AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: Completed his first season with the Spartans after transferring from Saddleback College.
2017: Redshirted the season.
SADDLEBACK COLLEGE: Played one season (2016) at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, Calif. … In 35 games, hit .331 with 1 homerun, 17 RBIs, 26 runs and 5 steals.
LOYOLA MARYMOUNT: Played a single season (2015) at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Calif. appearing in 21 games, making 6 starts… Hit .269 in 26 at-bats.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2014 graduate of San Clemente High School in San Clemente, Calif. ... A two-year varsity letter winner playing for coach Dave Gellatly... Second team All-CIF Southern Section and second team All-County selection in his senior year... Named MVP in his final year... Named to the 2014 North/South All-Star game... Played in the 2014 senior showcase... Batted .484 with 45 hits, 16 RBI and a .578 on-base percentage as a senior... Left SCHS as the batting average record holder after leading the league in hitting his final year.
MORE ON KENT: A communication studies major… Hopes to play professional baseball… Parents are John and Crystal Burckle… Has a younger brother, Eric… Enjoys playing golf and going to the beach in his free time… Native of Newport Beach, Calif. … Now calls San Clemente, Calif., his hometown.