Updated March 25, 2011
2010-11: Competed in five meets in 2010, where he took two top 20 finishes...Earned a season-best fourth place finish at the Saluki Invitational and a 17th place finish at the MVC Championship...Clocked in at the career-best time of 24:56.45 at the Greater Louisville Classic.
2009-10: Garnered all-MVC recognition for the second consecutive season with an eighth place finish at the MVC Championship...Qualified for the NCAA Regionals in Springfield, Mo., where he finished 33rd...Finished in second place at the Saluki Invitational with a time of 26:25.4.
2008-09: Earned all-MVC honors in 2008 with a ninth place finish at the MVC Championship in Springfield, Mo...Competed in six cross country events during the 2008 season...Qualified for the NCAA Regionals in Stillwater, Okla...Season-high finish was second place at the Evansville Invite.
2007-08: Saw action in every cross country meet during the 2007 season...Qualified for the NCAA Cross Country Regionals...Finished among the top 10 in his first three meets...Season-best finish was third at the SIU Early Bird.
High School: Attended Lincoln-Way East High School, where he was a two-time state qualifier in the 3,200-meter...Conference champion in the 3,200 and 1,600-meter as a junior...Posted personal bests in the 800-meter (1:58), 1,600-meter (4:20), 3,200-meter (9:20) and three-mile (14:49)...Named all-sectional, all-state and all-conference in cross country as a senior.
Personal: Full name is Kyle James Kirchner...Majors in Biology...Born October 7, 1988...Son of James and Julie Kirchner.