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Malia Kency
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Malia  Kency

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Statesboro, Ga.

High School:
Briarwood Academy

Height:
5-6

Position:
G

Birthdate:
06/15/1996

Major:
Computer Engineering

10/03/2017

Practice One of 2017-18 is Complete for the Women's Basketball Team

For tickets call 1-866-FAU-OWLS

04/06/2017

Record 227 FAU Student-Athletes Placed on C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

This is a new program record and a more than 10 percent increase from 2016

02/25/2017

Women’s Basketball Overcome 97-66 at UTSA

Despite the loss, freshman Katelyn O'Reilly had a career-high 19 points

02/23/2017

Owls’ Rally Falls Short as UTEP Takes a 69-59 Win

FAU came within three in the fourth quarter but couldn't overcome the Miners

02/18/2017

Owls Drop 82-67 Decision to Southern Miss

Freshmen Julia Jenike, Katelyn O'Reilly and Jacey Bailey all hit double-figure scoring with O'Reilly and Bailey taking a career-high 14 and 11

11/01/2016

WBB ACTS Halloween Visit

The women's basketball team made their annual Halloween trip to ACTS Retirement-Life Community in Boca Raton, Fla.

10/19/2016

22nd Annual Buddy Walk WBB

The women's basketball team attended the 22nd Annual Buddy Walk for the Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization on Sunday, Oct. 16.

05/04/2015

Malia Kency

Junior Guard Malia Kency (2014-present)

Photo Gallery

2016-17 (Junior)

  • Made 18 starts in 24 appearances averaging 25.6 minutes per game, which is the most of any Owl
  • Led the team in assists with 60 on the year and set a career high with six in the win over Indiana State
  • Tallied a season-high 19 points and set a career best in rebounds with nine in the first FIU contest
  • Scored in double figures five times and was the team’s leading scorer against Florida Memorial and in both FIU games
  • Averaged 7.4 points per game overall and 6.7 when facing conference opponents

2015-16 (Sophomore)

  • Played in 29 games, making four starts
  • Averaged 5.2 points and 2.0 assists per game
  • Ranked second on the team with 58 assists
  • Scored a career-high 19 points against Delaware State on Nov. 27, which included a lifetime best six three-pointers
  • Dished out a personal best five assists at Charlotte on Jan. 30


2014-15 (Freshman)

  • Started 27 of the 30 games in which she played
  • Named Freshman All-Conference USA after leading FAU with 52 three-pointers madeT
  • Tied FAU Arena record with seven three-pointers made against Western Illinois on Nov. 23 en route to a career-high 21 points
  • Averaged 7.5 points and 2.1 rebounds per game
  • Dished out 53 assists while recording 22 steals

High School

  • Played basketball and softball and ran several track events in high school.
  • Listed as a three-star athlete by ESPN, Kency was ranked as the 73rd best point guard in the nation.
  • She was the Augusta Chronicle's All-Area Independent Player of the Year two years in a row and earned the Augusta Sports Council GAMES All-Around Female Athlete Silver Award.
  • Kency was named All-Region and Best Offensive Player on her team all four years in high school and earned All-State in 2013-14 under head coach Keith Johnson.

Personal

  • The daughter of Erice and Mary Ann Kency
  • Graduated with honors and earned the President's Education Achievement Award
  • Major is Pre-Engineering

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