AS A SENIOR: Competed in the Notre Dame Invitational five-mile race in cross country ... also placed ninth in the 6K at the Crusader Open ... recorded a 10:21.15 in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational, finishing third ... finished seventh in the 3,000m at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational.
AS A JUNIOR: Opened the indoor season at the Blue and Gold Invitational with a personal best in the 5,000 (16:06.92) ... ran the steeplechase at the Mike Poehlein Invitational in 10:18.59 ... set an outdoor personal best at the Dave Rankin Invitational in the steeplechase (10:07.93).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in the steeplechase in 10:31.35 for fifth at the Dave Rankin Invitational ... finished 10th in the steeplechase in 10:30.18 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational ... ran a 9:25.96 in the 3,000 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... competed in the 1,600 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener in 4:42.22 ... opened the season with a 12th-place finish in the 5,000 (16:19.71) at the Blue and Gold Invitational.
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in the Blue and Gold Invitational where he raced in the 3,000 and finished in 9:35.29.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Lettered all four years in cross country and track while attending Michigan City (Ind.) ... elected team captain of the cross country team his junior and senior years and earned MVP honors during his senior campaign ... earned all-conference honors and academic all-state his senior year ... born November 29, 1988, in Michigan City, Ind. ... son of Kevin and Camille Higdon ... has two siblings, Wesley and Holly ... majored in aerospace engineering within the College of Engineering.