AS A JUNIOR (2011)
Saint Leo Male Athlete of the Week (02/07/11)…Kirchner appeared in 13 games for the Lions….Made 11 starts…Amassed a .452 batting average….Scored 13 runs…Collected 19 hits in 42 at-bats….Registered eight RBI…Recorded hits in 10-of-13 games…Assembled five multiple-hit games…Slugged .643 for the season…Reached base at a .489 clip…In his top all-around performance, went 3-for-4 with a season-high three runs scored and three RBI against Valdosta State (02/04/11)…Collected season-high five hits against Concordia (NY) (03/01/11).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010)
Kirchner appeared in 29 games and started 14 of them as a sophomore for the Lions…He batted .295 including 18 hits, three doubles, one homerun, 13 runs scored and drove in 14 RBI in 61 at bats…Kirchner also proved himself in the outfield as he had a pristine 1.000 fielding percentage on the season…His most impressive performance was against Webber International University on (04/14/10) when he tallied four hits, a run scored and drove in five RBI which marked a career high in hits and RBI.
Attended Colegio Arubano High School…During his time at Arubano, Kirchner was named team MVP…Named league’s best hitter his junior and senior seasons…Big League Rookie of the Year.
Born February 26 in Aruba…Computer Information Systems major…His hobbies include table tennis, hiking, swimming, and spending time with friends and family…His career goal is to play professional baseball…Believes his competitive instinct and desire to win are his best assets to the team…Names Rafael Nadal as his favorite athlete...Names the Atlanta Braves as his favorite team…He chose Saint Leo because of the baseball program and the academic environment...Son of Angelo and Suzy Kirchner…Has one brother, Dwayne.