33 - Nate Higgins
|Hometown:||St. Mary's Pa.|
|High School:||Elk County Catholic|
Nate Higgins is versatile player for the Eagles with the ability to play on the perimeter or in the post. He has the ability to shoot from the outside or drive and finish at the basket. His size, versatility, and understanding of the game will make him a tough match-up for opponents and solid fit for Juniata's style of play.
2010-2011: Higgins saw time in 15 games as a sophomore...averaged 5.5 points per game...totaled 83 points...grabbed 65 rebounds...shot 37.5% from behind the arc...had a career best of 13 points versus Susquehanna University in the last game of the regular season.
2009-2010: Played in all 25 games, starting in 21 of them as a freshman... averaged 4.4 points and 3.4 rebounds a game... shot 42-118 from the floor, including 11-33 from beyond the three point arc... led the team in rebounding twice this season, first against Scranton on Jan. 15 with seven, then again at USMMA on Jan. 22 with six... had a career best 10 points against Scranton on Feb. 13 on 4-8 shooting, 2-3 from three-point territory.
HIGH SCHOOL: Scored over 1,000 points as a three year letter winner... averaged 15.6 points per game and 9.1 rebounds per game as a senior... helped lead his team to a District 9 championship as well as an appearance in the PIAA Western Semifinals in 2008-09... selected Second Team All-State, Tri-County Allstar Honorable Mention, District 9 All-Star as a senior as well as a two-time AML All-Star.
PERSONAL: Son of Jim and Amy Higgins... POE is Engineering with a secondary emphasis in biology