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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

03/07/2018

Owls Topped By UTSA in C-USA Tournament

Owls Topped By UTSA in C-USA Tournament

03/06/2018

Owls Open C-USA Tournament Against UTSA

Owls Open C-USA Tournament Against UTSA

03/03/2018

FAU Falls at Charlotte in Regular Season Finale

FAU Falls at Charlotte in Regular Season Finale

03/01/2018

FAU Clinches Spot in C-USA Tourney with Win at Marshall

FAU Clinches Spot in C-USA Tourney with Win at Marshall

02/28/2018

Owls Square Off Against Marshall

Owls Square Off Against Marshall

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)

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2017-18 (Senior)

  • Leaves FAU with the third most career three-pointers with 176
  • Her 254 career assists are the eighth most in FAU history
  • She scored in double figures in 12 games and tied her career-high twice with 21 points at UTEP and at Marshall. She connected on six three-point shot attempts at Marshall to help bolster her 21 points
  • She also had 20 points when the Owls hosted Marshall in Boca Raton
  • She had 11 assists in the Owls' win against St. Francis Brooklyn in the FAU Thanksgiving Tournament

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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