20 Shatasia Kearse
20 Shatasia Kearse
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Framingham, Mass.
High School: Lincoln-Sudbury
Position: F

Career Highlights

Six-foot forward who has provided frontcourt depth throughout the past four seasons … career averages of 5.3 points and 3.7 rebounds in 123 games … tied for 19th in Bentley history in games played.

2011-12 Season

Averaged 4.9 points and 3.4 rebounds while playing 14.1 minutes a game … 31 of her 32 appearances came off the bench with her only start occurring on Senior Day (Feb. 18 vs. Stonehill) … she had six points and seven rebounds in that one … 15 points, 12 rebounds against Holy Family in the season opener Nov. 12 … 16 points against UMass-Lowell Nov. 16 matched career-best … missed three games from Dec. 18-30 for a medical reason … 12 points at American International Jan. 11.

2010-11 Season

Named team’s Most Improved Player after a season that saw her average 6.2 points and 4.7 rebounds while playing 18.5 minutes a game … was in every game with 11 starts midseason … third on team in rebounds … .483 field goal percentage … averaged 7.6 points and 6.1 rebounds in 11 starts … posted double-doubles against Adelphi Jan. 19 (12 points, 10 rebounds) and against Southern New Hampshire Mar. 1 in first round of NE-10 playoffs (14 and 11) … eight 10-point games, including each of the first two rounds of the NCAA Regionals … season-best 12 rebounds against UMass-Lowell Feb. 16.

2009-10 Season

Was effective off the bench, averaging 15 minutes, 5.8 points and 3.7 rebounds while playing in all 30 games … averaged 6.9 points and 4.2 rebounds in the season’s final 18 games … posted first career double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds in 3-OT win vs. Saint Rose Jan. 26 … from Jan. 23-Feb. 13, averaged 10 points and six rebounds in a seven-game stretch … shot 54 percent from the field during that time frame and had three double-doubles in a four-game stretch from Jan. 26-Feb. 6 … had a career-best 14 points Jan. 6 against New Haven and bettered that with 16 against Le Moyne Jan. 23.

2008-09 Season

Appeared in 28 games as a freshman, averaging 4.3 points, 2.7 rebounds and 10.6 minutes a game … career-best nine rebounds vs. Franklin Pierce in Northeast-10 championship game Mar. 8 … in four postseason games, averaged 4.3 points and 4.8 rebounds … collected 10 offensive boards in just 45 minutes in the conference and NCAA playoffs … scored in doubles in three straight games in late January, with 10 vs. Southern Connecticut and 12 against both Stonehill and Merrimack … also had 12 points against Southern Connecticut Feb. 18 … played 20 minutes in the NCAA regional against AIC, just two shy of her career best, and responded with nine points and seven rebounds … that performance earned her a spot on the Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll.

Before Bentley

2008 graduate of Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School where she was a member of the 2007 Division 2 state champions and the 2008 North Sectional champs … was a two-time Dual County All-Star … MetroWest Daily News All-Star … helped team to three straight Dual County League championships … McDonald’s All-America nominee.


Graduated May 19 with a Bachelor of Science degree … majored in marketing, with a minor in management … age as of Nov. 15, 2011: 21 … daughter of Sherra and Hasten Kearse … has three younger siblings: Shaquila (18), Hasten (15) and Shakaia (12) … is a second cousin of Jevon Kearse of the Tennessee Titans … participated in Lincoln-Sudbury Gospel Choir and as a METCO tutor … member of National Society of High School Scholars … received Academic Excellence award, Paul Robeson METCO Scholar award, Robert Clemente METCO Family Honor Award and Ernest Student Award … has been involved in Make-A-Wish and Junior Falcon Day … at Bentley’s Open House, was an Ambassador and Student Panel participant … team representative for SAAC.

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