Lukas Kirby
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Mateo, Calif.

High School:
Serra HS '02

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 225

Position:
IF

Major:
Economics

2005: Played in all 56 games, starting 50, mostly at first base... Finished 2nd on team with 37 RBI... Batted .303 (57-for-188) with team-high 13 doubles and 4 homers... Stole 5 bases on 9 attempts... Also led team in slugging (.447) and ranked among Aggie leaders in on-base average (.371) for .818 OPS... Had 15 multi-hit games, including five 3-hit performances... Homered twice for 4 RBI vs. UC Santa Barbara (4/9)... Batted 3-for-4 with 2 doubles, 2 runs and 3 RBI vs. Sacramento State (3/5)... Also rapped out 2 doubles in games vs. Nevada (3/15) and at Cal Poly (4/17)... Went 2-for-3 with a triple, 3 runs and 2 RBI vs. Cal State Northridge (5/22).

2004: Started 41 of 46 games played... Batted .357 (50-for-140), but fell 12 plate appearances shy of qualifying for league leaderboard... Also scored 33 runs and had 27 RBI... Enjoyed 14-multi-hit games, including five in a six-game stretch in March (3/16-3/28)... Went 11-for-20 (.550) in that run, then hit 3-for-5 the following weekend vs. UC San Diego (3/30)... Hit first of season's 4 homers at San Bernardino (2/7)... Collected season-best 3 RBI on two occasions: vs. Sonoma (2/28) and Vanguard (3/16).

2003: Appeared in 21 games, starting 8... Batted .314 (11-for-35) with 5 runs and 7 RBI... Had three straight pinch hits in series at Cal State L.A. (4/26-27)... Homered in 4/26 opener, singled in nightcap, then had 2-RBI single in the 4/27 win... Had 2 milti-hit games: vs. Chico (3/1) and Saint Mary's (3/4).

JUNIPERO SERRA HS '02: Named All-West Catholic Athletic League Player of the Year as a senior... Led team to 25-6 record and Central Coast Section title that year... Won first-team All-WCAL honors as a sophomore... Also helped basketball team to 20-9 season and CCS championship in 2002... Selected to All-WCAL second team as a sophomore center... Earned CCS Scholar-Athlete distinction in 2002.

PERSONAL: Born in Stanford, Calif.... Economics and political science double major... Parents are Stephen & Arlene Kirby... Career sports highlight was beating Riordan HS in basketball, then ranked No. 2 in the state... Older brother, Tim, was a co-captain and All-Ivy League defensive end at Princeton... Favorite piece of advice: "Experience is the most expensive thing in life."