Rob  Van Kirk

Rob Van Kirk


Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Lakota East


Men's Swimming Repeats as BIG EAST Champions

Foster Named Most Outstanding Swimmer; MacDonald Named Co- Coach of the Year


Xavier Swimming Maintains Its Standings After Day Three of BIG EAST Competition

Women Remain in the Third Place, Men Expand First-Place Lead


Xavier Swimming Starts Second Half of Season Against IUPUI, Ball State

Emily Wagner and Nick Strader Have Strong Showings in Distance Events for Musketeers


Swimming Completes Busy Weekend

Musketeers Traveled to Cincinnati, Miami; Host Cumberland Next Weekend


Xavier Swimming Fares Well In First Competition Of 2014

Strader Wins Two Distance Races, While Johanns, Suriano And Thompson Also Win Events.

2013-14: Competed in the 500 freestyle, 100 and 200 breaststroke, 200 butterfly and 200 and 400 individual medley ... Posted a top-10 program time in the 100 breast (57.90) at the BIG EAST Championships ... Established Top-20 program times in the 400 IM (4:03.93) at the BIG EAST Championships and 200 breast (2:09.10) and 200 fly (1:58.20) at the Magnus Cup Invitational ... Finished eighth in the 200 IM (2:05.06) in a meet with Ball State and IUPUI.

Prior to Xavier: Four-year varsity letter winner at Lakota East High School ... Won team MVP during senior year in 2012 ... State finalist in 2012 ... Junior National Qualifier in breaststroke events in 2011 and 2012 ... Competed at US Short Course Nationals in 200 breast in 2012.

Personal: Son of Robert and Jennifer Van Kirk ... One sister, Christine ... Political science major.