Boston College Hockey and Lacrosse Player
One of the most versatile athletes in the NCAA and the reigning Atlantic Coast Conference Female Athlete of the Year … not only stars for one of the elite women’s hockey programs in Division I, but also is a standout lacrosse player in the nation’s top lacrosse conference – the ACC … has played in four Final Fours (three in hockey, one in lacrosse) in her first three collegiate seasons … despite playing limited time with the lacrosse team each year, she is a Honda Award for Lacrosse Finalist (2017), a three-time all-region honoree (2015, 2016, 2017) and two-time Tewaaraton Award Watch List inclusion (2016, 2017) … enters her senior hockey season with 107 career points and ranked 14th on the Eagles’ career scoring chart … also has 76 career assists to sit tied for 10th on the career chart with a season left … will enter her final lacrosse season ranked sixth in program history in career assists (58), which she has recorded in just 30 games … finished her junior lacrosse season ranked 17th on the Eagles’ career scoring chart with 137 points in just 30 games.
AS A JUNIOR (2016-17)
Won the 27th Mary Garber Award as the 2016-17 ACC Female Athlete of the Year after her junior year excelling on the hockey and lacrosse teams … HOCKEY: Played in all 39 games … recorded 26 points from nine goals and 17 assists, playing primarily on the top line as a left wing … was active on both the nation’s leading power-play unit (25.5 percent) and the second-best penalty-kill unit (91.6 percent) in the nation … tallied four power-play goals and scored the first two shorthanded strikes of her career … posted five multiple-point games on the season: tied her career high with three assists against New Hampshire (Nov. 12), one goal and one assist against Syracuse (Jan. 4), two goals against Vermont (Feb. 12), one goal and one assist against Vermont (March 4) in the Hockey East Tournament semifinals and one goal and two assists against No. 6 St. Lawrence (March 11) in the NCAA Quarterfinals … scored her 100th career point on Feb. 12 against Vermont … collected her 75th career assist on March 11 against No. 6 St. Lawrence … earned Hockey East Player of the Week honors on March 13 for her effort in the NCAA Quarterfinal, her first conference player of the week honor of her career … tallied the first shorthanded goal of her career at No. 10 Northeastern (March 20) to tie the score at its final 2-2 … netted her second goal when down a player at Merrimack (Jan. 14) … three of her four power-play goals came in the last nine games of the season … picked up All-Tournament Team honors at the Hockey East Tournament after her play in the championship rounds, which included the game’s first goal and primary assist on Andie Anastos’ game-winner on double overtime against Vermont (March 4) … LACROSSE: … Honda Sport Award Nominee … IWLCA All-Northeast Region First Team … missed the first 12 games of the season while helping lead the women’s hockey team to the National Semifinals at the Frozen Four … set a new career high with 77 points in just 12 games … tallied career highs with 39 goals and 38 assists … also posted a career high in ground balls (15) … finished the year ranked 27th in the nation in assists and 31st nationally in points …her 38 assists were the third most in a single season in program history … recorded at least five points in 10 games, including each of the final nine games of the season … registered four games with five or more goals, and four games with at least five assists … was a preseason Tewaaraton Award Watch List selection, noting her among the nation’s top 50 players … also garnered a Preseason Third Team All-America nod from Inside Lacrosse … saw her first action of the season against Yale (March 29), picking up three points (one goal, two assists) ... started her first game of the season and recorded a team-high eight points (three goals, five assists) against No. 17 Virginia (April 1)... finished with three goals and tied her career high with six assists at Dartmouth (April 12), becoming the third BC player in 2017 to record at least nine points in a game, while adding a career-high four ground balls ... led the way for the Eagles scoring five goals and adding two assists for a game-high seven points against No. 11 Notre Dame (April 22) ... finished the game with four goals and one assist, including a first-half hat trick against No. 14 Notre Dame (April 27) in the ACC Quarterfinals ... recorded a team-high five points against No. 3 North Carolina (April 28), scoring two goals and a team-high three assists – and became the 22nd player in program history to reach the 100-point plateau, doing so in 25 games to match Sam Apuzzo’s program record for fastest player to 100 points … earned ACC All-Tournament honors after sharing the tournament’s scoring lead with 10 points in three games … posted seven points (2G, 5A) against Canisius in the NCAA First Round (May 12) while sharing the team’s point lead ... collected six points (three goals, three assists) at No. 9 Syracuse in the NCAA Second Round (May 14), as well as matching her career high with four ground balls ... scored a career-best six goals and added two assists for eight points against No. 7 USC (May 20) in the NCAA Quarterfinals ... tallied a team-high five goals and added one assist for six points against Navy (May 26) in the NCAA Semifinals, and also had a key draw control in the game’s final minute to help preserve BC’s win … tied the NCAA Championship Game record with 10 points (five goals, five assists) against No. 1 Maryland (May 28) … shattered the NCAA Tournament scoring record, tallying 37 points in five games – besting the previous mark of 26 points in five games …was the first player in NCAA history to be named the Most Outstanding Player at the NCAA Women’s D1 Lacrosse Championship despite not playing on the winning team.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16)
