- Charlotte, N.C.
Updated: February 18, 2013
2012-13: Finished the season with career bests and her first B standard time, winning the 100 backstroke and placing second in the 200 backstroke at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Placed eighth in the 100 butterfly at No. 10 Virginia ... Posted eighth-place finishes in the 100 backstroke and 100 butterfly against William & Mary and Miami ... Finished eighth in the 100 backstroke and sixth in the 200 backstroke at NC State ... Placed sixth in the 100 backstroke and seventh in the 200 backstroke against No. 10 Tennessee ... Posted 11th-place finishes in the backstroke events at the H2Okie Fall Invitational ... Placed 11th in the 100 butterfly and sixth in the backstroke events at Georgia Tech ... Saw her first action this season in the season opener against Gardner-Webb, VMI and Liberty ... Took third in the 50 backstoke and swam the first leg of the 200 medley relay to help her squad to a fourth-place finish.
2011-12: Won the 200 backstroke with a career-best 2:02.38, while placing third in the 100 backstroke at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Posted eight-place finishes in the 100 and 200 breaststroke in the dual meet against Georgia Tech and Miami ... Placed sixth in the 200 backstroke and eighth in the 100 backstroke at William & Mary ... Finished in seventh in the 200 backstroke and eighth in the 100 backstroke against Virginia.
2010-11: Won the 100 and 200 back at the Virginia Tech Invitational … Was a member of the winning 200 medley relay squad in the season opener against Charleston and Radford.
High School: Swam for Charlotte Latin School and the SwimMac-Carolina Club Team … Came in third in the 100 meter backstroke at the 2008 state championship … Placed second at states in the 100 meter backstroke and the 100 meter butterfly in 2009 and 2010 … Junior National Team member for 100 meter backstroke 2009, 2010 … All-conference 2008, 2009, 2010 … Scholastic All-American 2009, 2010.
Personal: Caroline Kristen Higgins was born on Nov. 5, 1991, in Charlotte, N.C. … Daughter of John and Sally Higgins … Has two siblings, Charlie and Collin, both fellow swimmers at Tech … Majoring in psychology.
|Higgin's Career Best|
|50 Freestyle: 25.15||100 Backstroke: 55.01|
|200 Backstroke: 2:02.89||100 Butterfly: 57.87|