AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2019)
• Started 11 of Ohio State’s 12 games and finished with 120 saves.
• Had a 10.56 goals-against average and .502 save percentage.
• Ranked third in the Big Ten in goals-against average.
• Made 10 or more saves six times.
• Stopped 16 shots in the season-opener against Cleveland State (2/2) and two weeks later topped that with 17 saves vs. Massachusetts (2/16).
• Was named the Big Ten Specialist of the Week on Feb. 19.
• Named an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2018)
• Started the final seven games of the season and played in a total of eight contests.
• Finished with an 8.80 goals-against average, .484 save percentage and 61 saves in 443:14 of action.
• Over the final four games of the season – all against ranked opponents – had a 7.00 goals against average.
• Double digit saves in each of his first two starts. Stopped 13 shots against Notre Dame (3/25) and followed that up with 12 saves versus Penn State (3/31).
AS A FRESHMAN (2017)
• Did not see game action and redshirted.
• An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
AT THE HILL ACADEMY/THE RIVERS SCHOOL
• Two-time all-league selection at Rivers.
• BostonLax All-American.
• Team MVP award in 2015.
• Under Armour All-America Game selection in 2016.
• Received Leadership Award at Hill Academy.
• Played for Top Gun Fighting Clams club team.
• Took a community service trip to Soweto, South Africa with Global Camps Africa, serving as a counselor and volunteer helping to educate and protect children from the everyday dangers they face involving HIV and AIDS.
• Son of Carol and Steve.
• Father played tennis at Miami (Fla.).
• Has two sisters, Kate and Jill.
• New England Patriots fan.
Kirson on why he chose Ohio State
“I chose Ohio State University not only because of its athletic tradition, but also for its academic reputation. Once I met the coaching staff and learned what it meant to be a Buckeye, I knew immediately Ohio State was where I wanted to go.”