Anna Kirk
Anna  Kirk


Groveport, Ohio

High School:
Bishop Hartley




Anna Kirk Hired as Volunteer Assistant Coach

Kirk was a four-year starter for the Buckeyes


Niehaus and Tublin 2017 Big Ten Sportsmanship Honorees

Athletes distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior


Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics


Buckeye Spotlight - Anna Kirk

OhioStateBuckeyes.com catches up with the senior third baseman


Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

• Big Ten All-Defensive Team (2017)
• Big Ten Sportsmanship Honoree (2017)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten

AS A SENIOR (2017)
• Played in and started all 53 games.
• .959 fielding percentage at third base with 51 putouts, 111 assists and just seven errors.
• Hit .262 with six home runs, 24 RBI and 42 runs scored.
• Hit .364 with a home run and three RBI and three runs scored in four games at the Aggie Classic.
• Collected her 100th career hit in an 8-7 loss to North Carolina (2/17).
• Hit a game-tying home run vs. Louisville (2/19).
• Hit leadoff at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic and responded with a .462 BA and .533 OB%.
• Scored her 100th career run at Maryland (3/26).
• Solo home run in third inning of 5-0 win over Michigan (4/9).
• Two-run go-ahead home run against Michigan State (4/22).

AS A JUNIOR (2016)
• Started 46 of the 53 games that she played in, primarily at third base.
• Also started 14 contests at second base.
• Had a hit in all three games vs. Wisconsin, including two home runs.
• Connected on a three-run blast in the third and final game of the series.
• Went three-for-four with a double and two runs scored to complete a doubleheader sweep of Ohio (4/19).
• Drove in two runs vs. No. 18 Arizona State (3/13).

• Saw significant statistical improvements in every offensive category, increasing her batting average by 117 points, RBI total by 28 and runs scored by 28.
• Hit .333 with 10 home runs, 40 RBI, 39 runs scored, nine doubles 88 total bases.
• Big Ten Player of the Week on May 4 after slugging 2.143 in a three-game series sweep of Indiana.
• Compiled a .714 batting average and .778 on-base percentage against the Hoosiers.
• Hit at a .379 clip with 19 RBI, 17 runs scored and five home runs in 23 Big Ten games
• 11 multi-hit and eight multi-RBI games.
• Hit a game-tying home run in the eighth inning of a 5-3 win over eventual NCAA Tournament participant Cal State Northridge (3/7).
• Over the final 15 games, hit .390 with a .756 slugging percentage, four home runs, 12 RBI and 14 runs scored and hit safely in 12 of those games.
• A .706 hitter with a runner on third and less than two outs ... 18 two-out RBI.

• Started 44 games, primarily at third base.
• Hit .363 with two home runs and eight RBI at the Easton Desert Classic in Las Vegas (2/14-2/16)
• Had home runs vs. Cal State Northridge and Long Beach State (2/14).
• Went 2-for4 with a RBI vs. Iowa (5/2).
• Hit .321 over the final 15 games with six runs scored.
• Hit safely in six of the final nine games.
• Finished with a .939 fielding percentage (82 assists, 57 putouts).

• 2012 Division II Athlete of the Year and All-Ohio honoree during her junior season at Bishop Hartley High School in Columbus
• Garnered first team all-league and all-district honors, while being named offensive player of the year for three-consecutive campaigns.