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Josh Kirson
Josh  Kirson

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Newton, Mass.

High School:
The Rivers School/The Hill Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220

Position:
Goalie

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2018)
• Started the final seven games of the season and played in a total of eight contests.
• Finished with an 8.80 goals-against average, .484 save percentage and 61 saves in 443:14 of action.
• Over the final four games of the season – all against ranked opponents – had a 7.00 goals against average.
• Double digit saves in each of his first two starts. Stopped 13 shots against Notre Dame (3/25) and followed that up with 12 saves versus Penn State (3/31).

AS A FRESHMAN (2017)
• Did not see game action and redshirted.
• An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

AT THE HILL ACADEMY/THE RIVERS SCHOOL
• Two-time all-league selection at Rivers.
• BostonLax All-American.
• Team MVP award in 2015.
• Under Armour All-America Game selection in 2016.
• Received Leadership Award at Hill Academy.
• Played for Top Gun Fighting Clams club team.
• Took a community service trip to Soweto, South Africa with Global Camps Africa, serving as a counselor and volunteer helping to educate and protect children from the everyday dangers they face involving HIV and AIDS.

PERSONAL
• Son of Carol and Steve.
• Father played tennis at Miami (Fla.).
• Has two sisters, Kate and Jill.
• New England Patriots fan.

Kirson on why he chose Ohio State
“I chose Ohio State University not only because of its athletic tradition, but also for its academic reputation. Once I met the coaching staff and learned what it meant to be a Buckeye, I knew immediately Ohio State was where I wanted to go.”

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