#18 Sarah Higgins
|HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)||Murfreesboro, Tenn. (Riverdale HS)|
- 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
- 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
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 Year. …Lettered five years in softball. ,,, Riverdale Academic Banquet Honoree (2014). …National Honor Society (2014). …Mu Alpha Theta (2014). …Undecided major.
Personal: Parents are Cindy and Kris Higgins. …One brother, Bryan Craig.