Position: Outside Hitter
College: Long Beach State
Joined Team: 2011
PERSONAL: Born Kirk Michael Francis on March 20, 1989 in Torrance, Calif. to parents Deborah and Richard Francis... Kirk has three brothers, Doug, Troy and Russ and two sisters Kandlyn and Rebecca... Kyle graduated Redondo Union High School in 2007 after being named an Academic All-Star his sophomore, junior and senior years and is projected to graduate from Long Beach State, Dec. 2011 with a major in Communication Studies… He was a Scholar-Athlete in 2010 and 2011…His favorite food is Mexican and lists Reggae and Alternative Rock as his favorite types of music. His favorite bands are Incubus and Dave Matthew’s Band… The Sandlot is his favorite movie and Adam Sandler is his favorite actor… Kirk lists the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Pittsburgh Steelers as his favorite teams and Ronnie Lott as his favorite athlete… when he isn’t on the court he likes to walk his dog, go to the beach, skateboard, surf and BBQ… he most admires his mother and says that seeing his nieces and nephews for the first time was his happiest moment.
COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: 2010: Played in 26 matches and 98 sets leading the 49ers with 258 digs on the season… tallied 43 assists and finished with double-figure digs in 14 matches.
Last updated October, 2011