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Megan Kent
Megan Kent

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Ijamsville, Md.

High School:
Urbana

Height:
6-1

Position:
OH/MB

Experience:
3L


01/24/2013

Gamecocks Lead Way with 74 Student-Athletes on SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

11/16/2012

Behind Thévenin's 27 Kills, Gamecocks Take Thriller at Alabama in Five Sets

Junior sets personal bests in kills, attempts, blocks and solo blocks in the outing

09/25/2012

Gamecock Spotlight: Megan Kent

09/02/2012

Gamecocks Take Down Navy in Three Sets

Junior libero Paige Wheeler posts 14 digs

09/01/2012

Thévenin and Thomas Power Gamecocks to Sweep at George Mason

Duo combines for 27 kills, Thévenin hits .400 in win

10/26/2012

Volleyball vs. Auburn 10/26/2012

Shots from the Oct. 26, 2012, volleyball match between South Carolina and Auburn.

08/30/2012

2012 Gamecock Invitational vs. ETSU

Shots from South Carolina's five-set win over East Tennessee State in the 2012 Gamecock Invitational

2012-13 Gamecock Spotlight Video

Kent's 2010 Match-by-Match Statistics
Kent's 2011 Match-by-Match Statistics
Kent's 2012 Match-by-Match Statistics

  • 2012 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • 2011 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • 2010-11 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

2012 (JUNIOR): Started 12 matches and played in 21 ... Her best match came in the five-set win over East Tennessee State (8/25), hitting .600 with 13 kills, three digs and four blocks, all season bests ... Landed four kills on seven attempts off the bench against Navy (9/2) ... Came in against Auburn (10/26) and had six kills and two block assists ... Posted three block assists in the win at Alabama (11/16) ... Garnered recognition on the Southeastern Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2011 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 23 matches, starting 14 ... Started the final 10 contests of the year ... Hit .289 on the year, averaging 1.63 kills per set ... Her 0.49 blocks average ranked second on the team ... Led the team four times in blocks ... Posted a career-best five blocks to go with five kills vs. LSU (10/7) ... Her start streak began with seven kills on a .500 hitting percentage in the win over Mississippi State (10/21) ... Followed that with eight kills at No. 24 Kentucky (10/28) and seven on a .545 hitting percentage at No. 20 Tennessee ... Also landed an ace and had a career-high four digs against the Wildcats ... Posted a career-best 10 kills at LSU (11/13) ... Earned a spot on the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2010 (FRESHMAN): Saw time in 16 matches, making one start ... Had kills in each of her first three appearances, with the first coming against College of Charleston (9/4) ... Thrust into a starting role due to injury in the heart of SEC play, she put away a career-best eight kills on a .375 hitting percentage and two block assists against Georgia (10/15) ... Followed with five kills and two block assists against Auburn (10/17) ... Had a kill at Mississippi (10/31) and No. 16 LSU (11/19) ... Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Earned three letters in volleyball at Urbana High School for coach Claudia Lapcevich ... Named the MVAL Player of the Year as a senior, according to the Frederick Post ... All-Met honorable mention by the Washington Post ... Twice named first-team All-MVAL ... Played with the Metro American club for coach Silvia Johnson.

PERSONAL: Megan Patricia Kent is the daughter of Bobby and Maura Kent ... Has two brothers, Anthony Creeden and Sean Kent ... Lists Maryland crabs as her favorite food ... Likes to hike and hang out with friends in her spare time ... Lists her 17s coach Lynnette Moster as her biggest volleyball influence, saying she learned the most from her both on and off the court ... Studying criminal justice.

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