Nolan on Higgins - "Jade is the anchor of our team. As a leader and captain she has the ability to inspire her teammates both with her passion to train and ability to win us games. She is definitely the best GK in program history at Georgetown, I hope she gets the accolades she deserves this year."
2006 - Started all 19 games in goal for the Hoyas last season... Finished the season with five shutouts which brought her career total to 18, tops all-time at Georgetown... With her last save of the season, Higgins became the all-time career saves leader on the Hilltop, passing Shereena Chang (98-01)... Allowed one goal or less in 14 of her 19 starts, compiling a 0.99 goals against average and a .794 save percentage... Backstopped a Georgetown defense that set a new single-season record for fewest goals allowed (20)... Kept Georgetown opponents off the board for 325:01, a span that included three consecutive shutouts of Loyola (Md.), George Washington and American... Set a BIG EAST season-high with 14 saves in a non-conference affair with George Mason... Recorded two shutouts in conference play against Connecticut and DePaul and compiled a 1.14 GAA and a .764 save percentage.
2005 - Started all 21 games in the net for Georgetown ... Tied the school record for single-season shutouts with seven, third among conference foes ... Set the Georgetown record for career shutouts with 13 ... Posted 86 saves on the year, sixth in the BIG EAST ... Had a 1.46 goals against average and a .735 save percentage ... Posted first shutout of the year vs. Fairleigh Dickinson ... Helped lead the Hoyas to eight-straight wins, setting a new program mark, beginning with 3-0 shutout over Iona ... Named BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week and to the SoccerBuzz magazine's Team of the Week on September 19, after posting three straight shutouts over American, Towson and Delaware, making 14 saves ... Had shutout streak of 387:01 minutes over that stretch ... First conference shutout of the season in 1-0 win over Seton Hall ... Had four saves in 4-0 shutout of Cincinnati ... Tied school mark with 1-0 shutout at Syracuse to advance to the BIG EAST Quarterfinals ... Recorded season-high nine saves in season-ending loss at Notre Dame.
2004 - Started all 19 games for the Hoyas ... Tallied six shutouts in her rookie season, third among Hoyas in a single-season ... Ranked third in BIG EAST conference games with fi ve shutouts ... Posted 66 saves, a .725 save percentage and 1.30 goals against average ... Recorded fi rst collegiate win with 7-1 victory over Howard in the season-opener ... Followed with fi rst shutout at Bucknell, making four saves ... Named BIG EAST Rookie of the Week after posting a 3-0 shutout over St. John's in her fi rst BIG EAST contest ... Second-straight shutout in 1-0 win over Providence ... Won four-straight games toward the end of the season, including three consecutive shutouts over Seton Hall, No. 16 West Virginia and Pittsburgh.
Prior to Georgetown - A captain of both her high school and club teams ... Named to the all-county and all-state teams in 2002 ... Her club team, the Oceanside Blue Express, earned a State Cup Championship and numerous appearances in tournament fi nals ... Six year member of the Olympic Development Program team in Eastern New York and a former Region I pool team member.
Higgins' Career Statistics