4 - Kim Brennan
Kim Brennan
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr
Hometown: Locust Valley, N.Y.
High School: Locust Valley
Position: G

Career Highlights

2010-11 co-captain ... three-time All-Northeast-10 honoree who finished career fifth in school history with 1695 points ... highest scoring guard in program’s history ... Bentley’s all-time leader in minutes with 4,369 ... started every game of her collegiate career, with her 126 starts tied for most in Bentley history ... on Bentley’s all-time lists, also ranks second in FGA and average minutes, third in FTM and FTA, fourth in 3-PT attempts, fifth in FT percentage, eighth in scoring average and 3-pointers, and 10th in FGM, assists and average assists ... began her senior year 13th on Bentley’s all-time scoring list with 1319 points ... only players in the program’s history with more points prior to their final season were All-Americas Kim Penwell ’93 and Alison Fay ’84 ... just missed becoming only second player in Bentley history with 1500 points and 500 assists, coming up five assists shy.

2010-11 Season

Named Most Outstanding Player in NCAA Div. II East Regional after scoring game’s final seven points and making a key steal, all in the final 35 seconds. That dominating stretch enabled the Falcons to turn a four-point deficit into a 64-61 win over Pace and gain their first Elite Eight appearance in eight years ... Bentley’s 2010-11 Outstanding Female Senior Athlete and team MVP ... 2nd-team All-Northeast-10 ... honors also included Academic All-Northeast-10 and a pair of All-Tournament accolades (NCAA Regional, Northeast-10 Championships) ... averaged 11.4 points and 4.1 assists in 33 games (all starts) ... exceeded 1000 minutes for the fourth straight season ... in postseason, averaged 14.4 points and 4.1 assists with percentages of .515 from the field, .455 from three and .903 from the line ... was team’s top scorer in the Northeast-10 playoffs (18.7) ... 83 of her 110 FTA came after halftime ... 19 games with 10+ points, including six of seven in postseason ... season-high 24 points at Saint Anselm Feb. 8 ... 20 points (9-12 fg) against Southern New Hampshire in NE-10 quarters ... 10-10 FT vs. Southern New Hampshire Feb. 12 ... finished career by scoring 14 points, without missing a shot (6-6 fg, 2-2 ft), in the Elite Eight against Clayton State ... also had six assists against the eventual national champions ... reached 1500-point milestone Jan. 26 at Saint Rose ... third in NE-10 in assist/turnover ratio and fourth in assists and free throw accuracy ... was named to Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll Feb. 14.

2009-10 Season

First-team All-Northeast-10 selection who averaged 17.4 points, 4.6 assists and 3.5 rebounds in her third year as a starter ... named the team’s MVP following the season ... finished junior year with 1,319 points, 13th on Bentley’s all-time list and the third most by a Falcon before her senior year ... received honorable mention All-America recognition from both the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and Women’s Division II Bulletin ... one of five finalists from the East Region for WBCA State Farm Division II All-America team ... second-team Daktronics Division II All-East Region ... started every game for the third straight season, an iron-man streak of 93 games ... set a school record with 35 points in the Falcons’ NE-10 quarterfinal win against Merrimack Mar. 2 ... became Bentley’s 30th 1,000-point scorer Jan. 6 at New Haven, and only the 13th to do so prior to senior year ... NE-10 co-Player of the Week Feb. 1 ... only NE-10 player in top five in both points and assists ... finished second in the conference in scoring and free throws made, third in minutes and assists, sixth in assist-turnover ratio and free throw percentage, tied for seventh in three-point percentage, and 13th in steals ... nationally, was 41st in Division II in assists and 48th in scoring ... 146 FTM and 182 FTA were both the highest ever recorded by a Falcon guard ... 36.9 minutes per game broke the school record of 36.8 (Alison Fay, 1983) ... was the hero of Bentley’s 3-OT win over Saint Rose Jan. 26 with 25 points, 8 assists and 5 rebounds all one shy of her career-highs ... hit a buzzer-beating three-pointer from midcourt to force the 3rd OT ... 4-for-4 from three against Saint Rose tied the Bentley single game record ... had 17 points in season-opening win over 17th-ranked Holy Family ... 23 points Nov. 29 vs. Southern New Hampshire ... 18 points, six assists and zero turnovers against UMass-Lowell Dec. 2 ... 24 points at Franklin Pierce Dec. 18 ... 21 points in each game against St. Michael’s ... 12 20-point games including seven in the last 12 games, a stretch in which she averaged 20.2 points ... in home games, shot 46 percent from three and averaged 18.8 points ... was nominated for ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America ... All-Tournament honors at the Northeast-10 Championships ... six appearances on the NE-10 Weekly Honor Roll.

