Kent will compete for playing time as an infielder this season.
He made two starts in nine games as a freshman, batting .250 (3-for-12)...went 2-for-3 in a start at second base on May 16 against Stanford...made his first collegiate start on April 15 at Pepperdine as a designated hitter...made his collegiate debut on Feb. 25 against Pepperdine and recorded his first collegiate hit (a single) as a pinch hitter.
Kent played for the Wenatchee AppleSox of the West Coast Collegiate League where he made 10 starts in 11 games...batted .237 (9-for-37) with nine runs scored, one double and four RBI.
He was a four-year varsity letterwinner for Catalina Foothill High in Tucson, Ariz...he was a three-time all-region first team selection and two-time All-Southern Arizona first team selection...earned Arizona Daily Star first team honors as a senior after batting .362 with 24 runs and 18 RBI...earned Class 4A-5A second team honors in his junior season after batting .442 with a .669 slugging percentage, .667 on-base percentage, 39 hits, 12 doubles, two home runs, six triples and 28 RBI...he also played on the soccer team and provided the game-winning goal in his last game ever to win the state championship.
He has not declared a major...parents are Tyler and Carolyn...has one brother, Tyler, and two sisters, Mackenzie and Aleson...favorite movie is Black Hawk Down...favorite television shows are Nip/Tuck and Celebrity Deathmatch...listens to Lil' Wayne and Angels and Airwaves...birthdate is Nov. 14, 1989.