JENNIFER R. HARRINGTON '94
One of just three female basketball players in Assumption College history to score more than 1,000 points and have more than 1,000 rebounds. JENNIFER R. (HARRINGTON) HUNT '94 was a three-time Northeast-10 Conference all-star selection as a premier athlete, while academically. won the Rev. Armand Desautels, A.A. Memorial Award as the premier senior female student-athlete at the College.
She averaged a double-double in each of her last three years . . . 13.7 ppg and 11.4 rebounds in 1991-92, 12.4 ppg and 11.3 rebounds in 1992-93 and 16.2 ppg and 12.9 rebounds in 1993-94. The Greyhounds were major players in the Northeast-10 Conference playoffs in both 1991 and 1992.
Harrington finished her career with 1,290 points (fifth career), 1,088 rebounds (second career), a .500 field goal percentage (fifth career) and 166 blocked shots (fourth career). She is one of two players --- Hall of Famer Ann McInerney '89 is the other --- to have two 300-rebound seasons (349 in 1993-94 and 330 in 1991-92). She is also the last Greyhound to record a triple-double --- 31 points, 12 rebounds and 10 steals in an 89-85 win at Bryant College. That same night she assisted on teammate Karen Donahue's 1,000th point basket. Harrington scored her 1,000th point, January 6, 1994 vs. West Chester, PA University--- an 80-70 victory.
As a sophomore she earned Northeast-10 Conference second-team honors along with being a member of the conference all-academic first-team and CoSIDA academic all-region second-team. She was named the team's Most Valuable Player, won the William Cating '64 Memorial Award for coachability and was the Most Valuable Player as the Greyhounds won the prestigious Dial Classic at West Chester, PA University.
In 1992-93 she was an honorable mention selection in the conference, was on the conference academic first-team again and earned first-team CoSIDA academic all-region honors. As a senior she was a first-team all-star and academic standout in the conference, captained the team and earned plaudits from USAToday as the National Division II Defensive Player-of-the-Week.
At the 1994 Baccalaureate, she was awarded the Political Science Department Award (granted to the top student in the department) and earned a Crown & Shield Award (granted to seniors who best exemplify leadership, character and dedication to the College). She was also a member of the Mexico Mission (summer 1993), participating in the two-week immersion program in San Pedro, Mexico.
She did post-graduate study at Suffolk University (Boston, MA) earning an M.S. in Human Resource Development (1999) and served as Assistant Vice-President of State Street Corporation (Boston) from 1996-2003. She is currently a stay-at-home mother, volunteers as a 5th and 6th grade basketball coach at the Boy's and Girl's Club of MetroWest and still plays in a Women's League in Clinton.
She is married to Craig Hunt and has two sons Cameron and Austin. She is the sister-in-law of Stacey J. (Sullivan) Hunt '93, her former teammate and Hall of Famer.