Of its 57 academic all-WAC selections from its spring sports, Utah State had 23 student-athletes from women's outdoor track honored, along with 15 from men's outdoor track, six from softball, five from both men's tennis and women's tennis, and three from the men's golf team.
In all, approximately 51 percent of USU's student-athletes earned a 3.2 GPA to qualify for the awards.
For the week of April 22, 2013.
For the week of April 15, 2013.
USU finished in 22nd-place in the 24-team field with a 54-over 614 (322-292).
2011-12 (So.): Ended the season with a stroke average of 74.83 over 23 rounds... Season-best 54-hole score was a 5-over 215 (66-68-81) at the Wyoming hosted Cowboy Classic, which included his 18-hole career-low of 6-under 66 during the opening round... Best tournament finish was a tie for seventh at the Southern Utah hosted Pat Hicks Thunderbird Invitational with a 1-under 143 (70-73)... Had three top-20 finishes during the season, including tying for 19th at the BYU hosted PING Cougar Classic with a 4-over 220 (73-74-73)... Overall, carded five under par rounds during the year, including three rounds in the 60's... Finished the season tying for eighth at the WAC Championships with a 5-over 221 (68-77-76)... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
2009-10 (Fr.): Finished the season with a stroke average of 74.80 over 25 rounds... Best 54-hole score was 4-over 216 at both the Bill Cullum Invitational (70-71-75) and Wyoming Cowboy Classic (71-72-73)... Had his best finish at the Pat Hicks Invitational, tying for sixth with an even par score of 144 (70-74).
High School: A four-year letterwinner at Shelley (Idaho) High School... A state medalist in 2008... Shot a low round of 67 his senior season... Tied for third at state his senior year... Played for the state champions all four seasons... A three-year letterwinner in basketball and football.
Personal: in Idaho Falls, Idaho... Son of Joe and Karlene Higham... Has two siblings... Cousin of former Utah State golfer Austin French and current USU golfer Will Higham... Majoring in nutrition, dietetics and food science.