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.) … team captain of the cross country team his junior and senior years and earned MVP honors during his senior c
ampaign … earned all-conference honors and named academic all-state as a senior … born November 29, 1988, in Michigan City, Ind. … son of Kevin and Camille Higdon … has two siblings, Wesley and Holly … graduated in May 2011 with a degree in aerospace engineering within the College of Engineering.
HIGDON[apos]S CAREER INDOOR BESTS
|5,000m (Bue and Gold Invitational)||16:06.92|
HIGDON[apos]S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS
|Steeplechase (Dave Rankin Invitational)||10:07.93|