AS A JUNIOR: Top 1-meter mark came during the Shamrock Invitational (259.87) ... racked 219.07 points in the same event in a home meet with USC ... her BIG EAST Championships count in that event was 205.55 ... topped out with a 257.40 in the 3-meter event at the Shamrock Invitational ... also scored 244.60 against Purdue ... posted respective scores of 234.50 and 230.70 in the preliminary and final rounds of the BIG EAST meet.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Recorded a careerbest in the 3-meter with a score of 264.52 against Louisville ... that score was the thirdbest on the team ... second-best on the team in the 3-meter (11 dives) with a score of 257.80 at the Michigan Invitational ... her score in that event was a career high ... also set a career high in the 1-meter (11 dives) with a score of 235.90 at the Michigan Invitational.
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed at the BIG EAST Championships in a pair of diving events ... earned runner-up status and was all-BIG EAST in the 3-meter dive with 422.5 points in the finals, edging out teammate Tara Hyer ... also finished eighth in the 1-meter dive with 203.15 points in the finals ... had her best day in diving in the 1-meter during a dual meet against Michigan State (245.84) ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... selected by the coaching staff as the most improved diver on the season.
THE HIRT FILE: Four-year letterwinner as a diver at Mundelein (Ill.) ... three-time team MVP ... all-conference and all-city diver as a junior and senior ... garnered all-state honors and was team captain as a senior ... conference, section and state champion in her final prep season ... received a 3-meter score of 398.2 (11 dives) at the conference championships ... ranked ninth nationally as a senior ... born Feb. 9, 1987, in Barrington, Ill. ... daughter of Jamie and Joe Hirt ... sister, Emily, dives at Illinois State ... enjoys water and slalom skiing ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a pre-professional studies and psychology major.
Hirt's Career Bests
|1-meter (6)||259.87||Shamrock Invite (2008)|
|3-meter (6)||264.53||Louisville (2007)|