2008-09 Volleyball
Nicki Kent
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Nicki Kent
No.: 9
Pos.: MB
Cl.: Jr.
Ht.: 6-1
Hometown (Last School): Vancouver, Wash. (Heritage/Wyoming)
Rosters: 2009-10 Volleyball
2008-09 Volleyball
2008: As a junior enjoyed her best season as a Dolphin...ranked third in the A-Sun with 0.99 blocks per set as JU led the conference in blocks and opponent hitting percentage...third on the squad with 69 total blocks...tallied a career-best eight blocks vs. FGCU (11/5)...finished with at least three blocks in 13-of-28 matches, including seven straight to end the season...recorded a career-high eight kills at Campbell (10/3)...registered at least five kills in five matches...set a career-high with six digs vs. Stetson (11/14/)...notched a season-best two service aces on five occasions...finished with one assist at UNC-Wilmington (10/2)...earned A-Sun all-academic honors and was named to the President’s Honor Roll with a 4.0 gpa.

2007: Valued member of the bench as a sophomore as a serving specialist...tallied season-highs in kills (six), hitting percentage (1.000, 6-0-6) and service aces (six) against Savannah State (11/1)...finished with a season-high five blocks against Bethune-Cookman (9/13)...registered a season-high two digs on two occasions...notched her only assist at Stetson (10/9)...earned A-Sun All-Academic Honors and was named to the Dean’s List.

Prior to JU: Played her freshman season as a middle blocker at Wyoming for coach Patrick Stangle...appeared in 23 matches and played in 65 games...earned Mountain West Conference All-Academic Honors and was named to the President’s List.

High School: Four-year starter as a middle blocker at Heritage High School...as a senior team captain, she earned all-state and first team all-conference accolades...as a junior, she was named honorable mention all-state after leading the Timberwolves to a district and regional title while also finishing seventh in the state...as a sophomore, she helped lead the squad to a district title and a sixth place finish in the state...also earned three letters in basketball and one letter in softball and track & field...named academic all-conference each season...at the club level, she was a member of the Cowlitz Volleyball Club.

Personal: Born Oct. 5, 1987, in El Paso, Texas...daughter of Travis and Debbie...has a sister, Jamie; and a brother, Steven...aunt, Toni Dunn, played basketball at Portland from 1986-90...majoring in elementary education.