|High School:||Saint Thomas Academy|
2010-11 Season Stats: http://www.smcathletics.com/sports/mbkb/2010-11/files/plyr_11.htm.
As a Junior: Started 25 of 26 games ... 10th in the NE-10 in assists per game ... also led team in assists and steals ... 13th in the NE-10 in 3-point percentage ... scored season-high 19 points (7-13 FG) and added six assists and three steals against Southern N.H. on Feb. 17 ... scored 18 points (5-9 FG, 3-4 3FG) and added three steals versus Bentley on Feb. 6 ... grabbed season-best 10 rebounds in season-opener versus UMass Lowell on Nov. 18 ... handed out eight assists on three occasions ... scored in every game, and scored in double figures seven times in final 11 games ... played at least 32 minutes in 15 of final 17 games ... made 28-of-63 3-pointers in final 17 games of season ... earned team's Jerry Lanteri '76 Award.
As a Sophomore: Started all 25 games ... second on team in rebounds, assists (13th in NE-10), steals, 3-pointers and free throws ... 15th in NE-10 in assist/turnover ratio ... scored career-high 20 points (8-16 FG) at Saint Rose on Dec. 6 ... had 19 points (6-10 FG, 5-6 3FG) and nine rebounds in win at Concordia (N.Y.) on Feb. 16 ... opened season with 14 points, seven rebounds, six assists and career-highs of four steals and two blocks in win versus Norwich at DoubleTree Doc Jacobs Classic on Nov. 15 ... grabbed a career-high nine rebounds in three of last five games ... scored in all but one game, had a rebound in every game, and recorded an assist in all but one game ... played at least 23 minutes in all but one game.
As a Freshman: Started all 26 games ... eighth
in the NE-10 in assists and assist/turnover ratio (both tops among
freshmen), and 13th in minutes per game ... had season-high 19
points (7-9 FG) versus Ohio Valley on Dec. 16 ... scored in double
figures in five out of seven games from Jan. 30-Feb. 19 ... played
at least 40 minutes seven times ... scored in every game, had an
assist in all but one game, had a rebound in all but two games, and
played at least 20 minutes in each contest.
High School: A three-time letter winner and starter for Saint Thomas Academy ... most valuable player, team captain and Minnesota Mr. Basketball finalist as a senior ... named to all-conference and all-state team as a senior ... named most valuable player of the Minnesota Class AAA Championship ... led team to state championship and undefeated season in conference play as a senior ... named to state all-defensive team and all-tournament team as a senior ... also played two years of soccer.
Personal: Nathan Logan Birr ... born November 11, 1988 ... son of Lyle and Debra ... sister Jaime and brother Jason are both students ... brother, Jason, played basketball at Concordia University in Minnesota, and sister Jaime plays basketball at Coker College in South Carolina ... father Lyle was a minor league baseball pitcher in the New York Yankees system ... majoring in accounting, and minoring in finance ... a team captain for the second straight season.