Prior to Southern - A 2013 graduate of California High School, Kirby was a three-year letterwinner in cross country while being a four-year letterwinner on the track. A three-time all-district selection in cross country, Kirby was both the district champion as well as earning the tri-country conference champion as a senior in 2012. Also as a senior, Kirby helped the Pintos win the Tri-Country Conference Championship along with the district championships. Kirby also earned two all-state selections in cross country finishing 5th and 21st. On the track, she set school records in the two mile, the 5000 meter and the 4x800 meter relay while being named all-district and all-sectional in the 3200 meter.
Personal - The daughter of Joe and Gwen Kirby, Lizzy is undecided on her major at Southern...Father Joe holds the 5000 meter outdoor record at the University of Nebraska....has two younger siblings Sam and Sarah...born December 3, 1994.