7 Kiera Kirkaldy
7 Kiera Kirkaldy
Height: 5-4
Year: Junior
Hometown: Middlebury, Vt.
High School: Middlebury Union
Position: Attack
Major: Physical Therapy
gp 20
p 16
g 11
a 5

2017 Season: Named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference All-Academic Team ... Started all 20 matches ... Set career highs in goals (11) and points (16) ... Ranked sixth on the team in goals ... Was perfect, scoring on her only free position attempt ... Picked up 15 ground balls and won a draw control ... Owned two separate four-game streaks of notching at least one point, including three straight games with a goal from March 18-25 ... Netted a goal and added an assist in addition to a pair of ground balls in the Sharks' 15-7 victory over Lasell College in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship Tournament Quarterfinals ... Registered a career-best four ground balls to go with an assist vs. Rhode Island College on March 11.

2016 Season:
Tabbed to the GNAC All-Academic Team ... Earned the starting nod in 14 of 17 matches she appeared in ... Ranked fourth on the team with six assists and finished the season with 13 points, including six goals ... Picked up 17 ground balls and caused three turnovers ... Matched her career high with three points on two goals and an assist vs. University of Saint Joseph (Conn.) on April 30 ... Owned a three-match point-streak from March 19-26 ... Picked up at least one ground ball in five straight games from March 10-26 ... Collected nine ground balls in the final five contests to close out the season, including career-highs of three each vs. Norwich University on April 26 and Saint Joseph.

2015 Season: 
Started in 11 of 13 matches she appeared in during her rookie campaign with the Sharks ... Made her collegiate debut at Emerson College on March 6 ... Tallied seven points on five goals and two assists ... Picked up 13 ground balls to go with six caused turnovers and a draw control for the year ... Notched her first career point with an assist on March 18 vs. Lasell College and netted her first goal at Curry College on March 23 in the middle of a three-game span that saw her collect points in each of them from March 18-25 ... Also picked up two ground balls and caused a season-high three turnovers at Curry ... Recorded at least one ground ball in four straight contests to close out the season.

High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner in lacrosse and field hockey for Middlebury Union High School ... All-Star selection for the Cape Cod Classic Field Hockey Tournament for the Tigers ... Member of National Honor Society and graduated with High Honors from MUHS ... Earned an Academic Medal for having a grade point average above 3.75 at Middlebury Union ... Served as a Peer Leader at Middlebury Union High ... Recipient of two Community Service Awards at Middlebury Union High School, including the United Way Community Service Award ... Born July 19, 1996 ... Majoring in Physical Therapy with a minor in Psychology at Simmons ... Daughter of Kristine and Andy Kirkaldy ... Earned Dean's List Honors at Simmons for both semesters ... Member of the Simmons Field Hockey team.

Recent Games
Apr 22 Mount Ida L, 18-15
Apr 26 at Norwich W, 19-15
Apr 29 Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 17-14
May 3 at Lasell W, 15-7
May 5 at Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 11-10
May 7 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 19-5
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 9
Points 16 8
Goals 11 5
Assists 5 3
Shots 25 9
Shooting percentage 44.0 55.6
Shots on goal 21 8
Shots on goal percentage 84.0 88.9
Free position goals-shots 1-1 1-1
Ground balls 15 5
Draw controls 1 0
Turnovers 23 6
Caused turnovers 0 0
Fouls 6 6
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Mar 5 at Smith L, 13-5 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Mar 7 New England Col. L, 13-12 2 0 2 0-0 0 1 2 0 2 100.0 2 100.0
Mar 9 King's (Pa.) L, 20-9 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 2 0 0 - 0 -
Mar 11 vs. Rhode Island Col. W, 12-3 0 1 1 0-0 4 0 2 0 3 0.0 3 100.0
Mar 18 at Mass. Maritime W, 16-11 1 0 1 0-0 1 0 0 0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Mar 21 Curry L, 15-10 1 0 1 0-0 0 0 1 0 3 33.3 3 100.0
Mar 25 at Albertus Magnus W, 11-2 1 0 1 0-0 1 0 0 0 2 50.0 2 100.0
Mar 28 at Salve Regina L, 22-12 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 3 Lasell L, 16-12 1 1 2 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Apr 8 St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 15-1 0 1 1 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 9 at Regis (Mass.) W, 14-10 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 5 0 3 0.0 1 33.3
Apr 12 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 20-5 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 15 Saint Joseph's (Me.) L, 13-10 1 0 1 1-1 0 0 3 0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Apr 19 at Rivier L, 13-12 1 0 1 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Apr 22 Mount Ida L, 18-15 0 1 1 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 50.0
Apr 26 at Norwich W, 19-15 1 0 1 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 2 100.0
Apr 29 Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 17-14 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
May 3 at Lasell W, 15-7 1 1 2 0-0 2 0 1 0 1 100.0 1 100.0
May 5 at Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 11-10 1 0 1 0-0 1 0 2 0 2 50.0 1 50.0
May 7 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 19-5 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 1 0 0 - 0 -
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2014-15 13 11 5 2 7 1-3 13 1 5 6 12 41.7 9 75.0
2015-16 17 14 7 6 13 0-4 17 0 20 3 22 31.8 12 54.5
2016-17 20 20 11 5 16 1-1 15 1 23 0 25 44.0 21 84.0
2017-18 - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
Total 50 45 23 13 36 2-8 45 2 48 9 59 39.0 42 71.2
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 20 20 11 5 16 1-1 15 1 23 0 25 44.0 21 84.0
Conference 9 9 5 3 8 1-1 5 0 6 0 9 55.6 8 88.9
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 5 3 8 1-1 3 1 9 0 9 55.6 8 88.9
Away 11 11 6 1 7 0-0 8 0 12 0 13 46.2 10 76.9
Neutral 1 1 0 1 1 0-0 4 0 2 0 3 0.0 3 100.0
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Wins 8 8 5 3 8 0-0 11 0 11 0 14 35.7 11 78.6
Losses 12 12 6 2 8 1-1 4 1 12 0 11 54.5 10 90.9
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March 8 8 5 1 6 0-0 7 1 8 0 12 41.7 12 100.0
April 9 9 4 3 7 1-1 5 0 11 0 10 40.0 7 70.0
May 3 3 2 1 3 0-0 3 0 4 0 3 66.7 2 66.7