|Hometown:||North Branford, Conn.|
|High School:||North Branford|
The Kilburn File
2012 Field Hockey: 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 ...
2012 Lacrosse: Played in 13 games, including 12 as a starter ... Scored 31 goals with three assists for 34 points ... Had a team-best 12 free position goals ... Scooped up 13 ground balls ... Notched a team-high 51 draw controls ... Had nine caused turnovers ... Recorded 58 shots, including 45 on goal ... Scored three goals with three draw controls in a 15-12 win over Westfield State (3/7) ... Tallied four goals in a 17-14 win over Western New England (3/15) ... Had three goals and an assist in a 15-13 victory against Carthage (3/21) ... Notched three goals and an assist in a 15-8 defeat at Wheaton (4/7) ...
2011 Field Hockey: 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