Gent Named Assistant Manager for Ticket Operations|
July 14, 2004
LUBBOCK, Texas - The Texas Tech Athletics Ticket Office has announced the hiring of Kathryn Gent as assistant manager for ticket operations. Gent will serve as the primary contact for Lady Raider basketball and all Texas Tech ticketing outlets.
"We are extremely pleased to have Katie join our ticket office staff," said assistant athletics director Dave Welsh. "She brings many years of ticketing experience from Western Michigan and will be a real asset to our office."
Gent comes to Tech after spending the last four years working in the athletics ticket office at Western Michigan University, where she was a graduate assistant for two years and a student assistant for two years.
A native of Haslett, Mich., Gent graduated from Western Michigan in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in business. She also earned her master's degree from WMU in sports management in 2004. She is the niece of Pete Gent, author of North Dallas Forty and former football player for the Dallas Cowboys in the mid-60s.