15 Erin Higgins
15 Erin Higgins
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mansfield, Mass.
High School: Mansfield
Position: G

2008-09: Had her junior season cut short after just 20 minutes of play after an injury in the season's opening game.

2007-08: Started all 27 games as a sophomore... Averaged 8.8 points, 3.0 rebounds, 2,1 assists, and 1.4 steals per game... Scored a career-high 21 points vs. Caldwell on 12-28-07... Scored 10 or more points 10 times, 20 or more points three times... Made 37 shots from behind the arc and shot .359 percent to place her 7th in the NE-10...Second on the team with 237 points.

2006-07: Played in 27 games, starting the last 14 games of the season... Averaged 4.6 points, 3.7 rebounds, 1.0 assists, and 0.9 steals per game... Scored six points in her Saint Anselm debut at Pace on 11-17-06 off the bench... Scored 15 points in back-to-back games, against Saint Rose on 1-9-07 and against Southern New Hampshire on 1-11-07... Led the team in free throw percentage at 86.4 percent... Perfect from the free throw line eight times... Third on the team with 99 rebounds.

Previous: A two-sport athlete in softball and basketball and was the team captain for both sports... A three-time Sun Chronicle All-Star (2004, 2005, 2006), a 2005 Brockton Enterprise All-Star, a two-time Hockomock League All-Star (2005, 2006) and a member of the Top-80 Massachusetts Basketball Team in 2005.... As a senior, she averaged 11.5 points, 3.4 assists, 2.5 steals and 6.1 rebounds per game, as well as shooting 79 percent from the free throw line to help her team to a 17-5 final record... Was the 2006 Hockomock League Scholar-Athlete.

Personal: Daughter of James and Kathleen Higgins... Has one brother, Sean and a twin sister, Katherine, who plays field hockey at St. Michael's... Ranked eighth in her high school graduating class... Was a member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society in 2005 and 2006... Was the recipient of the Holy Cross Book Award in 2005.... Hopes to enter the medical field...Majoring in biology.

Higgins' Career Highs
FG: 8 vs. Caldwell, 12/28/07
FGA: 14, twice, last at Stonehill, 1/2/08
FG%: 1.000 at Dominican, 12/20/06
3pt FG: 5, twice, last vs. Caldwell, 12/28/07
3pt FGA: 8, three times, last vs. Merrimack, 12/30/06
3pt FG%: 1.000 at Dominican, 12/20/06
FT: 4 vs. Bryant, 1/31/07
FTA: 4. vs. Bryant, 1/31/07
FT%: 1.000, eight times, last vs. Le Moyne, 2/17/07
Points: 21 vs. Caldwell, 12/28/07
Rebounds: 9 at Merrimack, 1/23/07
Assists: 5, three times, last vs. Nyack, 11/15/08
Turnovers: 7, twice, last at Saint Michael's, 1/12/08
Blocks: --
Steals: 5 at Stonehill, 1/2/08
Minutes: 33, three times, last vs. Bryant, 1/31/07