College of San Mateo: Played two seasons for head coach Doug Williams ... Hit .300 in 2011 ... Was a perfect 17-17 in stolen base attempts.
High School: A local product, Kirsch attended Reno High School, earning a total of four varsity letters including two in baseball for coach Pete Savage ... Hit .394 in his senior season while also posting a 1.92 ERA and going 9-0 ... Was a first-team All-State selection as a utility player in 2009.
Personal: Son of John and Christi Kirsch ... Sister Demerey is currently a member of the Nevada Track and Field team ... Chose Nevada to be a part of the program he loved growing up in Reno ... Loves to spend time with his family and friends when he is not playing baseball ... Lists his sports hero as Muhammad Ali.