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2010 Pro Soccer Combine: Men's Player Profile -- Vito Higgins

  

picture from Gonzaga University

Positions Played:

Goalkeeper

Height:

6' 3"

Weight:

203 lbs.

Nationality/Passport:

US Passport

Birthdate/Birthplace: August 3, 1985 / New Mexico
School/Last Season of Eligibility:

Gonzaga University / 2008

Last Professional Team: N/A
Combine Coach: Kevin Mooney, Tim Hanley (Houston Dynamo) & Jon Busch (Chicago Fire)

 

Scouting Report from InfoSport 2010 Pro Soccer Combine
 
Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category

Score

Comments
Footwork

 

Hands Technically very solid
Diving (High) Very quick and solid shot stopper
Diving (Low)

 
Crosses  
Distribution

 
Communication

 
Decision Making

 

With Ball at Feet Good kicking ability and distribution 
Organization

 
 
Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength

4  

 

Speed

Good quickness and speed 

Quickness

 
Endurance

 

Agility

 

Combine Coach's Overall Comments:
Can play at the next level. Needs more time in the nets to help with decision making and quickness off the line. Technically, a very strong player.

Collegiate Soccer Career:
Head Coach: Einar Thorarinsson

 

Bulldogs all-time leader in saves with 305, currently an assistant coach at Gonzaga.

Higgins was instrumental in the Bulldogs reaching the NCAA Tournament in 2007, posting a 0.71 goals-against-average for the season to rank second on the single-season list behind fellow Hawaiian Josh Fouts and his 0.68 in 1998. Higgins also posted a 1.34 career GAA to rank third behind Fouts (0.83) and another Hawaiian, Mike McCarthy (1.16). His 14 career shutouts rank second behind Fouts. He started 70 of his 72 appearances and played more than 6,500 minutes in his career at Gonzaga.

 

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career:
Signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Galaxy of the MLS in the spring of 2008 following a tryout.

Injury and Medical Data:
No major injuries or medical conditions reported.

 

Contact Information:
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

 

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