11 Terence Higgins
Higgins in 2007: Turned in 13 points on four goals and nine assists, while posting five points on one goal and four assists in Patriot League play ... has played in every game (30) for the Midshipmen over the last two years ... opened the season by dealing out an assist in each of the first six games ... finished the season with nine assists, the third most by a Navy player in `07 ... two of his four goals were scored during the postseason, vs. Colgate in the Patriot League Championship Game and at North Carolina in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament ... turned in a pair of two-point performances during the season with a goal and assist against Saint Joseph's in the opener, as well as Navy's neutral site matchup against Holy Cross ... turned it assists in Navy's double-overtime loss to Maryland, as well as its Star Game win over Army ... grabbed 29 ground balls, including a season-high four against Saint Joseph's and the regular-season contest against Colgate.
Saw action in all 15 games playing primarily with Navy's second-team midfield ... scored a pair of goals and added five assists, including three in Patriot League action ... scored his first-collegiate goal in the Mids' opener at Saint Joseph's ... gave Navy a 6-3 cushion against fourth-ranked Maryland with his goal with six minutes left in the third quarter ... Navy went on to win the game with eight seconds left on an Ian Dingman goal ... produced a pair of assists in the Mids' Star Game victory over arch rival Army ... fed teammate Matt Bitter late in the second quarter to give Navy a 5-3 lead against No. 12 Johns Hopkins.
2005: Spent most of the season as a member of Navy's riding squad ... by the end of the season, his offensive skills had developed and he was working his way into the rotation ... saw action in 13 of the 16 contests, including both NCAA Tournament games ... produced his first-collegiate assist in the Mids' win over Lafayette at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium ... took four shots on the year, including three against the Leopards ... picked up one ground ball, that in the opener against Providence ... took two face-offs during the season, losing both.
More on Higgins: A 2003 graduate of Horace Greeley High School where he earned four letters as a midfielder for the lacrosse team ... also lettered in football (3) and hockey (1) ... earned all-league and all-section lacrosse recognition his sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... named a High School All-American his senior campaign ... an all-league and all-section quarterback for Horace Greeley, who also played strong safety ... brother, Brendan, is a Class of `98 graduate of the Naval Academy who also was a member of the Navy lacrosse team ... full name is Terence Patrick Higgins ... born April 2, 1985, in Long Island, N.Y. ... son of Sean and Kathy Higgins ... majoring in History ... has service selected special warfare.