2008 Indoor: Competed in five different events as part of the heptathlon ... Placed 11th in the 60 meters (7.31) at the Big 12 Championships ... Finished fifth in the pole vault at the Kansas Invitational with a mark of 4.66m (15-03.50) ... Competed in the shot put at the Big 12 Championships and finished 11th with a mark of 11.77m (38-07.50).
2007 Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA Championships for the second consecutive year in the decathlon ... Finished the year ranked 22nd in the nation in the decathlon ... Won the decathlon at the Kansas Relays ... Had a season-high for Kansas with 7,152 points in the decathlon at the Kansas Relays ... Ran in the 100-meter dash, 110-meter hurdles and 200 and 400-meter dashes ... Also competed in the long jump and discus ... Had a team-best 200 meters time of 22.58 in 2007 at the Arkansas Twilight ... Finished ninth at the Big 12 Championships in the decathlon with 7,064 points.
2006 Outdoor: Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the decathlon ... Placed fifth in the decathlon at the Big 12 Championships, scoring 7,251 points ... Finished 14th in the pole vault at the Kansas Relays and sixth at the Ward Haylett Invitational with equal jumps of 4.60 meters (15-01 ft.).
2006 Indoor: Competed in six events during the season for the Jayhawks ... Primarily competed in the pole vault, finishing 11th at the Tyson Invitational (4.61 meters, 15-01.50 ft.) ... Won the KU/KSU/MU Triangular with a vault of 4.90 meters (16-00.75 ft.) ... Placed fourth at the KSU All-Comers with a vault of 4.85 meters (15-11 ft.) ... Competed in the heptathlon at two meets, finishing fifth at the Big 12 Championships and earning a provisional NCAA qualifying score of 5,373 points ... Finished third in the heptahlon at the Husker Invitational, scoring 5,070 points ... Also ran in the 600-yard run at the Jayhawk Invitational, finishing 10th (1:15.02) ... Competed in the long jump at the Arkansas Invitational, placing ninth (6.65 meters, 21-10.25 ft.) ... Placed seventh in the high jump at the KU/KSU/MU Triangular (1.90 meters, 6-02.75 ft.) ... Finished 26th in the shot put at the Jayhawk Invitational with a throw of 11.23 meters (36-10.25 ft.).
2005 Outdoor: Redshirted ... Competed unattached and finished tied for 13th in the pole vault at the Kansas Relays (4.75 meters, 15-07 ft.).
2005 Indoor: Had a seventh-place finish in the heptathlon at the Big 12 Championships, earning a total of 5,126 points ... Finished 11th in the pole vault at a height of 4.40 meters (14-05.25 ft.) at the Jayhawk Invitational.
At Johnson County: Earned All-America status by finishing second in the decathlon at the NJCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... In the meet, accumulated a JCCC record of 6,571 points in the event ... Also earned All-America honors in the pentathlon by finishing third at the NJCAA Indoor Championships.
High School: Competed for head coach Tim Quinn at Olathe South ... Earned seven letters (three soccer, one basketball, three track) ... Qualified for the Kansas 6A State Track Championships in the 300-meter hurdles and the long jump ... Was the Sunflower League Champion in the long jump his senior year ... In 2003, earned second-team all-Johnson County and honorable mention all-metro accolades in the 300-meter hurdles.
Personal: Parents are Randy and Debbie Kirk ... Majoring in sports management.