2008-09 Season

2nd-team All-Northeast-10 guard who averaged 15.1 points, 3.7 assists, 2.7 rebounds and 1.1 steals ... was only NE-10 player ranked in the top 10 in both points and assists, finishing tenth in scoring and ninth in helpers ... was also third in three-point accuracy (.429), fourth in minutes (36.2), 12th in free throw percentage (.795) and 13th in assist-turnover ratio (1.10) ... was one of only two Northeast-10 players to earn both All-Conference and Academic All-Conference honors ... received team’s Coaches’ Award ... played 1195 minutes, breaking the school record by 30 ... her average of 36.2 minutes was second only to Alison Fay’s 36.8 in 1982-83 in school history ... earned All-Tournament honors at Northeast-10 Championships ... in the NE-10 playoffs, averaged 17.3 points and shot 51 percent overall ... was a 44 percent shooter from three during the final 31 games ... in home games, drained 48 percent of her triples (26-54) ... got better as games went on, as evidenced by an 8.8 scoring average and a .508 three-point percentage in the second half of games ... had a total of seven 20-point games, with Bentley 6-1 in those ... had three straight 20-point games from Jan. 28-Feb. 4, becoming the first Falcon to achieve that since Keri Flynn in 2003 ... scored in doubles 29 times, including 17 of the final 18 games ... erupted for a career-best 26 points, on 11-15 fg, vs. Merrimack on Jan. 31 ... had three games in which she made four of five three-pointers (Nov. 2 vs. Columbus State, Nov. 15 vs. Mercy, Jan. 31 vs. Merrimack) ... nine assists at Southern Connecticut Feb. 18 was a career-best ... scored 500th career point Jan. 6 at Merrimack ... was named to the Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll ten times.

2007-08 Season

Was named the Northeast-10 Freshman of the Year and to the NE-10 All-Freshman Team after averaging 10 points, 3.3 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 0.8 steals ... started every game, becoming the first Falcon freshman since Sarah Blaisdell in 1995-96 to do so, and led team in minutes played (1,029) ... average of 34.3 minutes was tied for eighth on Bentley’s all-time single season list ... was team’s top scorer in conference play, at 10.7 ppg ... was a key to the team’s success as her numbers in wins were 11.6 ppg and a .413 field goal percentage, both significantly above her overall numbers ... scored in doubles 15 times, with a high of 23 in an upset of nationally-ranked Franklin Pierce Jan. 8 ... had seven games with five assists ... team was 6-1 when she got to the free throw stripe six times ... also named to the Women’s Division II Bulletin All-Freshman Team ... was the NE-10 Freshman of the Week three times (Jan. 2, 14, Feb. 4) and made one appearance on the conference’s Weekly Honor Roll (Jan. 22) ... in the NE-10, was third in minutes played, ninth in assist-turnover ratio, 12th in assists, 15th in free throw percentage and 27th in scoring.

Before Bentley

2007 graduate of Locust Valley High School, where she became one of only six players in Nassau County history to amass 2,000 career points, finishing with 2,058 ... earned seven varsity letters, six in basketball and one in volleyball ... two-year team captain ... as a senior, averaged 23 points, six rebounds and five assists while leading Locust Valley to the Nassau County Class B championship ... All-State Class B first-team selection as a senior after earning second-team accolades as a junior ... honors also included two-time All-Long Island, All-League and team MVP ... played in 2005 Empire State Games and fall 2006 Long Island vs. New York City all-star game ... began playing varsity basketball at Locust Valley in seventh grade, went to St. Dominic’s as a ninth-grader, and attended Our Lady of Mercy in tenth grade before returning to Locust Valley.

Personal

Corporate finance and accounting major ... age as of Nov. 15, 2010: 21 ... daughter of Dan and Jade Brennan ... has two brothers, Dan (23) and Will (18) ... Will is a Bentley freshman and a member of the 2011 baseball team ... National Honor Society member ... received Excellence in Education award ... involved with Junior Falcon Day, Make-A-Wish, Breast Cancer Awareness, the Autism Walk and as an Open House Ambassador.

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2008-09 Statistics                      Career Statistics

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