Fortson backstops Mids to sixth straight shutout
Mids on eight-game win streak versus American
Mids score four goals within 29 minutes to roll Loyola
Mids and Greyhounds have gone to OT in three of last four matchups
Fairow & Jackson with goals; Fortson with career-high 11 saves
• Patriot League Rookie of the Week (8/22/16, 10/17/16)
Higginson's Game Highs
Points: 3 vs. Maryland (9/7/16)
Goals: 1, 6x, MR: at Colgate (10/15/16)
Assists: 1, 2x, MR: vs. American (10/19/16)
2016 (Freshman Season)-- | Game-By-Game Statistics
Patriot League Rookie of the Week (8/22 & 10/17) … Appeared in all 22 of the Mids’ game as a freshman midfielder … started final two contests of the season in the Patriot League Tournament versus Colgate (11/1) and Boston University (11/4) … made an immediate impact with Navy’s first goal of the season with a tally versus No. 2 Stanford (8/19) in a 2-1 defeat to the national power … continued early-season success with goals versus UNCW (8/26), Niagara (9/2) and Maryland (9/7) … with an assist against the Terrapins had accumulated nine points over first six games … in conference play, netted two more goals: at Loyola (9/24) and at Colgate (10/15) in addition to an assist versus American (10/19) … goals versus Maryland and Colgate were game-winners with the tally against the Raiders coming in golden goal fashion … final line for the season was 14 points on six goals and two assists over 1122 minutes of playing action … six goals were second-most on the team … credited with 29 shots, 12 on goal.
High School / Club / Personal
A 2016 graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School where she lettered for four years and was team captain during her senior campaign … was named the 2016 Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year after tallying 127 points on 52 goals and 23 assists ... also named All-Metro Player of the Year during her senior season ... garnered all-state honors twice ... helped lead her squad to four District 2 L ouisiana State Championships ... was invited to the U-19 U.S National Training Camp ... member of National Honor Society and Class of 2016 Salutatorian (ranked second highest) ... daughter of Stephen Higginson and Collette Creppell ... father Stephen was a three-year letterwinner for the Harvard soccer team (1980 - 82) ... twin-sister Noelle Higginson is a sophomore at Yale and is on the women’s soccer squad.