2 Brooks Kirby
2 Brooks Kirby
Height: 5-10
Weight: 165
Year: JR
Hometown: Warwickshire, United Kingdom
High School: Cobham School
Position: RHP
Major: Business
  • "I made Virginia Wesleyan my top choice because of baseball and it is close to both of my brothers."
  • Selected VWC over Old Dominion University and the University of Texas at San Antonio

VWC Career Statistics

Year ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB K AB WP HB BK
2011 4.02 1-1 7 3 0 0 0 15.2 26 13 7 5 6 70 1 0 0
2012 5.96 1-2 9 3 0 0 0 22.2 30 15 15 8 4 97 1    

Collegiate Accomplishments

  • TBA

Prep Accolades

  • Helped guide Cobham to a 22-1 record as a senior
  • Hit .397 and compiled a 1.96 ERA as a senior
  • Selected as his team's Most Valuable Player as a sophomore and junior
  • Coaches Award recipient as a senior
  • Contributed to a bronze medal as a sophomore, gold medal as a junior and senior medal as a sophomore in the ISST European baseball championships
  • Voted to the ISST European baseball all-tournament team three consecutive years
  • Honor Roll student

Personal

  • Son of Zoe and David Mark Kirby; dad attended James Madison University and mom attended Southern Methodist University
  • Born in Arlington, Texas
  • Has two brothers, David and Charles, the latter a student at the Culinary Institute of Virginia
  • Enjoys rap and vacation time in London
  • Favorites include the movie "Inception" and the TV series "Lost" and "Sports Center"
  • A fan of the Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, the Boston Red Sox and actor Morgan Freeman
  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "hard-working, very determined attitude"
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "being able to play the sport I love for as long as possible."
  • The part of my game I've improved the most is: "pitching."
  • My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "to get playing time and improve as much as possible."
  • If I could possess one superpower it would be: "the ability to fly, because that would be sweet."
  • People might be surprised to know: "I've lived in London for the past three years."
  • It's the year 2025 and: "I have a successful, high-paying job, with a beautiful wife and maybe a couple of kids."