Alex Kirby

#4 Alex Kirby

POS. OF
HT. 5-9
WT. 170
CL. Jr.
B/T R/R
HOMETOWN Chapin, S.C.
HIGH SCHOOL Chapin HS
MAJOR Church Leadership

2014 -
Named honorable mention All-SAC and a Gold Glove recipient... Second on the team with a .356 average... Totaled 53 hits on the year with five doubles and one triple... Batted in 13 runners and scored 29 times... Carried a .411 on basepercentage... Tied for the team lead in stolen bases with 15 and was only caught twice... Committed only one error in 89 chances and contributed 86 put outs... 
 

2013
 -
Played in 31 games, starting 21... Recorded 20 hits and a .286 average.. Scored 13 runs... .351 on base percentage... 6-9 in stolen bases... Six multi-hit games... Was 2-4 with two runs scored versus West Alabama (2/3)... Went 2-3 with a double and two stolen bases against Wingate (2/2)... Only committed one error in 42 chances in the outfield... 

2012 - 
Appeared in 39 games with 30 starts... hit .294 with 3 RBI... did not make an error in 57 chances... had four multiple-hit games and had a ten-game hitting streak... Started at both corner outfield positions...

2011 -
Reshirt 


Prior to Newberry
At Chapin High School

Was a three-year letterman at Chapin HS, where he played outfield, infield, and pitched... named All-Region, All-Area, and a North/South All-Star in 2010... hit .420 with 42 hits as a senior...


Personal
Son of Ben and Susan Kirby... Favorite TV show is Arrow... Favorite movie is Accepted...  Favorite book is Church Zero by Peyton James... Favorite athlete is Tommy La Stella... Enjoys eating spaghetti and pizza... Hobbies include playing guitar, being a Younglife leader, and spending time reading God's Word... Career ambition is to be a pastor and church planter... Favorite quote: "But seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness and these things will be added to you" -Matthew 6:33... favorite movie is Accepted... Favorite artist is Andy Mineo... Best athletic moment was being named honorable mention All-SAC and winning a gold glove award... Grandmother, Jackie, attended Newberry...