Alex Kirby
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cambridge, Mass.
High School: Cambridge Rindge and Latin
Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Major: Human Evolutionary Biology
House Affiliation: Dunster

Personal Bests
60 Meters - 7.44 (I)
300 Meters - 36.27 (I)
400 Meters - 50.59 (I)
400 Meter Hurdles - 56.98 (O)
Javelin - 47.66m 

Posted career-bests in the indoor 200 (22.58- David Hemery Valentine Invitational), 400 (50.59- BU Scarlet and White), and 500 (1:07.46- Joe Donahue Games) events … Ran a career-best 56.98 in the outdoor 400H at the annual Harvard vs. Yale meet, good for second place … Threw for a season-best 44.63m at the Harvard vs. Yale meet, finishing in second place … Finished eighth in the 4x400 with a time of 3:19.76 at the Ivy League Outdoor Championships. 

Placed seventh overall in the distance medley relay with a time of 10:03.78 at indoor Heps ... Finished 10th overall in the 400m run with a time of 51.52 at HYP. 

Ran a season best 58.95 in the 400m hurdles against Yale.

Before Harvard
Ran indoor and outdoor track and also played soccer at Cambridge Rindge and Latin … Two-time captain of indoor and outdoor track and field teams … Four-time Greater Boston League (GBL) all-star and GBL 400 hurdles champion as a senior … Division and state champion in 4x200 relay in 2013 and Boston Globe 4x200 relay all-scholastic honoree … Cambridge Rindge and Latin Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a senior … Four-time GBL team champions … Harvard Book Award recipient (2012) … National Honor Society member from 2012-13 … Co-founder and vice president of campus Habitat for Humanity chapter … Father, Peter Kirby ’84, and grandfather, William Kirby ’47, both attended Harvard