2016-17
Roster
Sarah Higgins

#18 Sarah Higgins

POS. C/IF
YEAR So.
HT. 5-7
B/T R/R
HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL) Murfreesboro, Tenn. (Riverdale HS)
MAJOR Biology

2018 (Junior): 

  • Voted to the ASUN All-Conference First Team
  • Played in and started all 50 games at third base and catcher
  • Led the team in hitting with a .335 average collecting 54 hits, 13 doubles and 6 home runs
  • Drove in 25 RBI and scored 23 runs
  • Led the Bisons in slugging percentage at .528 and total bases with 85
  • Finished top 10 during conference play in eight categories: average, doubles, home runs, total bases, slugging, hits, OBP and RBI’s
  • Recorded a .965 fielding percentage with 46 putouts
  • Had a walk-off double in the first game of the year to defeat Georgia Tech 1-0 in eight innings
  • Notched a alk-off double to defeat USC Upstate in a 12-11 eight innings 

2017 (Sophomore):

  • Named the ASUN Player of the Week after posting two three-hit games and batting .545 in a three-game series against Stetson
  • Played in and started all 56 games for the Lady Bisons
  • Batted .236 with 23 runs, 38 hits, five doubles, four home runs, 19 RBI, and 55 total bases
  • Posted a .342 slugging percentage and a .298 on-base percentage
  • Drew 27 walks and stole four bases
  • Earned a .977 fielding percentage
  • Hit a walk-off 3-run home run to defeat Furman 5-2 in eight innings

2016:

  • ASUN All-Conference Second Team
  • ASUN All-Freshman Team
  • Third in ASUN overall with .620 slugging percentage
  • Seventh in ASUN with a .343 overall batting average
  • 24th in ASUN games only with .288 batting average
  • Tied for seventh overall in home runs in ASUN with 7
  • Tied for 13th in ASUN with 32 RBI
  • 21st in ASUN games only with 7 RBI
  • Tied for 18th in ASUN overall in hits with 47
  • Tied for 23rd overall in ASUN in doubles with 7
  • Missed all or part of 10 games with injuries
  • 14-game hitting streak, second longest on team
  • Season game high 3 hits (3/5 vs. Troy)
  • Season game high 4 RBI (3/16 at Western Kentucky
  • Four consecutive games with 2 or more RBI (3/13 through 3/19)
  • 12 multi-hit games, tied for third on the team
  • Second on team in multiple-RBI games with 9
  • Team high reaching base safely in 19 straight games.

High School:

  • Played for Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro
  • All-District 2013 and 2014
  • 2014 Riverdale Softball Warrior Award
  • Team MVP (2013)
  • Murfreesboro Daily News Journal Most Valuable Position Player (2014 and 2013)
  • 2013 AAA All-Mid-Tenn Second Team
  • 2013 Daily News Journal Player of the YearLettered
  • five years in softball
  • Riverdale Academic Banquet Honoree (2014)
  • National Honor Society (2014)
  • Mu Alpha Theta (2014)

Personal:

  • Parents are Cindy and Kris Higgins
  • One brother, Bryan Craig