ranked fifth in goals scored and points, and was tied for fifth in assists. In her final season (1990), the first season for women’s soccer in the LEC, Knowles Trent scored a then school record 11 goals and added four assists for 26 points, and was named to the All-Little East team. A midfielder during her career, Knowles Trent even played goal for six games during her rookie season (1987) after the starting goalkeeper was injured. A two-time captain under Coach Ed Flaherty, Knowles Trent helped USM compile a 28-32-4 record during her career, including back-to-back 8-7-1 seasons in 1988 and 1989. In addition to her prowess on the soccer pitch, Knowles Trent played basketball for three seasons and was a member of the 1987-88 team that advanced to the NCAA Division III Final Four for the first time. In 53 games, she tallied 122 points, grabbed 69 rebounds and passed out 41 assists. She also served as an assistant coach under Gary Fifield during the 1995-96 season.