13 Kirsten Kilburn
13 - Kirsten Kilburn
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr
Hometown: North Branford, Conn.
High School: North Branford
Position: M
gp 16
p 78
g 70
a 8

The Kilburn File

2014: CAPTAIN ... Started all 16 games ... Posted 70 goals with eight assists for 78 points ... Led the team in ground balls (57), draw controls (131), caused turnovers (27) and shots (156) ... Second on the squad in goals, points and shots on goal (112) ... Scored at least one goal in every game, including 14 with three or more tallies ... Had a draw control in every game, including six games with 10 or more ... Tied single-game record for draw controls (17) ... Tallied seven goals with two assists, 12 draw controls and two caused turnovers in a 21-7 win at New England College (3/8) ... Had four goals, 11 ground balls, 10 draw controls and five caused turnovers in a 17-6 win versus UMass-Dartmouth (3/20) ... Tallied six goals with an assist, three ground balls, four draw controls and four caused turnovers in a 13-12 four overtime victory against Emerson (4/8) ... Notched six goals, two ground balls, two caused turnovers and a single-game record 17 draw controls in a 21-15 loss at Springfield (4/12) ... Scored six goals with four ground balls, 14 draw controls and two causes in an 18-9 win at Smith (4/15) ... Posted five goals, two assists, four ground balls, eight draw controls and a caused turnover in an 18-17 loss at MIT in the NEWMAC Quarterfinals (4/23) ... NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week ... NEWMAC All-Conference First Team ... IWLCA Berkshire All-Region Second Team ...

2013: Started all 17 games ... Recorded 47 goals with 10 assists for 57 points ... Led the team in free position goals with 13 (out of 30 attempts), while also being tops in ground balls (47) and draw controls (89) ... Had 17 caused turnovers - which was second on the squad ... Ranked first in the NEWMAC in draw controls ... Second in overall shots (107) and ground balls ... Also ranked seventh in goals and ninth in points ... Tallied five goals and two assists with five ground balls, nine draw controls and three caused turnovers in a 20-19 overtime win against Skidmore (3/2) ... Had four goals in a 19-5 win over New England College (3/9) ... Netted five goals in a 17-6 victory against MIT (4/6) ... Scored five goals in a 16-6 win over Southern Maine in the ECAC New England Championship Semifinals (5/11) ... NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team ... NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week (3/11) ...

 

2012: 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) ...

 

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
Recent Games
Apr 5 at Wellesley College W, 11-9
Apr 8 Emerson College W, 13-12
Apr 12 at Springfield College L, 21-15
Apr 15 at Smith College W, 18-9
Apr 19 at MIT L, 22-19
Apr 23 at MIT L, 18-17
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 7
Points 78 37
Goals 70 33
Assists 8 4
Shots 156 80
Shooting percentage 44.9 41.3
Shots on goal 112 60
Shots on goal percentage 71.8 75.0
Free position goals-shots 17-32 8-18
Ground balls 57 20
Draw controls 131 62
Turnovers 28 17
Caused turnovers 27 9
Fouls 50 23
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Mar 1 at Skidmore College L, 15-8 4 0 4 2-2 2 3 1 1 11 36.4 5 45.5
Mar 4 at Bridgewater State University L, 11-10 3 0 3 0-0 7 5 1 4 6 50.0 4 66.7
Mar 8 at New England Col. W, 21-7 7 2 9 2-3 0 12 1 2 11 63.6 8 72.7
Mar 11 Western New England University L, 16-14 3 0 3 0-1 2 6 4 0 10 30.0 5 50.0
Mar 17 vs. Clarkson W, 15-11 3 0 3 0-1 5 10 0 3 7 42.9 5 71.4
Mar 20 vs. UMass Dartmouth W, 17-6 4 0 4 1-1 11 10 1 5 7 57.1 6 85.7
Mar 22 Wheaton College L, 15-8 2 2 4 0-1 3 8 3 1 7 28.6 3 42.9
Mar 26 Westfield State University W, 17-13 5 0 5 2-4 4 8 3 2 9 55.6 6 66.7
Mar 28 Babson College L, 17-8 1 1 2 0-2 4 6 3 0 12 8.3 7 58.3
Apr 3 Western Connecticut State W, 21-14 3 0 3 1-1 2 7 0 0 7 42.9 6 85.7
Apr 5 at Wellesley College W, 11-9 4 0 4 0-3 1 2 3 1 10 40.0 7 70.0
Apr 8 Emerson College W, 13-12 6 1 7 1-1 3 4 4 4 13 46.2 9 69.2
Apr 12 at Springfield College L, 21-15 6 0 6 4-7 2 17 2 1 13 46.2 11 84.6
Apr 15 at Smith College W, 18-9 6 0 6 2-3 4 14 1 2 14 42.9 13 92.9
Apr 19 at MIT L, 22-19 8 0 8 1-1 3 11 1 0 11 72.7 10 90.9
Apr 23 at MIT L, 18-17 5 2 7 1-1 4 8 0 1 8 62.5 7 87.5
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2011-12 13 12 31 3 34 12-21 13 51 30 9 58 53.4 45 77.6
2012-13 17 17 47 10 57 13-30 47 89 32 17 107 43.9 78 72.9
2013-14 16 16 70 8 78 17-32 57 131 28 27 156 44.9 112 71.8
2014-15 16 16 48 7 55 14-26 57 78 38 36 93 51.6 72 77.4
Total 62 61 196 28 224 56-109 174 349 128 89 414 47.3 307 74.2
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 16 16 70 8 78 17-32 57 131 28 27 156 44.9 112 71.8
Conference 7 7 33 4 37 8-18 20 62 17 9 80 41.3 60 75.0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 6 20 4 24 4-10 18 39 17 7 58 34.5 36 62.1
Away 8 8 43 4 47 12-20 23 72 10 12 84 51.2 65 77.4
Neutral 2 2 7 0 7 1-2 16 20 1 8 14 50.0 11 78.6
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Wins 8 8 38 3 41 9-17 30 67 13 19 78 48.7 60 76.9
Losses 8 8 32 5 37 8-15 27 64 15 8 78 41.0 52 66.7
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March 9 9 32 5 37 7-15 38 68 17 18 80 40.0 49 61.3
April 7 7 38 3 41 10-17 19 63 11 9 76 50.0 63 82.9