Crusaders Men's Swimming & Diving BIO
Andrew Higgins
Player Profile:
Andrew Higgins 2289311
Position: Breast/IM
Year: Senior
Hometown: New Canaan, Conn.
High School: New Canaan

• A 360 Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

2015-2016:

  • Led the team with a season-best time of 59.14 in the 100 breaststroke to notch a 23rd-place finish at the Patriot League Championship (2/19)
  • Competed in three individual events including the 200 IM, as well as the 100 and 200 breaststroke
  • Also competed in the 200 and 400 medlay relay
  • His 400 medley relay team that competed at Springfield (2/6) recorded a season-best time of 3:39.12
  • Recorded season-best times in the 200 IM (2:03.24) and 100 breaststroke (59.14) at the Patriot League Championship (2/18; 2/19) and in the 200 breaststroke (2:18.07) at Springfield (2/6)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2014-2015:

  • Competed in eight individual events including the 100 backstroke, 100 butterfly, 50, 100 and 200 breaststroke, 100, 200 and 400 individual medley
  • Also competed in the 200 and 400 medley and then 200 freestyle relay teams
  • Posted career-best times in the 100 (58.84) and 200 (2:07.86) breaststroke at the Patriot League Championship
  • Member of the Holy Cross Leadership..named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. 

2013-2014: 

  • Competed in five individual events including the 50, 100 and 200 breaststroke, 200 and 400 IM
  • Had three first-place finishes in the 200 breaststroke (2:34.01) against Fairfield, New England Catholic Invitational (2:16.54) and Providence (2:18.93)
  • Finished second in the 100 and 200 breaststroke with times of 1:06.66 and 2:15.14 against Springfield
  • Had third-place finish in the 200 breaststroke (2:12.38) at Harold Anderson Invitational
  • Swam personal-best performance in the 200 IM (2:01.69) and member of the 400 medley relay team who set a Holy Cross record of 3:30.34 at the Patriot League Championship
  • Was also a top finisher in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:07.86 at the Patriot League Championship
  • Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. 

Before Holy Cross:

  • Came to Holy Cross from New Canaan High School
  • Originally from New Canaan, Conn.

Personal:

  • Majoring in Political Science

 Higgins' Top Times

Event (Yards) Time Meet (Date)
100 Free 56.67 Assumption (10/5/2013)
100 Back 1:05.00 Assumption (10/5/2013)
100 Breast 58.84 Patriot League Championship (2/22/2014)
200 Breast 2:07.86 Patriot League Championship (2/22/2014)
100 Fly 1:03.67 Assumption (10/5/2013)
100 IM 1:02.10 Assumption (10/5/2013)
200 IM 2:01.86 Patriot League Championship (2/22/2014)
400 IM 4:36.26 New England Catholic Inv. (10/19/2013)

 

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