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AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13)
Appeared in 19 games on the season ... made collegiate debut versus Siena on Nov. 13 ... scored first points as a Panther (4) versus Longwood on Nov. 26.

Played for Mount Saint Joseph Academy in Flourtown, Pa. ... two-time Catholic Academy champions (2011, 2009) ... helped the Magic reach the final eight in the state playoffs in three seasons (as a freshman, junior and senior) and a berth in the state tournament in another season ... squad posted an 108-16 throughout her high school career ... was named first-team all-league and all-city honorable mention ... played AAU basketball for the Lady Runnin' Rebels for almost a decade ... was named first-team all-league in both soccer and track her senior year.

Daughter of Timothy Higgins and Mary McCoy Higgins ... has a sister, Kathleen (26), and brother, Sean (23) ... would like to pursue a career in medicine as a physician's assistant.

Favorite Food: Oreos
Favorite Class/Subject: Biology
Favorite Professor/Teacher: Mrs. Columbro (high school)
Favorite Book: Nineteen minutes
Favorite TV Show: SpongeBob SquarePants
Favorite Movie: A Walk to Remember
Favorite actor: Brad Pitt
Favorite actress: Sandra Bullock
Favorite musician: Beyonce
Favorite sports figure: Chase Utley
Favorite sport other than yours: Soccer
The best athlete you have competed against or with (name, where): Brittany Hrynko, DePaul University
Person in history I would most like to meet: Oprah Winfrey
If I could travel back in time, I would: Meet Ben Franklin
You would be surprised to know: I'm terrified of dogs
I look forward to: This season
Whenever my playing days are over, I will: Become a physician assistant
What I like most about the University/ why I chose Pittsburgh: The clean city environment in a college town
What I like most about the city of Pittsburgh: The friendly people
Happiest/most gratifying moment in sports: When the Phillies won the World Series
Hobbies: Sports, going to the beach
My role model (Why?): My high school basketball coach
Best friend on another team: Steph Smith, Loyola University
Other players you have played against or with: Brittany Hrynko, Alexa Gallagher (DePaul)
Notable players/people who attended your high school: Steph Smith (Loyola) , Elle Hagedorn (Harvard)
Why I chose the University of Pittsburgh? The city atmosphere in a college town
If I could choose another career besides my sport, it would be: Physician Assistant
If I could play another sport at Pittsburgh, it would be: Soccer
Favorite all-time Christmas gift: Motor scooter
My favorite home-cooked meal: Pasta
When I was a kid, I pretended to be: A princess
If I could choose one word to describe myself, it would be: Fun

Bridget Higgins

Bridget  Higgins


Lafayette Hill, Pa.

High School:
Mount Saint Joseph Academy




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