Fiery competitor who can push for a spot in the lineup on vault, beam and floor.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2017)
Earned experience as an alternate in many meets during the season … Competed at home on floor against George Washington and Iowa (2/19) and scored a 9.625 … Performed on floor in an exhibition role at No. 6 Kentucky (1/27) … Named to the First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll.
A level 10 gymnast at Shooting Stars Gymnastics under coaches Vladimir and Elena Smirnov … A two-time qualifier for Junior Olympic (J.O.) National Championships … Placed 10th in the all-around at the 2015 championships and earned Top-5 finishes on vault, beam, floor and the all-around at the 2015 Level 10 Regional Championships … Won two beam titles, one vault title and one all-around title during the 2014 season … Finished 10th on vault at 2014 J.O. championships.
Full name is Ashlyn Drew Kirby … Born April 2, 1998 … Daughter of Andrew and Susan Kirby … Has one sister, Whitney who was a gymnast at Georgia from 2012 to 2014 … Majoring in business.
KIRBY’S CAREER HIGHS
Floor: 9.625 (2-19-17 vs. GWU/Iowa