The George Washington University: Softball

Carrie Higdon
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Carrie Higdon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Newburg, MD

High School:
La Plata

Height:
5-4

Position:
P/UT

B-T:
R-S



At GW:
2008 -- Played many different positions for the Colonials in her junior season ... named to the Atlantic 10 All-Academic team ... started 23 games at third base, designated hitter in 10, pitched in five, going 0-4, and two games each at first base and in right field ... stole team-high 11 bases ... called on to sacrifice hit eight times ... collected 27.2 innings in the circle, with one complete game, and appeared in relief seven times.

2007 - Appeared in 43 games for the Colonials, making 40 starts at either first base or in the circle ... set career highs in virtually every offensive and pitching statistic ... recorded three Multi-Hit games ... pitched a career-best 3.2 scoreless innings in her season debut at Mercer (2/23) ... went 2-3 with a run scored and a walk vs. Army (3/2) ... slugged her first career home run vs. Rider at the Rebel Spring Games (3/14) ... combined for a shutout at George Mason pitching two scoreless innings (3/28) ... struck out a career-high five batters in two innings vs. Coppin State (5/3).

2006 Started two games for the Colonials at pitcher with five relief appearances ... recorded both of her hits in a doubleheader versus Georgetown (Mar. 2) ... drew a walk against Bucknell in the Rebel Spring Games (Mar. 12) ... pitched two scoreless innings, allowing only one hit in a 12-0 win over Georgetown (Mar. 2) ... Spring 2006 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at La Plata High under coach Tony Jones ... three-time SMAC All-Conference and four-time all-county selection ... also earned All-Southern MD Extra honors three straight years ... as a senior, had a 0.79 ERA as a pitcher and hit .349 en route to earning all-metropolitan honors for the second consecutive season ... also named team's "unsung hero" ... batted .462 as a junior and was named La Plata's top defensive player ... as a sophomore, had a 0.49 ERA and batted .366 ... named team MVP ... all-county performer as a freshman and voted team's "unsung hero" ... also played field hockey ... National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and Presidential Honor Roll member.

Personal: Born Caroline Justine Higdon on May 2, 1987 in Clinton, MD ... daughter of Joseph and Jane Higdon ... has two sisters, Colleen and Christina ... accounting major.

Higdon's Career Batting Statistics

YEAR
AVG.
GP-GS
AB
R
H
2B
3B
HR
RBI
BB
SO
SB-ATT
SLG%
OB%
2006
.200
12-1
10
6
2
1
1
0
0
1
3
0-0
.500
.273
2007
.182
43-40
99
10
18
3
1
1
7
9
21
5-6
.263
.261
2008
.194
38-37
98
15
19
4
0
2
10
9
35
11-12
.296
.269
Career
.188
93-78
207
31
39
8
2
3
17
19
59
16-18
.290
.265

Higdon's Career Pitching Statistics

YEAR
ERA
W-L
App
GS
CG
SHO/CBO
SV
IP
H
R
ER
BB
SO
2006
6.26
0-5
7
2
0
0/1
0
15.2
29
16
14
4
8
2007
6.24
4-3
14
5
0
0/2
1
37.0
60
35
33
12
16
2008
9.11
0-4
12
5
1
0/1
0
27.2
56
40
36
14
12
Career
7.23
4-12
33
12
1
0/4
1
80.1
145
91
83
30
36

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