Harper on Kirsch: "We're looking for Lisa to finish her career with a bang. She's going to provide great leadership both in the pool and outside."
In 2001: Finished 12th at the ACC Championships in the 1650 Freestyle…Finished second in the 1000 Freestyle against North Florida and Indian River, third against nationally ranked Alabama and Arizona, and fourth against Truman State and Miami…Also played a big role in the 500 Freestyle events.
Harper on Kirsch: Lisa's dedication and hard work is an early indication of a successful year."
2000: Won the 1000 against Miami and NC State...missed most of the season due to shoulder surgery...member of the Dean's List.
1999: Named the most improved swimmer...finished 7th in the mile, 15th in the 500 Free and competed in the 200 Fly at the ACC Championships...finished 2nd in the 1000 Free against LSU and Washington State...was 6th in the 200 Fly and 500 Free against LSU...finished 4th in the 1000 Free and 6th in the 500 Free vs Virginia...notched the 4th place spot inthe 1650 Free and 7th place spot in the 500 Free at the Notre Dame Invitational.
PREP: Rookie of the Year in 1994-95...11th at state in 500 sophomore year...16th at state in 500 junior year...4th at state senior year in 500...MVP senior year...four nationals and juniors competitions...school record every year in 500 free...member of honor roll all four years...
PERSONAL: Majoring in physical education