Personal Career Highlights
2012 UMass-Dartmouth Highlights...
• Went 2-1 and had deceptive 5.61 ERA for the Corsairs in the spring of 2013, leading UMass to the postseason with 24 Ks in 43.1 innings pitched and just 12 walks.
2012 American Legion Highlights...
• Picked up first-career American Legion with brilliant complete-game performance versus the always tough Hawkeye A.C. at Bridgewater State Ujiversity on Father's Day (June 17, 2012)... struck out 8, walked three, scattered five hits, went 7 strong innings for win.
• Picked up second win in five-inning perofmrnace vs. Orleans Post 308 on the road, striking out six.
• Got third win with 5 2/3 innings of work vs. Pembroke Post 143 on the road on July 9, 2012, leading Post 206 to a clinched state playoffs berth with eight Ks. (3-0)
• Struck out two batters and closed the door on Sandwich Post 188 in 1.1 innings of relief work on July 13, 2012 at Doran Park in Bourne.
• Turned in arguably the best performance of his still young career on July 17, 2012 at Gaskill Field in Worcester, Mass. versus Sudbury Post 191 in the State Semifinals with 6 2/3 innings of unexpected relief work. He scattered four hits, struck out 8 batters and walked just one while allowing just one run.
• Bent's career skyrocketed when he turned in a complete-game gem versus Plymouth Post 40 on July 22, 2012 at Siever Field in North Plymouth. He struck out 12 batters and walked two to bring his record to 5-0 on the season.
Barnstable High School Highlights...
• Struck out 12 batters in 9-inning, complete-game gem versus Dartmouth on May 2, 2012, while walking none.
• Tossed back-to-back nine-inning complete game victory over New Bedford on May 14, 2012, and struck out nine batters in the process.
• Picked up 1st varsity win for BHS in 2011, turning in a complete-game victory over Dennis-Yarmouth.