Career: Appeared in 34 games while making 12 starts as a close defenseman... Tallied one goal, 21 ground balls and seven caused turnovers in his four-year career despite missing his entire senior season due to injury... Graduates Villanova with a degree in Finance from the Villanova School of Business.
2011: Missed the 2011 season due to injury.
2010: Appeared in 14 games and made 12 starts as a defender... Tallied one goal vs. Ohio State (Feb. 13)... Collected 18 ground balls and caused seven turnovers for the season... Dean's List. BIG EAST: Appeared in five games against conference opponents... Notched three ground balls.
2009: Saw playing time in 15 games... Notched three ground balls for the season vs. Lafayette, Towson and Virginia.
2008: Played in five games as a defender his freshman season.
Seton Hall Prep: Two-time team captain... Four-year letterwinner... Garnered All-Fitch and All-County First Team honors in 2007... All-State Second Team selection in 2007... Collected 70 groundballs... Tallied five total points... Also earned three varsity letters in football... Received All-Iron Hills First Team honors.
Personal: Born November 16, 1988... Son of Richard and Kathleen Higgins... Youngest of three children... Has two brothers, Justin (25) and Sean (22)... Father played football at Michigan State University... Chose Villanova for its business school and lacrosse program... Enrolled in the Villanova School of Business as a Finance major.