2 Kristin Kirwan
2 - Kristin Kirwan
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Park Ridge, N.J.
High School: Immaculate Heart Academy
Position: OH
Major: Exploratory
m 37
k/s 3.98
h % .247
a/s 0.17
b/s 0.48
sa/s 0.16
d/s 2.85
  • Three-year letterwinner who has earned All-Landmark Conference honors in each of her first three years in the program
  • Earned AVCA All-Region First Team and AVCA All-American Honorable Mention accolades as a junior
  • Continues to climb up the all-time list statistically for a career: is 5th in career kills (1,382), 5th in attack attempts (3,525), 16th in attack percentage (.244), 18th in block assists (126), 18th in total digs (908), and 21st in total blocks (148)

Junior Year (2017)

  • Match-by-Match Statistics
  • Played in 37 matches and appeared in 126 sets
  • Collected AVCA All-American Honorable Mention and AVCA All-Region First Team honors
  • Earned All-Landmark Conference First Team laurels for the third-consecutive year
  • Led team with 501 kills on 1,269 total attack attempts for a .247 hitting percentage while averaging 3.98 kills per set
  • Ranked second on the team with 359 digs to average 2.85 digs per set
  • Totaled 61.0 blocks including five solo blocks while dishing out 21 assists and serving up 21 aces
  • Put down a season-high 27 kills in a four-set win at Geneseo on October 24 and had at least 20 kills in five matches
  • Racked up 15 double-doubes on the season
  • In program history, posted Scranton single-season rankings of: 2nd in kills (501); 3rd in attack attempts (1,269); and 25th in block assists (56)

Sophomore Year (2016)

  • Match-by-Match Statistics
  • Smashed single season program records for total kills (558) and attack attempts (1504), on her way to earning All-Landmark honors for the second-straight season
  • Also had 444 digs, the 14th highest mark in a season in program history
  • Played in all 38 matches on the year for the Royals, logging playing time in 137 sets
  • Averaged four kills per set, going over 20 kills in a match nine different times throughout the year
  • Had her best match on the attack at Penn State Berks on Oct. 18, hitting .520 (15 kills in 25 attempts with just two errors)
  • Posted 27 kills on four separate occasions throughout the season: Sept. 3 vs. Wheaton, Sept. 16 vs. Averett, and Oct. 29 at Brockport
  • Went into double-figures in 24 of the 38 matches Scranton played in on the year, recording a career-best 24 digs in back-to-back matches at SUNY-Oneonta (Sept. 28) and vs. Catholic (Oct. 1)
  • Up front, posted 55.0 blocks for the year, including five total blocks vs. Averett on Sept. 17 and vs. Allegheny on Oct. 29  

Freshman Year (2015)

  • Match-by-Match Statistics
  • Recorded a banner first season in her career at Scranton in 2015, leading the team in kills at the end of the season with 322 (2.98 per set)
  • Also hit .286 for the year, also a team-high. Mark was the 15th highest in a season in program history
  • Played in all 37 matches on the year for the Royals, logging playing time in 108 sets
  • Hit double-digits in kills in 14 matches
  • Best match on the attack came vs. Roanoke on Oct. 9, as she slammed home 21 kills
  • Had her best hitting match at MIT on Sept. 11, ending the night hitting .588 (10 kills on 17 attacks)
  • Also notched 32 total blocks for the year (five of which were solos). Added five service aces and five assists, as well

Awards & Honors

  • AVCA All-American Honorable Mention (2017)
  • AVCA All-Region First Team (2017)
  • All-Landmark Conference Selection (First Team, 2015; Second Team, 2016; First Team, 2017)
  • University of Scranton Athlete of the Week (Sept. 28, 2015)
  • Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week (Sept. 28, 2015, Oct. 4, 2015; Sept. 5, 2017; Oct. 9, 2017; Oct. 30, 2017)
  • Most Outstanding Player of 2017 University of Scranton Invitational
  • MVP of 2017 Kean Cougar Classic
  • All-Tournament Team at 2017 Leopard Invitational at the University of La Verne
  • Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll (2017)

