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Matt Higgins
Matt  Higgins

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Marietta, Ga.

High School:
Blessed Trinity

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
M

02/17/2018

Men's Lacrosse Holds Johns Hopkins To One Second-Half Goal In Win

Men's Lacrosse Holds Johns Hopkins To One Second-Half Goal In Win

09/01/2016

Men’s Lacrosse Welcomes 12 To Class of 2020

Men's Lacrosse Newcomers

04/29/2018

Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Lehigh - Patriot League Championship Game

Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Lehigh - Patriot League Championship Game

04/21/2018

Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Army West Point

Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Army West Point

04/14/2018

Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Boston University

Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Boston University

03/15/2018

Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Duke

Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Duke

02/28/2018

Men's Lacrosse vs. Towson

Men's Lacrosse vs. Towson

2017 (Freshman): Played in all 16 games on the Greyhounds’ rope unit as a short-stick defensive midfielder and on wings of faceoffs… Finished the year with 18 ground balls and six caused turnovers… Made his collegiate debut with a ground ball and a caused turnover against Virginia (2/11)… set a career-high with five ground balls to go with a caused turnover at Lafayette (2/25)… Picked up two ground balls in each of the next three games at Towson (3/1), against Holy Cross (3/4) and at Duke (3/11)… Caused a turnover and picked up a ground ball in the Patriot League Semifinals against Holy Cross (3/28).

Before Loyola: Was a seven-time letterwinner – four in lacrosse and three in football – at Blessed Trinity High School in Roswell, Georgia… Was a two-time USLacrosse All-American and First Team All-State performer for the Titans in lacrosse as a junior and senior… Scored 59 goals and assisted on 35 during his final season in 2016… Finished his high school career with 151 goals, 123 assists and 274 points… Scored 41 and 32 as a junior in 2015 after finishing his sophomore year with 31 goals and 33 assists to earn All-State Second Team recognition… Tallied 20 goals and 23 assists during his freshman campaign… Helped the Titans reach the state playoffs all four seasons, including the state semifinals in 2016… Garnered All-State Honorable Mention as wide receiver for the Blessed Trinity football team in 2014 as a junior… Holds three school football records… Led the Titans to the state title game in 2015 after they reached the semifinal round in 2014… Played club lacrosse for the Georgia Thunder.

Personal: Matthew James Higgins… Son of Avelina and Michael Higgins... Has two older sisters, Meghan and Kelly, and a younger brother, Thomas... Was a member of the Student Advisory Board for the AJO4Lax Foundation, an Atlanta-based charity promoting lacrosse and safe teen driving.

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