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Jessica Kirby

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Spring, Texas

High School:
Spring HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
C/1B

Experience:
3L

Bat//Throw:
R/R

Jessica Kirby

2010: Started 43 games for the Lady Techsters ... Registered a .213 batting average with 27 hits in 127 at bats ... Had six doubles and four home runs ... Scored 12 runs and drove home a career-high 37 during the season ... Had four multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI games ... Had a season-high four RBI in a win over Southeast Missouri State ... Also had three RBI in games against Buffalo, Utah State, San Jose State and Nevada ... Threw out 14-of-54 base runners ...

2009: Named WAC Hitter of the Week (March 30) ... Saw action 56 games for Louisiana Tech, making 54 starts at catcher ... Recorded a .224 batting average with 34 hits in 152 at bats ... Totaled four doubles and 10 home runs ... Registered 16 runs and 23 RBI ... Also walked 20 times ... Had seven multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games ... Hit a career-high tying two home runs in a 7-2 win over Boise State March 28 ... Had two hits, one home run and three RBI in wins over Louisiana-Monroe Feb. 28 and Stephen F. Austin March 6 ... Had two hits and a season-high four RBI in win over North Texas April 15 ... Her 10 home runs are the third best in a single season in Techster history ...

2008: Named first team all-WAC ... Named WAC Hitter of the Week (April 7) ... Named LSWA Hitter of the Week (April 10) ... Started 59 games on the year, including three at first base, 10 at catcher and 46 at designated player ... Batted .248 on the year with 40 hits in 161 at bats ... Totaled nine doubles and a team-high eight home runs ... Scored 18 runs while driving in 29 ... Had eight multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games ... Had a career-high four hits, 5 RBI and two home runs in a win over New Mexico State (April 4) ... Totaled four RBI in win over North Texas (Feb. 13) ... Had a three-run double in a win over Ole Miss (May 2) ...

2007: Saw action in nine games for Louisiana Tech, making six starts including four at catcher and two at designated player ... Recorded two hits in 18 at bats for a .111 batting average ... Didn't record an error in 17 chances ... Recorded her first collegiate hit against McNeese State April 11 ...

High School: Lettered four years for coach Julie Wyrick at Spring High School in Texas ... Played third base and catcher for the program ... Helped lead the Lions to the District 22-5A title in 2004 ... Named first team All-District 22-5A as a senior ... Named second team All-District 15-5A as a sophomore ... Named honorable mention All-District 15-5A as a freshman ... Named the Gatorade Rookie of the Year on her team in 2003 ...

Personal: Full name is Jessica Delane Kirby ... Daughter of Cherlynne and Gary Kirby ... Has one sister, Sarah ... Also had one brother, Ryan, who passed away in 2003 ... Will earn her sociology degree in March ... Born May 20, 1988 in Houston, Texas.