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‘Hidden gem’ to be immortalized
Former Black Hawk RB Matt Kent to enter UW-Platteville Pioneers Hall of Fame as WR
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Matt Kent, a Black Hawk graduate, excelled at wide receiver for UW-Platteville nearly two decades ago and was selected to enter the school’s athletic Hall of Fame. Kent was named to the third team of the 2002 NCAA Division III Football Gazette All-America Team, and he was a three-time first-team All-WIAC selection. He was voted 2002 team MVP and 2003 offensive MVP for the Pioneers, and he remains ranked near the top in most receiving categories. - photo by Photo by Andy McNeill / UWPlatteville
PLATTEVILLE — Former Black Hawk football star Matt Kent is about to be immortalized at his college alma mater. Kent, a wide receiver and 2005 University of Wisconsin-Platteville graduate, is joining teammate Tom Stetzer (2005), James Anderson (1980) and cross country and track runner Ryan Kleimenhagen in the schools’ athletic Hall of Fame.