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 Cory Higgins
Cory Higgins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Abilene, Texas

High School:
Eula

Position:
Distance

Experience:
3L


2009 OUTDOOR: Season best of 3:50.75 in the 1500M at the Michael Johnson Classic ... member of the 4x1500M relay that placed second at the Texas Relays with a time of 15:58.57 ... ran a 3:53.73 at the Big 12 Championships in the 1500M.

2009 INDOOR: Ran a season best of 4;09.78 in the mile at the Big 12 Championships ... clocked a 8:20.40 in the 300M at the Tyson Invitational and a member of the distance medley relay that won the Texas Tech Invitational twice.

2008 OUTDOOR: Competed in the Big 12 Championships in the 1500M event ... won the John McDonnell Invite in the 300M event with a time of 8:50.23 ... placed fourth at the ACU Invitational in the 800M event ... member of the fifth place 4X400M relay at the ACU Invitational.

2008 INDOOR: Competed at the Big 12 Championships in the mile event setting a personal best time of 4:15.94 ... competed in the Big 12 Championships in the 3,000M event finishing with a time of 8:30.67 ... placed second at the Texas Tech Invitational as member of the 4X800M relay ... part of the second-place distance medley relay at the Texas Tech Invitational.

2007 OUTDOOR: Competed in 6 events ... set a personal best in the 1500M at the Sooner Invite with a time of 4:02.33 ... placed first in the Texas Tech Open for the 1500M with a time of 4:09.89 ... placed second in the 3000M, clocking 9:29.25 at the Texas Tech Open ... a personal best in the 5000M at the Oliver Jackson Open,, clocking a 15:45.67 ... at the Big 12 Championships ran a time of 4:04.50 in the 1500M

2007 INDOOR: Competed in four events ... ran a personal best in the mile at the Texas Tech Open with a time of 4:27.24 ... clocked a 9:00.42 in the 3000M at the Big 12 Championships ... member of the 4x800M relay which placed third at the Texas Tech Open with a time of 8:02.98..member of the DMR that ran a 10:22.31 at the Big 12 Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Ran a time of 16:16 in the 5k at the state meet in 2004... had a clocking of 4:28 in the 1600M and 9:54 in the 3200M... honored as an academic all-district performer.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 3, 1987, to Steve and Cathy Higgins... full name is Matthew Cory Higgins, but goes by Cory... parents both attended Texas Tech... father is a store manager at John Deere and mother is a manager at First Priority Credit Union... has a sister who attends Texas Tech... plans to major in engineering.

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