The Eagles will square off with the Hokies (Friday, 7:00 p.m.) and the Cavaliers (Saturday, 7:00 p.m.)
On BC's all-time blocking lists, ranks second in career total blocks (372), sixth in career block solos (64), and first in career block assists (308).
AS A SENIOR (2012)
Team captain for second consecutive season ... played in 111 out of 114 sets ... made 31 starts ... finished the season with a team-high 106 total blocks on 91 block assists and 15 block solos ... averaged a team-best 0.95 blocks per set ... recorded seven kills and three blocks vs. Maryland (11/24) ... notched eight kills and five blocks at Virginia (11/10) ... scored on a career-high 15 kills on .357 hitting against Duke (11/2) ... compiled seven kills and four total blocks at UNC (10/20) ... notched five kills and four block assists versus Miami (10/14) ... connected on eight kills on .368 hitting and six block assists in win at Wake Forest (10/5) ... posted 10 kills and no errors on 14 swings (.714 hitting) and five block assists in a win over UVA (9/27) ... had five block assists and a block solo in win over Harvard (9/15)...tallied five block assists at Northeastern (9/14) ... registered 11 total blocks, the third greatest single-match total in BC history, on 10 block assists (tied for third most in a single game at BC) and one block solo against George Washington (9/8) ... notched six total blocks and five kills against Northern Iowa (8/31) ... recorded five kills and three block assists against Texas Tech (8/25) ... compiled nine kills and a .353 hitting percentage versus Siena (8/24) ... had three kills and four total blocks in the season-opener vs. Binghamton (8/24) ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement ... named to All-ACC Academic Team.
AS A JUNIOR (2011)
Team captain ... 95 total blocks and 78 block assists were second most ever by a BC junior ... 0.89 blocks per set was third best average by an Eagles junior ... delivered 8 kills on 17 attempts and four total blocks for 11 points at Maryland (11/23) ... rattled Duke (11/20) with a .400 attack, amassing a career-high 14 kills with two aces and four blocks for a team-leading 18 points ... registered nine kills and three block assists came against Wake Forest (11/18) ... led BC with 11 points, hitting .375 with eight kills, an ace and two block solos at Virginia Tech (11/12) ... led all players with six blocks versus Georgia Tech (11/4) ... produced 10 kills and a team-high five blocks at NC State (10/29) ... led all players with five blocks at North Carolina (10/28) ... recorded a match-high four blocks with five kills and four digs at Duke (10/14) ... had 14 kills, an ace and a block to lead BC with 16 points at Clemson (10/7) ... led the team with a .474 hitting percentage, racking up 11 kills and four total blocks against Virginia (10/2) ... hit .533, behind nine kills on 15 attempts, and had a match-high four total blocks against Virginia Tech (9/29) ... led all players with five blocks, adding seven kills against North Carolina (9/25) ... delivered a match-high seven blocks, paired with seven kills and three blocks at Seton Hall (9/16) ... posted five kills, five blocks, four digs and an assist at Rhode Island (9/10) ... hit .429 with seven kills, adding an ace, a dig and team-high four blocks versus Yale (9/3) ... had eight kills on 18 attempts for .333 attack, with six digs and four blocks at Yale (9/2) ... earned the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010)
Played 101 sets in 31 matches ... led BC in block solos (11) and block assists (79) for team-highs in total blocks (90) and blocks per set (0.89) ... third on the team with 19 service aces ... tallied a match-high five blocks, with three kills and a dig at Virginia (11/6) ... led BC in blocks (3) and aces (3), while adding five kills against N.C. State (10/31) ... totaled eight kills, three blocks and an ace versus North Carolina (10/29) ... posted a team-high four blocks (one solo, three assisted) and hit .273 with five kills at Georgia Tech (10/22) ... led all players in hitting percentage (.524), blocks (5) and aces (2), adding a career-high 13 kills and two digs against Florida State (10/15) ... posted a team-high five blocks (1 solo, 4 assist), hit .231 on 13 attempts and had a service ace against Virginia (10/8) ... led all players with six blocks against Wake Forest (10/1) ... posted a match-high three blocks and added five kills against North Carolina (9/25) ... charted a team-high four blocks and had six kills against Maryland (9/21) ... charted a match-high five total blocks to go with seven kills a service ace and two digs against Brown (9/18) ... led all players with six total blocks and a .600 attack percentage with 10 kills on 15 attempts versus Holy Cross (9/18) ... posted a match-high nine block assists against Bryant (9/11), while hitting .400 on 15 attempts and adding a service ace ... had a match-high six block assists against Northeastern (8/28) ... named to the Brown All-Tournament Team ... received the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009)
Played in 88 sets ... led the Eagles in block solos with 21 and finished second on the team in total blocks with 81 ... tallied 119 kills, fifth most on the team ... registered double-digit kills on three occasions, including 12 in the 3-2 win over Northeastern (9/12) ... established single-match highs of four solo blocks against Miami (10/16) and nine total blocks versus Virginia (10/14) ... received the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
Played two years of varsity volleyball at the Harvard-Westlake School in North Hollywood, Calif. ... led her team to back to back Mission League championships in 2007 and 2008 ... won the Division IA CIF Southern Section Championship and the Division III State Championship in 2007 ... named to the Mission League first team in 2008 and second team in 2007 ... never lost a volleyball match on her home court ... played for the Sports Shack Volleyball Club team in 2006, winning the Reno Volleyball Festival Championship in that year ... a 2007 USA High Performance A2 team member ... ranked #77 in Prep Volleyball's Senior Aces.
Born on January 23, 1991 ... enrolled as a business major in the Carroll School of Management ... is the oldest of Clifford and Kathryn Higgins' two children; younger sister Christina plays volleyball for the Cal Golden Bears.
SINGLE-MATCH HIGHS KILLS: 15 (vs. Duke, 11/4/12) ASSISTS: 2 (vs. Virginia Tech, 9/29/11) DIGS: 6 (at Yale, 9/2/11) SERVICE ACES: 3 (3x, last vs. N.C. State, 10/31/10) BLOCK SOLOS: 4 (vs. Miami, 10/16/09) BLOCK ASSISTS: 10 (vs. George Washington, 9/8/12) TOTAL BLOCKS: 11 (vs. George Washington, 9/8/12) POINTS: 18.0 (vs. Duke, 11/20/11)