2 Kristin Kirwan
2 Kristin Kirwan
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Park Ridge, N.J.
High School: Immaculate Heart Academy
Position: OH
Major: Nursing
m 35
k/s 3.45
h % .173
a/s 0.16
b/s 0.21
sa/s 0.30
d/s 2.47
  • 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)

Senior Year (2018)

  • Team captain
  • Named to Scranton Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • Became Scranton's all-time leader in career kills in a win over Frostburg on October 6 at the Rowan Quad
  • Picked up her 1,000th career dig in a five-set loss to Cabrini at the Neumann Knights Invitational on September 14 to become just the eighth player in program history with at least 1,000 kills and 1,000 digs
  • Broke the Landmark Conference all-time kills record in a win over Moravian on October 17

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)
  • AVCA All-Region Honorable Mention (2018)
  • All-Landmark Conference Selection (First Team, 2015; Second Team, 2016; First Team, 2017; First Team, 2018)
  • University of Scranton Athlete of the Week (Sept. 28, 2015; Oct. 9, 2018)
  • Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week (Sept. 28, 2015, Oct. 4, 2015; Sept. 5, 2017; Oct. 9, 2017; Oct. 30, 2017; Oct. 15, 2018; Oct. 22, 2018)
  • Most Outstanding Player of 2017 University of Scranton Invitational
  • Scranton Invitational All-Tournament Team (2017, 2018)
  • 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, 2018)

 

Recent Games
Oct 17 Moravian W, 3-0
Oct 19 Gallaudet W, 3-1
Oct 19 Lebanon Valley W, 3-2
Oct 27 vs. No. 7 Juniata L, 3-0
Oct 27 at Catholic L, 3-2
Oct 31 at No. 6 Juniata L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 35 6
Sets 128 19
Kills 442 77
Kills per set 3.45 4.05
Errors 222 36
Total Attacks 1272 197
Hitting Percentage .173 .208
Assists 21 0
Assists per set 0.16 0.00
Service Aces 38 1
Service Errors 26 1
Service Aces per set 0.30 0.05
Reception Errors 27 3
Digs 316 53
Digs per set 2.47 2.79
Block Solo 1 0
Block Assist 26 8
Block Total 27 8
Blocks per set 0.21 0.42
Block Errors 4 0
Ball Handling Errors 2 1
Points 494.0 82.0
Points per set 3.9 4.3
Matches started 32 5
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 31 Misericordia W, 3-0 1 2 9 3 17 .353 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Aug 31 RIT W, 3-1 1 4 13 7 38 .158 1 2 2 1 9 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Sep 1 Brockport W, 3-1 1 4 16 6 34 .294 1 0 0 1 10 0 1 0 1 0 16.5
Sep 1 Eastern L, 3-0 1 3 5 5 29 .000 0 0 0 1 14 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 5 Muhlenberg L, 3-2 1 5 14 5 49 .184 2 1 1 0 11 0 2 0 2 0 16.0
Sep 7 vs. U. of New England W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 vs. Fredonia W, 3-1 - 4 11 6 31 .161 0 2 0 1 11 0 1 1 1 0 13.5
Sep 8 vs. Oswego L, 3-2 - 5 24 8 52 .308 0 3 0 0 15 0 1 0 1 0 27.5
Sep 8 at Vassar W, 3-2 1 5 20 8 63 .190 0 2 2 2 15 0 1 0 1 0 22.5
Sep 11 Cortland W, 3-0 1 2 8 3 22 .227 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 14 vs. Haverford W, 3-0 1 3 13 9 35 .114 1 1 0 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Sep 14 vs. Cabrini L, 3-2 1 5 17 2 40 .375 1 0 2 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 17.0
Sep 15 vs. New York U. L, 3-1 1 4 15 10 59 .085 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 2 0 0 15.0
Sep 15 at Neumann L, 3-2 1 5 16 7 42 .214 0 2 2 1 11 0 1 0 1 0 18.5
Sep 21 at No. 4 Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-0 1 3 6 3 22 .136 1 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Sep 22 vs. Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 3-1 1 4 11 8 37 .081 1 3 1 2 10 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Sep 22 vs. Bowdoin L, 3-0 1 3 7 4 27 .111 3 1 1 3 7 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Sep 26 at Oneonta W, 3-1 1 4 14 8 41 .146 3 1 2 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 15.0
Sep 28 at Arcadia L, 3-0 1 3 9 6 31 .097 1 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 28 vs. Immaculata W, 3-0 1 1 2 2 4 .000 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 29 Elizabethtown W, 3-0 1 3 13 4 34 .265 0 0 0 1 13 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Sep 29 Goucher W, 3-0 1 1 7 3 16 .250 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Oct 5 vs. Eastern L, 3-1 1 4 11 8 36 .083 0 1 0 2 5 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Oct 6 vs. Frostburg St. W, 3-0 1 3 9 9 26 .000 1 5 2 0 4 0 1 1 1 0 14.5
Oct 6 at Rowan W, 3-0 1 2 5 5 17 .000 0 2 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Oct 10 at Susquehanna L, 3-2 1 5 19 7 48 .250 0 1 0 0 10 0 2 0 2 0 21.0
Oct 12 at Stevens W, 3-2 1 5 20 6 45 .311 1 1 1 2 12 1 1 0 2 1 22.5
Oct 12 vs. Stockton W, 3-2 1 5 23 10 65 .200 0 1 1 3 8 0 2 0 2 0 25.0
Oct 13 vs. No. 18 Ithaca L, 3-2 1 5 15 8 44 .159 0 1 0 1 4 0 1 0 1 0 16.5
Oct 13 vs. Haverford L, 3-1 1 4 10 11 54 -.019 1 1 2 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 11.0
Oct 17 Moravian W, 3-0 - 2 11 5 25 .240 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 11.0
Oct 19 Gallaudet W, 3-1 1 4 11 6 33 .152 2 2 2 0 9 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Oct 19 Lebanon Valley W, 3-2 1 5 22 9 58 .224 0 2 2 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 24.0
Oct 27 vs. No. 7 Juniata L, 3-0 1 3 9 8 33 .030 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 0 1 1 9.5
Oct 27 at Catholic L, 3-2 1 5 18 9 41 .220 0 0 0 1 15 0 3 0 3 0 19.5
Oct 31 at No. 6 Juniata L, 3-0 1 3 9 4 24 .208 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
  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 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
Conference 6 19 77 4.05 36 197 .208 0 0.00 1 0.05 53 2.79 0 8 8 0.42 82.0 4.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 35 129 3.69 56 355 .206 6 0.17 8 0.23 97 2.77 0 9 9 0.26 141.5 4.0
Away 10 40 136 3.40 63 374 .195 7 0.17 9 0.23 101 2.52 1 8 9 0.23 150.0 3.8
Neutral 14 53 177 3.34 103 543 .136 8 0.15 21 0.40 118 2.23 0 9 9 0.17 202.5 3.8
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Wins 18 59 227 3.85 109 604 .195 10 0.17 24 0.41 153 2.59 1 13 14 0.24 258.5 4.4
Losses 17 69 215 3.12 113 668 .153 11 0.16 14 0.20 163 2.36 0 13 13 0.19 235.5 3.4
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August 2 6 22 3.67 10 55 .218 1 0.17 2 0.33 11 1.83 0 3 3 0.50 25.5 4.3
September 19 67 228 3.40 107 668 .181 14 0.21 19 0.28 169 2.52 0 10 10 0.15 252.0 3.8
October 14 55 192 3.49 105 549 .158 6 0.11 17 0.31 136 2.47 1 13 14 0.25 216.5 3.9