Devon Kirk
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Devon Kirk

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Katy, Texas

High School:
Second Baptist High School

Height:
6-0

Position:
MB

Experience:
3L


2007 (Junior)
• Battled through an injury to play in and start all 34 matches.
• Had a strong junior campaign in which she set or tied personal bests in eigth statistical categories.
• Had two double-digit kill matches, Nov. 2 against Utah (10) and Nov. 15 versus No. 17 Colorado State (10).
• The 10 kills tied a career-high set in 2005 at Colorado State.
• Ranked sixth on the squad with 161 kills on the season.
• Placed second on the team in blocks with 116 total blocks.
• Tallied 68 digs on the season and pitched in 20 service aces.
• Posted her highest attack percentage of her career, finishing the season hitting .203.
• Had two aces in a match on five occasions and led the team in that category six times.
• Led the team nine times in blocks.
• Set a career-high with seven digs in a win over Denver on Sept. 8.
• Had two solo blocks and nine assists to establish a new career-high with 11 total blocks against Oklahoma on Oct. 3.
• The 11 blocks is tied for second-most in any match in TCU history and hadn't been done sine the 2002 season.
• Established another career-high on Nov. 2 against Utah, hitting .643 (10-1-14) in the match.
• Pitched in a career-high 14 points in an upset victory over No. 17 Colorado State on Nov. 15.
• Had 10 kills, seven digs, one ace and four blocks in the match.

2006 (Sophomore)
• Injury limited her to just 11 matches and 19 games played on the season.
• Racked up 27 kills and five blocks.
• Earned back-to-back starts on Oct. 20 and 21 against Colorado State and Air Force.
• Combined for 15 kills in those two matches.
• Tallied seven kills in her first start against the Rams and dug two balls.
• Best game of the season came against Air Force.
• Hit an outstanding .444 with eight kills and no errors.
• Also pitched in with five digs and two blocks.
• Contributed seven kills in against Colorado State in the MWC Tournament.

2005 (Freshman)
• Saw action in 30 matches on the year, starting 18 times.
• Ranked fourth on the team in blocks (51) and sixth in kills (152).
• Pounded a career-high 10 kills in a Mountain West Conference match at Colorado State on Nov. 15.
• Had at least 10 attacks in 15 straight contests, highlighted by a career-most 38 against UNLV on Nov. 12.
• Logged at least seven kills on 11 occasions during the year, with eight coming in the final 12 matches.
• Posted a season-best .500 hitting percentage on Sept. 3 against UMBC during a seven-kill afternoon.
• Doled out a career-high three assists and added six kills against Big 10 opponent Minnesota on Sept. 17.
• Blocked a season-best six attempts by UT-Pan American on Oct. 22.
• Also added nine kills against UT-Pan Am to finish the contest with a season-best 13.0 points.

High School
• Was a letterwinner for Sue Berg at Second Baptist High School in Katy, Texas.
• Tabbed with first team all-state recognition for her efforts during her senior season.
• Earned a spot on the all-tournament team at the Junior Olympics her senior season.
• As a standout scholar as well as a talented athlete, she achieved academic all-district status three years running, sophomore to senior year.

Personal
• Full name is Devon Christine Kirk.
• Born February 13, 1987.
• Is the daughter of Jeff and Barbara Kirk and step-daughter to Gregory Roden and Laurie Kirk.
• Has one younger sister, Kayla.
• Father ran track at University of Illinois from 1976-77 and University of Texas from 1978-79.
• Is a pre-major, who is planning to major in engineering.
• Enjoys photography.


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