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Austin grad Tim Kirby is a candidate for Hobey Baker Award

Austin grad Tim Kirby is one of 82 initial nominees for the Hobey Baker Award.

Kirby, a senior defenseman at Air Force Academy (10-6-3 overall) is second on the Falcons with 15 points. He has seven goals and eight assists.

To vote for Kirby, go to the Web Site http://www.hobeybakeraward.com/page/show/441246-vote-for-hobey and select his name.

The voting ends March 1 and the top-10 finalists will be announced March 15.