Maryland returns home from longest road trip of the year
Maryland seeking 10th win of the year at 4 p.m.
Maryland plays Boston College Saturday, Stony Brook Sunday
Maryland faces Nittany Lions at noon on Saturday at the FH & Lax Complex
Game time at FH & Lax Complex changed to 5 p.m. due to chance of inclement weather
As a Junior in 2012: Appeared in nine games...tallied first goal of the year against Stony Brook (3/20)...tallied two draw controls against Hofstra (3/4)...picked up an assist vs. Richmond (3/13)...notched a goal in wins against Virginia Tech (4/14 and 4/20)...tallied two ground balls, one draw control and one caused turnover against Hokies in College Park
As a Sophomore in 2011: One of Maryland's top threats off the bench, Kirk saw action in 13 of Maryland's 15 games this season...scored first goal of the season at Delaware (2/16)...notched two scores against George Mason (3/8)...tallied a hat trick in a win at Virginia Tech (4/16)...also scored a goal against No. 8 Penn (4/1)...boasted a career-high six draw controls at Stony Brook...has also tallied three ground balls and 12 draw controls.
As a Freshman in 2010: Played in 12 games for the national champion Terps...ended her rookie campaign with one goal, one assist, five ground balls, four draw controls and four caused turnovers...netted a score in her first collegiate action against Richmond (2/14)...lone assist came in a rout of Virginia Tech (4/17)...racked up career-highs in ground balls (3) and caused turnovers (3) at George Mason (3/9)...tallied two draw controls against Dartmouth (5/8)...had one draw control in Maryland's NCAA First Round win against Marist (5/15)...also saw time against Syracuse in the national semifinals.
Prep: Scored 63 goals and assisted for another 38 while scooping up 56 groundballs in her senior year....in 2009, was tabbed Washington Post Second Team All-Metro, Baltimore Sun Second Team All-Metro, All-Tewaaraton Team, IAAM All-Star and Capital All-County...Kirk led IAMM A Division in assists and was voted Under Armour MVP for the Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Tournament in 2008...also racked up 44 goals during her junior season...played for M&D Lacrosse and coach Frank LeQuang.
Personal: Danielle Elizabeth Kirk was born Jan. 11, 1991...daughter of Chad and Sherry Kirk...father, Chad, played lacrosse at the Air Force Academy...has two brothers, Kevin, who is at Maryland and Brad who attends UMBC...also a youth official and club coach...lists her sports hero as former Maryland standout Jen Adams...nickname is `DK'...hobbies include surfing, sailing and basketball...major is kinesiology.