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Kaitlin Higginbotham
Kaitlin Higginbotham

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Norman, Okla.

High School:
Redlands Community College

Height:
5-4


04/11/2012

Henderson Sets All-Time Record En Route To Medalist Honors

Brittany Henderson's 2-under 214 54-hole total is the Big South Championship all-time low score.

04/10/2012

Henderson Ties Record; Chants One Stroke Back In Second

Brittany Henderson shot a carrer-low 68 to tie the Big South single round record.

04/09/2012

Pair of Chanticleers Earn All-Big South Honors

Both Brittany Henderson and Kaitlin Higginbotham are two-time All-Big South honorees.

04/09/2012

Women's Golf In 2nd After Day 1 At Big South Championship

Jessica Alexander is tied for third overall after shooting a 1-over 73.

04/07/2012

Women's Golf Aims For Consecutive Big South Crowns

Coastal captured the 2011 Big South Championship by 18 strokes.

04/30/2012

2012 Coastal Carolina Women's Golf

2012 Coastal Carolina Women's Golf - Big South Championship

03/02/2012

2012 Women's Golf at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

2012 Women's Golf at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate (March 2-4, 2012)

2012 All-Big South Conference

2011 All-Big South Conference Performer ... Tied for 111th at the 2011 NCAA Championships ... Tied for 20th at the 2011 NCAA East Regional

Spring 2012: Named to the All-Big South Conference team as voted on by the league's coaches ... Finished with the conference's fifth-best scoring average of 76.46 ... Ranked as high as 214 by Golfweek ... Tied for 17th at the Big South Championship with a three-round tally of 235 (74-79-82) ... Shot a 72, her best single round of the season, on the third day of the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational en route to a 21st-place finish ... Tied for 38th at both the Central District Invitational (73-78-78 - 229 (+13)) and Darius Rucker Invitational (74-80 - 154 (+12)) to help Coastal to 10th and 14th place finishes, respectively ... Finished tied for 21st at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational (79-81-72 - 232 (+16)), helping Coastal to a fourth-place team finish ... Shot rounds of 77 and 76 at the rain shortened The Battle at Rancho Bernardo Inn ... Named to the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

Fall 2011:
Coastal's top finisher in each of the four fall events ... Started the season with a three round total of 232 to tie for 26th at the Texas A&M Mo'morial ... Carded a nine-over par 225, including a season-low 69 in the first round, at the Golfweek Conference Challenge to tie for 11th in the 90 competitor field and helped Coastal to a ninth place team finish ... Fired a season-best 54-hole score of 224 at the Lady Tar Heel Invitational to tie for 50th ... Turned in three rounds of 76 to total a 12-over par 228 at the Susie Maxwell Classic on her way to a 32nd place finish in the 90 competitor field.

Spring 2011: Earned All-Big South honors after finishing fourth in the Championship with a 54-hole tally of 233 to place eighth overall ... Carded a 220 at the NCAA East Regional to finish tied for 20th ... Turned in a 318 at the 54-hole NCAA Championship to place 111th ... Finished the season with a scoring average of 76.42 to rank third in the Big South ... Turned in two top ten finishes in eight events ... Carded a career-low 69 in the opening round of the SunTrust Gator Women's Invite ... Tied for 15th at the UCF Challenge to place 15th overall and help Coastal to the team title ... Finished tied for ninth with a 54-hole 221 at the Administaff Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate.

Fall 2010: Fired a final score of 127 at the Jacksonville Labor Day Shootout and finished tied for 20th place ... Finished tied for 57th with a score of 238 at the Golfweek Conference Challenge ... Tied for 59th at the Mercedes Benz Collegiate Championship with a score of 230 ... Was tied for 24th at the Palmetto Intercollegiate with an overall score of 225 ... Finished tied for 54th with a score of 233 at the Challenge at Onion Creek.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Played one season at Redlands Community College in El Reno, Okla.

High School: Was the OSCAA State Golf Champion in 2006 & 2007 ... Was the 6A state runner-up in 2008 ... Member of the 6A Senior Girls West All-State Team in 2008 ... Tabbed as the Big All-City Player of the Year in 2008 ... Was the Norman Transcript Player of the Month ... Owns the Trosper Park (OKC) Course Record ... Was a Big I qualifier winner at Jimmy Austin ... Represented USA in Harder ... Was a German Junior masters in 2008.

Coastal Carolina Results

Career Low Round.........................69
Career Rounds in the 60's................2
Career Rounds Par or Better............9

2010-11 (Junior)

9/6 Jacksonville Labor Day Shootout (72) 85 42 127 +19 t-20th
9/26-28 Golfweek Conference Challenge (72) 80 78 80 238 +22 t-57th
10/8-10 Merceds-Benz Collegiate Championship (72) 76 78 76 230 +14 t-59th
10/25-26 Palmetto Intercollegiate (72) 76 74 75 225 +9 t-24th
11/1-2 Challenge at Onion Creek (72) 76 73 84 233 +17 t-54th
2/13-15 UCF Challenge (72) 73 72 73 218 +2 15th
2-21-3/1 Kinderlou Forest Challenge (72) 75 76 80 231 +15 t-26th
3/6-7 SunTrust Gator Women's Invite (72) 69 77 77 223 +7 18th
3/13-14 Administaff/Jaguar Intercollegiate (72) 71 74 76 221 +5 t-9th
4/1-3 Rebel Intercollegiate (72) 73 76 76 225 +9 t-23rd
5/11-13 Big South Championships (72) 75 77 81 233 +17 t-8th
5/5-7 NCAA East Regional (72) 71 75 74 220 +4 t-20th
5/18-21 NCAA CHampionship (72) 82 78 78 80 318 +30 t-111th

2011-12 (Senior)

9/11-13 Texas A&M Mo'Morial (72) 80 77 75 232 +16 t-26th
9/19-21 Golfweek Conference Challenge (72) 69 81 75 225 +9 t-11th
10/7-9 Lady Tar Heel Invitational (72) 74 76 74 224 +8 t-50th
10/16-18 Susie Maxwell Classic (72) 76 76 76 228 +12 t-32nd
2/12-14 UCF Challenge (72) 73 77 79 229 +13 t-58th
2/20-21 Central District Invitational (72) 73 78 78 229 +13 t-38th
3/2-4 Darius Rucker Intercollegiate (71) 74 80 154 +12 t-38th
3/13-14 Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational (72) 79 81 72 232 +16 t-21st
3/19-20 The Battle at Rancho Bernardo Inn (72) 77 76 153 +9 t-30th
3/9-11 Big South Championship (72) 74 79 82 235 +19 t-17th