 

Recent Games
Oct 21 at Swarthmore L, 3-1
Oct 24 at Geneseo W, 3-1
Oct 28 at Susquehanna L, 3-1
Oct 28 vs. Juniata W, 3-2
Nov 1 Susquehanna W, 3-2
Nov 4 at Juniata L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 37 6
Sets 126 22
Kills 501 78
Kills per set 3.98 3.55
Errors 188 30
Total Attacks 1269 211
Hitting Percentage .247 .227
Assists 21 3
Assists per set 0.17 0.14
Service Aces 20 3
Service Errors 13 3
Service Aces per set 0.16 0.14
Reception Errors 14 4
Digs 359 60
Digs per set 2.85 2.73
Block Solo 5 2
Block Assist 56 9
Block Total 61 11
Blocks per set 0.48 0.50
Block Errors 7 1
Ball Handling Errors 1 0
Points 554.0 87.5
Points per set 4.4 4.0
Matches started 34 6
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 1 Wells W, 3-0 1 2 9 1 20 .400 0 0 0 0 14 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Sep 1 Mt. Aloysius W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 2 Salve Regina W, 3-2 1 4 17 3 30 .467 0 2 0 1 9 0 2 0 2 0 20.0
Sep 2 Shenandoah W, 3-0 1 3 13 4 38 .237 1 0 0 0 10 0 2 0 2 0 14.0
Sep 6 Franklin & Marshall W, 3-2 1 5 14 8 38 .158 0 1 0 1 18 0 0 0 0 0 15.0
Sep 8 vs. Hood W, 3-0 1 1 3 3 10 .000 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Sep 8 vs. Plattsburgh W, 3-0 1 3 17 4 32 .406 0 1 0 0 5 0 2 0 2 0 19.0
Sep 9 at Kean W, 3-0 1 3 13 2 28 .393 0 2 0 1 11 0 0 1 0 0 15.0
Sep 9 vs. New York U. W, 3-1 1 4 26 4 52 .423 0 0 0 1 12 0 1 0 1 0 26.5
Sep 13 at Cortland W, 3-2 1 5 23 14 50 .180 0 3 0 1 15 0 0 3 0 0 26.0
Sep 15 vs. Mt. St. Mary (N.Y.) W, 3-0 - 1 5 1 8 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 15 vs. St. Joseph's (L.I.) W, 3-0 1 2 6 1 15 .333 1 0 0 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Sep 16 at Muhlenberg L, 3-2 1 4 8 10 44 -.045 0 0 0 0 10 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Sep 16 vs. Stockton W, 3-2 1 5 19 9 52 .192 3 0 0 0 13 0 6 0 6 0 22.0
Sep 22 Marywood W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 John Jay W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Keystone W, 3-0 - 3 9 4 24 .208 1 0 0 1 8 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Sep 23 Lycoming W, 3-0 1 3 19 5 36 .389 2 2 0 0 6 0 3 0 3 0 22.5
Sep 26 Oneonta W, 3-0 1 3 16 0 29 .552 1 0 2 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 16.0
Sep 30 Catholic W, 3-0 1 3 8 4 27 .148 0 0 1 0 14 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Sep 30 Goucher W, 3-0 1 3 11 2 21 .429 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 11.0
Oct 6 vs. Whittier W, 3-1 1 4 14 10 50 .080 2 1 0 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 15.0
Oct 6 vs. UC Santa Cruz W, 3-0 1 1 3 2 6 .167 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Oct 7 vs. Austin L, 3-1 1 4 19 8 50 .220 2 1 1 0 10 0 1 0 1 0 20.5
