Kristi Kirshe was a star soccer player at Williams College where she was the all-time leader in goals in a season (18), goals in career (43) and most career points (114). She picked up rugby after a high school friend suggested she try it in her first year out of college. From there, Kirshe joined the Northeast Academy and Boston Rugby where she was selected to join the Women’s Falcons at the Hokkaido Governor’s Cup in 2018.
Kirshe made her national team debut at Sydney Sevens 2019. She owns a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science.