Cal Volleyball BIO
Christina Higgins
Player Profile:
Christina Higgins 1250351
Position: Outside Hitter/OPP
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Inglewood, Calif.
High School: Harvard-Westlake
Experience: 3 Letters

As a Junior (2013):

•    Was named a Second Team AVCA All-American

•    Earned All-Pac-12 honorable mention

•    Ranked ninth in the Pac-12 with 3.52 kills per set

•    Registered a career-high 26 kills against Washington State

•    Was named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week on Nov. 11

•    Earned Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention

As a Sophomore (2012):

•    Played in all 31 matches, and was a key contributor to Cal's offense

•    Tied for second on the team with 2.76 kills per set

•    Contributed 0.56 blocks per set

•    Had a career-high 18 kills against Arizona and Washington

As a Freshman (2011):

• Named to the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team

• Key member of the Cal attack, playing in 83 sets

• Two time Pac-12 Freshman of the Week - Oct. 3 and Oct. 17

• Fourth on the team in kills with 173, averaging 2.08 per set

High School/Club:

•'s No. 11-ranked Senior Ace and a Fab 50 Senior by Volleyball Magazine

• Named to the USA Singapore Youth World Olympic Team and led her squad to a silver-medal finish and helped guide Sports Shack Volleyball Club to the gold medal at the 2010 Junior National Championships

• Three-time All-Mission League selection (2008-10) and helped lead Harvard-Westlake to three league titles

• Named to the honor roll three times and served four years as Harvard-Westlake's Student Ambassador

• Gained her first International experience after being selected to the Southern California Volleyball Association's 2009 Global Challenge Team, with which she trained and competed in Italy and Croatia, leading her team to a fifth-place finish

• Member of the 2007 USA High Performance training team, the 2010 USA High Performance Junior A2 Team, and alternate to the 2010 USA High Performance Junior National Training Team

• Named the 2010 High School Player of the Year by the Los Angeles Daily News


• Considering a major in sociology

• Mother is Kathryn Higgins, who attended UC Irvine, and father is Clifford Higgins, and he went to Cal State Northridge

• Father played basketball at Cal State Northridge, where he is currently in the Hall of Fame and was drafted by the Warriors

• Has two cousins who also attended Cal

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