Oct 7 at La Verne W, 3-2 1 5 17 10 52 .135 2 2 1 1 15 1 3 0 4 1 21.5
Oct 11 at Dickinson W, 3-2 1 5 9 7 29 .069 0 1 2 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Oct 13 Hartwick W, 3-0 1 3 11 3 23 .348 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 12.0
Oct 13 Manhattanville W, 3-1 - 4 11 4 40 .175 0 0 0 0 9 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Oct 14 at Moravian W, 3-0 1 3 10 3 21 .333 0 0 0 1 6 0 2 1 2 0 11.0
Oct 14 vs. Elizabethtown W, 3-1 1 4 21 7 52 .269 1 1 1 1 11 0 4 0 4 0 24.0
Oct 17 Penn St.-Berks W, 3-0 1 2 8 1 13 .538 0 0 1 0 10 0 3 0 3 0 9.5
Oct 20 at Gallaudet W, 3-0 1 3 11 4 31 .226 0 0 1 1 11 0 2 0 2 0 12.0
Oct 20 vs. Lebanon Valley W, 3-0 1 3 15 5 30 .333 0 0 0 0 5 0 2 1 2 0 16.0
Oct 21 vs. Gettysburg W, 3-0 1 3 10 5 38 .132 0 1 1 0 8 0 4 0 4 0 13.0
Oct 21 at Swarthmore L, 3-1 1 4 15 7 42 .190 0 0 0 0 13 0 2 0 2 0 16.0
Oct 24 at Geneseo W, 3-1 1 4 27 5 48 .458 0 0 1 1 13 0 1 0 1 0 27.5
Oct 28 at Susquehanna L, 3-1 1 4 12 5 33 .212 1 0 1 2 8 1 1 0 2 0 13.5
Oct 28 vs. Juniata W, 3-2 1 5 16 9 57 .123 0 2 0 0 16 1 1 0 2 0 19.5
Nov 1 Susquehanna W, 3-2 1 5 25 11 68 .206 2 0 0 0 18 0 1 1 1 0 25.5
Nov 4 at Juniata L, 3-0 1 3 11 3 32 .250 1 0 0 1 8 1 0 0 1 0 12.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2015-16 36 108 322 2.98 107 752 .286 5 0.05 5 0.05 105 0.97 5 27 32 0.30 345.5 3.2
2016-17 38 137 558 4.07 229 1504 .219 15 0.11 21 0.15 444 3.24 12 43 55 0.40 612.5 4.5
2017-18 37 126 501 3.98 188 1269 .247 21 0.17 20 0.16 359 2.85 5 56 61 0.48 554.0 4.4
2018-19 35 128 442 3.45 222 1272 .173 21 0.16 38 0.30 316 2.47 1 26 27 0.21 494.0 3.9
Total 146 499 1823 3.65 746 4797 .225 62 0.12 84 0.17 1224 2.45 23 152 175 0.35 2006.0 4.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 37 126 501 3.98 188 1269 .247 21 0.17 20 0.16 359 2.85 5 56 61 0.48 554.0 4.4
Conference 6 22 78 3.55 30 211 .227 3 0.14 3 0.14 60 2.73 2 9 11 0.50 87.5 4.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 43 171 3.98 50 407 .297 8 0.19 5 0.12 132 3.07 1 20 21 0.49 187.0 4.3
Away 11 43 156 3.63 70 410 .210 4 0.09 8 0.19 116 2.70 3 13 16 0.37 173.5 4.0
Neutral 13 40 174 4.35 68 452 .235 9 0.23 7 0.17 111 2.77 1 23 24 0.60 193.5 4.8
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Wins 32 107 436 4.07 155 1068 .263 17 0.16 19 0.18 310 2.90 3 51 54 0.50 483.5 4.5
Losses 5 19 65 3.42 33 201 .159 4 0.21 1 0.05 49 2.58 2 5 7 0.37 70.5 3.7
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September 18 57 236 4.14 79 554 .283 10 0.18 11 0.19 166 2.91 0 25 25 0.44 259.5 4.6
October 17 61 229 3.75 95 615 .218 8 0.13 9 0.15 167 2.74 4 30 34 0.56 257.0 4.2
November 2 8 36 4.50 14 100 .220 3 0.38 0 0.00 26 3.25 1 1 2 0.25 37.5 4.7