Played in all 41 games … posted 43 points from 15 goals and 28 assists, setting new single-season bests in points and goals … scored five game-winning goals, tied for eighth nationally … all five of her game-winning goals came in Hockey East play, the second-highest total in the conference … tallied 16 power-play points to tie for seventh nationally, with five power-play goals and 11 assists with the man-advantage, which tied for sixth nationally … posted 12 multiple-point games, including two multiple-goal games and six multiple-assist efforts … set a personal best with three assists at Maine (Dec. 5) in the team’s 5-0 win … her two-goal efforts came on Oct. 18 vs. New Hampshire and Nov. 28 at No. 6 Northeastern; while she added two assists against St. Lawrence (Oct. 11), at No. 9 Cornell (Oct. 24), vs. Providence (Nov. 25), against Harvard (Feb. 2) in the Beanpot first round and against Boston University (March 6) in the Hockey East Tournament championship game … was whistled for just a single minor penalty all season: a hooking penalty Feb. 9 against No. 6 Northeastern in the Beanpot final … tied her career long with an eight-game point streak – during which she accumulated 13 points – from Nov. 25 vs. Providence through Jan. 16 vs. Merrimack … notched her 50th career point against Providence (Nov. 25) with an assist on Haley Skarupa’s first-period goal … collected her 50th career assist against Harvard (Feb. 2) in the first round of the Beanpot, setting up Alex Carpenter’s first-period goal … recorded her 75th career point via a power-play goal on Feb. 27 in the Eagles’ 5-1 win over Maine in Game 2 of the Hockey East quarterfinals …re-joined the BC lacrosse team the week after the Eagles’ hockey season concluded, and was the team's fifth-leading scorer with 35 points (18 goals and 17 assists – tied for second-most on the team) in just 10 appearances … earned second-team All-ACC honors … made her 2016 debut against No. 4 North Carolina (March 26), recording four points in the 13-12 loss … recorded 10 points (five goals, 5 assists) in a 14-9 win over Dartmouth (April 12), one point shy of the school’s single-game school record … was a preseason Tewaaraton Award Watch List selection, noting her among the nation’s top 50 players … called into USA Lacrosse National Team camp in June 2016.
AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15)
Played in all 39 games … fourth on the team in scoring with 38 points from seven goals and 31 assists … was the country’s fourth leading scorer among freshmen with 0.97 points per game … registered a +46 plus/minus rating …skated most of the season on the top line alongside Alex Carpenter and Haley Skarupa … took just three penalties for six minutes on the season … registered points in 26 games, including 10 multiple-point games … recorded her first career point – an assist – against Syracuse (Oct. 4) in her first collegiate game … scored her first goal as an Eagle in BC’s 4-0 shutout of New Hampshire (Oct. 19) … recorded a career high four points (two goals, two assists) in the Eagles’ 10-2 win over #No. 7 Harvard (Nov. 28) … had a career-high eight-game scoring streak from Jan. 10 through Feb. 3 in which she scored 10 points (two goals, eight assists) … recorded two assists eight times: Nov. 1 at Providence, Nov. 15 vs. New Hampshire, Nov. 21 vs. Connecticut, Nov. 28 vs. Harvard, Dec. 5 at Maine, Jan. 11 vs. Northeastern, Jan. 30 at Providence, and Feb. 14 vs. Maine … joined the BC lacrosse team at the conclusion of the hockey season … played in eight of the team’s 19 games, finishing sixth on the team in scoring with 22 goals and three assists for 25 points … two of her goals were game-winning goals … started the team’s final six games, scoring 23 of her points in that span, including two five-goal games (April 18 vs. New Hampshire and April 23 vs. No. 6 Syracuse in the ACC Championship Quarterfinals) … earned IWLCA national All-Rookie Team honors for her performance in her truncated season.
Attended Thayer Academy for two years before transferring to Noble and Greenough ahead of her junior year … HOCKEY: Two-time member of the U.S. Under-18 National Team … helped the team win silver medals in both 2013 and 2014 at the IIHF U18 World Championships … in 2014, finished with one assist and a +1 plus/minus rating in five games … attended four USA Hockey National Development Camps (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013) … helped Assabet Valley win USA Hockey’s Tier 1 national championship three times (U16 in 2012, U19 in 2013 and 2014) … scored the game-winning goal in the 2014 national championship against Shattuck-St. Mary’s … LACROSSE: was a three-time U.S. Lacrosse high school All-American (2012, 2013, 2014) … a four-time selection to the New England Preparatory School All-League and Independent School All-League teams (2011-14) … represented New England at the Under Armour All-American Classic three times (2011, 2012, 2013) ... represented Lower New England in the U.S. Lacrosse National Tournament in 2011, 2012, and 2013 ... two-time finalist for the Heather Leigh Albert award as the outstanding lacrosse player in the U.S. (2012-13).
Daughter of Jeff and Jennifer Kent ... has five siblings: Alicia, Callahan, Parker, Addison, and Bailey ... her month Jen is an assistant coach for the BC women’s lacrosse team … her sister, Callahan, played goaltender for the Vanderbilt women’s lacrosse team, and her brother Parker is a sophomore on the Lehigh men’s lacrosse team … her sister Addison is a freshman on the Boston College lacrosse team in 2018 … enrolled in the Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences as a communication major.