13 Kirsten Kilburn
13 Kirsten Kilburn
Height: 5-9
Year: So
Hometown: North Branford, Conn.
High School: North Branford
Position: M

The Kilburn File

2012: Started all 17 games … Led the team in assists (7), points (35), shots (96) and shots on goal (64) … Had two game-winning goals … Recorded one defensive save …  Tallied four goals with an assist in a 9-1 win over Smith (9/15) … Posted a goal with two assists in a 4-0 win at Western New England (9/18) … Had two goals and an assist in a 3-0 win against Simmons (10/10) … Notched two goals in a 3-2 loss to Springfield (10/20) … Lyon of the Week honoree once (9/18) … NEWMAC All-Conference First Team ...

2011: Played in all 21 games, including 20 starts … Led the team in shots (125) … Finished second overall in goals (16), points (41), shots on goal (64) and defensive saves (6) … Ranked third on the team in assists (9) and game-winning goals (2) … Recorded a goal with two assists in a 12-1 win over Regis (9/8) ... Had two assists in a 5-0 victory against Babson (10/8) ... Notched two goals in a 7-1 win at Simmons (10/12) ... Scored two goals in a 4-1 victory at WPI (10/18) ...

Before Mount Holyoke: Four-year letterwinner in field hockey and soccer … Captained the field hockey team as a senior … Three-time Most Valuable Player … Four-time All-State First Team selection … All-Shoreline First Team each season … Selected to play in Senior All-Star Game … Rookie of the Year … Lacrosse captain as a senior … Three-time All-Shoreline and All-State First Team honoree … Most Valuable Player three times … Rookie of the Year … 2011 All-America nominee …

Personal: Neuroscience and Behavior major … Daughter of Stephanie and Lance Kilburn.

Getting to Know Kirsten

  • Why did you choose to attend Mount Holyoke? - I chose Mount Holyoke because it has a good program for my intended major, neuroscience and behavior, and because all of the people are so nice.  
  • What do you like best about Mount Holyoke? - I like the friendly people the most about Mount Holyoke College.  
  • Favorite Pro Sports Team - Bruins  
  • Favorite TV Show - Modern Family  
  • Favorite Athlete(s) - Zdeno Chara from the Bruins   
  • Hobbies - Playing sports and being with my family  
  • First Memory of Your Sport - In 3rd grade when I saw my neighbors playing   
  • Best Advice From a Coach - Clear your mind and PLAY     
  • Career Aspirations - Neurosurgeon