Track & Field



 Erin Kirby
Erin Kirby

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Evanston, Wyo.

High School:
Evanston HS

Height:
6-0

Event:
Hurdles

Experience:
4L


04/19/2014

Finley Notches Another Record Throw at Beach Invite

His Throw Ranks Sixth in the NCAA and 23rd in the World

03/13/2014

Finley Set to Represent Wyoming at NCAA Indoor Championships

Senior Thrower Seeks 10th All-America Honor

03/01/2014

Cowgirls Claim Second for Highest Finish Ever at MW Indoor Meet

Kereston Thomas and Mason Finley Win Individual Titles for Wyoming

02/28/2014

Page's 5k Title Paces Track & Field during MW's Second Day

Junior Becomes First Cowgirl Ever to Win Conference Title in the Event

01/24/2014

Anderson's Weight Throw Highpoint of UW Track's Day at AF Invite

Sophomore Thrower Posts Top Mark in Mountain West and 24th in NCAA

05/25/2011

Interview with Cowgirl trackster Erin Kirby

Interview with Cowgirl trackster Erin Kirby about winning the MWC 400-meter hurdles championship and the upcoming NCAA Preliminary meet, 5-25-11

05/17/2011

2011 MWC Outdoor Championships

Photos from the 2011 Mountain West Conference Track and Field Championships

2012-13: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

2011-12: Put together a great indoor season by qualifying for the MW Championships in the 60-meter hurdles and 400-meter dash with respective 11th and third-place marks while helping the 4x400 relay to fourth place ... earned a season-best 8.9 in the 60-meter hurdles at the AF Invite for 13th place ... her outdoor season was highlighted by qualifying for the NCAA West Preliminaries where she placed 44th in the 400-meter hurdles in 1:02 ... at the MW Championships, placed second in the 400-meter hurdles with a season-best 59.8 ... had two first-place finishes during the outdoor season in the 400-meter hurdles.

2010-11: Kirby ended her freshman campaign with a bang, winning the 400-meter hurdles at the MW Outdoor Championships in 59.39 seconds ... became only the second freshman in MW history to win the event, and her time put her second on UW's all-time list ... the performance also qualified her for the NCAA West Preliminaries in which she finished 40th ... was proficient in the 400-meter dash and the 100- and 60-meter hurdles, earning her place on UW's top-10 all-time list in those events ... her accolades included being named All-MW and earning her first letter, along with Academic All-Conference honors.

Before Wyoming: A two-time All-Conference and All-State selection at Evanston High School ... in volleyball, earned Class 4A West Player of the Year and Wyoming 4A Player of the Year honors in 2009 ... helped her team to a 21-6 record and 9-1 in the 4A West Conference, while finishing second in the 4A state championship ... an excellent track and field athlete, she was a four-time All-Conference and All-State selection ... as a senior, finished first in four events to help her team to the 4A West Regional Championship ... followed that up with four first-place finishes at the 4A State Championships in the 100, 200, and 400 meters and the 100 and 300-meter hurdles, while helping her team to a fourth-place finish ... earned "Best of the Best" honors in all of those events except the 400, which is the fastest overall time in all classifications ... during her junior year, qualified for seven events at the 4A state track and field meet and placed first in three, again taking "Best of the Best" in all three ... in basketball, named First-Team Class 4A All-West Conference while averaging 9.9 points and 3.3 rebounds per game ... team made it to state after finishing second at the 4A West Regionals ... as a junior, was selected Honorable Mention All-Conference ... an honor roll student, she was also a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Jon and Michelle Kirby ... majoring in speech and hearing science.

Personal Bests:
Indoor:
60-Meter Hurdles - 8.87 (2011)(No. 10 UW All-Time Mark)
400 Meters - 54.82 (2011)(No. 6 UW All-Time Mark)

Outdoor:
100-Meter Hurdles - 14.28 (2011)
200 Meters - 25.29 (2011)
400 Meters - 59.39 (2011)(No. 10 UW All-Time Mark)
400-Meter Hurdles - 59.39 (2011)(No. 3 UW All-Time Mark)

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