Kyle Higgins
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Kyle  Higgins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Missoula, Mont.

High School:
Hellgate HS '14

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 170

Position:
D

Experience:
3V

Major:
Environmental Science & Management


10/21/2017

Aggies rout Gauchos in record-setting night

UC Davis clinches Big West Tournament berth as Mickelson scores twice, while Baringer, Higgins, and Wilson, pile on

10/18/2017

Aggies rally late before falling in overtime

Mickelson and Baringer score 48 seconds apart at the end of regulation to quickly erase two-goal deficit

10/17/2017

Central Coast rivals up next for first-place Aggies

UC Davis hosts Cal Poly before heading down the coast for rematch with UC Santa Barbara

10/10/2017

North Division play begins at home with UC Santa Barbara

Aggies battle Gauchos before heading across the Causeway to take on Sacramento State

10/07/2017

Aggies' unbeaten streak ends at Riverside

UC Davis opens North Division play against UC Santa Barbara at home on Oct. 11 at 4 p.m.

2016: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM... 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.

CAREER STATISTICS:
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
Career 50-15 1526 7 3 17 37 .189 23 .622 2 0-0