2008: Started in 52 of 55 games on the year ... set a school record and led the Southland Conference with 30 stolen bases on 37 attempts ... hit .301 with 2 home runs and 28 RBI with a .413 slugging percentage and .361 on-base percentage ... third on team with 42 runs scored ... stole home plate three times ... stole at least two bases in a game five times ... led the SLC with eight outfield assists ... tied with Noel Trevino for team lead with five triples ... had 19 multi-hit games and a season-best seven-game hit streak ... went 2-for-3 with three RBI and three runs scored against Sacred Heart (3/8) ... hit first career home run, a two-run shot, at Houston (3/11) ... had at least one hit in nine of final 10 games of the year ... scored the winning run from third base on a suicide squeeze from Gabriel Garcia-Serrano against Houston Baptist (2/27) ... hit second home run of career in 3-for-4 performance against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (4/13) ... drove home a career-best four RBI with a double in a triple in win over Texas State (5/3).
Junior College: Played two seasons for head coach Gaylan McSpadden at Seward County Community College ... was named second team All-Jayhawk Conference in leading SCCC to a No. 18 national ranking in `07 ... named NJCAA Player of the Week for the week of April 11, 2007 ... hit .326 with five triples and was 12-13 in steals in `07 ... was teammates with current Lumberjack Jeff Brewer in `06 at SCCC.
High School: Lettered four seasons for Brad Gore at Chckasha High School in Chickasha, Okla. ... Was named first team all-district and all-city his junior and senior seasons ... hit .350 with 80 stolen bases, 64 RBI and slugged .400 in his career at CHS ... his 50 steals in his senior season set a school record ... Was named team Defensive Player of the Year his junior and senior years.
Personal: Son of Kyle and Jackie Kirby ... father played shortstop for two seasons at Western Oklahoma State College.