Kyle Higgins
Kyle  Higgins


Missoula, Mont.

High School:
Hellgate HS '14

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 170



Environmental Science & Management


NCAA berth on the line as Aggies host Big West title game

UC Davis welcomes Cal State Fullerton on Saturday (Nov. 11) at Noon


Aggies advance to Big West Championship on late goals

UC Davis scores twice in final 22 seconds after second-half CSUN rally


Aggies await opponent for Big West Tournament opener

UC Davis hosts either CSUN or Sacramento State in semifinals on Saturday at 2 p.m.


Aggies roll into postseason with senior day win

Head Coach Dwayne Shaffer clinches win No. 200 in UC Davis career


Big West berth in hand, Aggies look for Division crown

UC Davis closes regular season at Cal Poly before hosting Sacramento State on 'Senior Day'

• 2016 All-Big West Conference Second Team

2017: Appeared in 20 of the team's 21 matches, making 13 starts... Finished second on the team in scoring with 13 points thanks to six goals and an assist on 28 shots... Ranked tied for eighth in the Big West in goals scored, with four of his six finding the back of the net in the final five matches of the season... Finished with two goals in a 3-0 win over Sacramento State on Oct. 29, while adding scores against San Francisco (Aug. 28), Loyola Marymount (Sept. 8), UC Santa Barbara (Oct. 21), and CSUN (Nov. 4) -- the latter in the semifinals of the Big West Tournament... Added an assist in the Matadors in tournament play to complet a three-point day... The 28 shots ranked third on the team, finishing with a season-high four attempts against the Dons (three on frame) and taking three shots in a match three other times.

2016: Appeared in 18 of the team's 20 matches, making 13 starts... Finished tied for second on the team with 12 points on five goals and a pair of assists... His 25 shots ranked fourth on the squad... Finished the year tied for 10th in the conference in goals and goals per game (0.28)... Collected a career-high three points with a goal and an assist in a win at Sacramento State on Oct. 15... Scored his first goal of the season at CSU Bakersfield on Sept. 15... Added goals in back-to-back matches against UC Riverside and Cal State Fullerton on Oct. 6 and 8, respectively, and followed up his goal against the Hornets with another against UC Santa Barbara on Oct. 19... Also added an assist against Cal Poly on Oct. 12 to help extend a streak of five straight matches with a point... Finished with a career-high six shots on the road against Sacramento State... Put 15 of his 25 shots on frame for the year.

2015: Made an appearance in 16 of the team's 21 matches, including his first career starts against Wisconsin (Sept. 6) and Saint Mary's (Sept. 24)... Scored the second goal of his career in a 2-0 win over UC Riverside on Oct. 1 -- including a season-high two shots -- and added his first career assist as part of a 6-0 win over Pacific on Sept. 20... Placed five of his eight shots (.625) on frame.

2014: Appeared in 16 of the team's 20 matches, all off the bench... Finished with a goal and four shots on the year... Made his collegiate debut in the season opener at Ohio State... Tallied his first career goal and point at the Division I level with the eventual game-winner in a 3-1 win over Cal State Fullerton (Oct. 2), finding the back of the net just 40 seconds after entering the match... Took single shots in matches against Grand Canyon (Sept. 21), the Titans, nationally ranked UC Irvine (Oct. 9), and CSUN (Oct. 11)... Put three of his four shots on frame for the year.

HELLGATE HS '14: Three-year varsity letter winner for the Knights... One of 60 players (along with current freshman teammate Evan Barrett) named as a 2013 National Soccer Coaches Association All-American... Also named the NSCAA Player of the Year for the State of Montana... Finished his prep career as the school's all-time leading goal scorer with 40... Tallied 21 goals as a senior, also a school single-season record that not only led the Western AA Conference, but the entire state... Two-time all-state selection as a junior and senior... Helped lead the Knights to a state title as a sophomore in 2011... The Knights finished unbeaten in the Western AA Conference as a senior, finishing fourth in the state tournament.

PERSONAL: Parents are Skip and Betty... Has an older sibling, Casey... Undeclared major at UC Davis... Four-time honor roll selection... Played club soccer for the Missoula Strikers.

Year GP-GS Minutes G A P Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW PK-A
2014 16-0 298 1 0 2 4 .250 3 .750 1 0-0
2015 16-2 316 1 1 3 8 .125 5 .625 0 0-0
2016 18-13 912 5 2 12 25 .200 15 .600 1 0-0
2017 20-13 992 6 1 13 28 .214 14 .500 0 0-0
Career 70-28 2518 13 4 30 65 .200 37 .569 2 0-0