2016: Appeared in 11 games... was third on the team in tackles with 55 total (25 solo)... notched 1.5 sacks and led the team with 4.5 tackles for a loss.
2014: Appeared in three games, tallying 18 tackles and two sacks
2013: Appeared in five games...totaled 26 tackles...had a season-high nine tackles in the opener against Gannon (Sept. 05)...recovered a fumble at Ferris State (Sept. 14)
2012: Played in all 11 games and started 10 in the secondary as a true freshman... ranked third on the team with 75 total tackles... his 39 solo tackles were second most on the squad... had two games with a season-high 10 tackles, including the opener against Gannon Aug. 30 in which he also had 2.5 tackles-for-loss... made eight tackles and forced a fumble against Ferris State Sept. 8... also had 10 stops in the overtime win at Walsh Oct. 27... made nine tackles against Ohio Dominican Nov. 3... had five other games with at least five tackles.
PRIOR TO LAKE ERIE: Earned three varsity letters in football at nearby Mentor High School and also lettered four times in ice hockey for the Cardinals... was named team's defensive player of the year in both sports and was the hockey team's overall player of the year.
PERSONAL: Born Sept. 15, 1994... son of Dawn and Scott Kirschner... majoring in Criminal Justice.