12 Meredith Gent
    Meredith Gent


    Reading, Mass.

    High School:
    Reading Memorial HS



    At Providence: As A Sophomore: Played in 27 games and posted totals of 13 kills, 12 digs and five service aces...Notched three kills and added three digs against Brown on Sept. 16...Tallied three kills and three digs versus Coppin State on Sept. 20...Posted two service aces and two digs against Manhattan on Sept. 24. As a Freshman: Recorded her first career kill against Savannah State on Aug. 30...Had a career-high seven kills vs. Savannah State on Sept. 29...Had a .290 hitting percentage in 11 games.

    At Reading Memorial HS: Lettered in volleyball three seasons and basketball all four years...Was volleyball team captain in her junior and senior seasons... Served as basketball captain her senior year... Compiled 276 kills in her final year at Reading Memorial...In 2006, Meredith was named Middlesex League MVP, North Shore Conference Player of the Year, Boston Globe All-Scholastic and Boston Herald All-Scholastic... She was a three-time Middlesex All-League player... Led her team to two league championships in 2004 and 2006. Division 1 North finalists in 2006... A National Merit candidate. Personal: The daughter of Peter and Leslie Gent... Has one older brother, Patrick... Born May 23, 1989... Undeclared major.

    Coach's Comments: "`Mer' worked hard on the reach in her swing this spring. She is a very athletic player with a strong desire to see the court."