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  Charles Higgins

Charles Higgins

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Arlington, TX

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Career: 2004-05: Came off the bench in B division at the ICSA Gill Dinghy National Championship to help the team finish sixth overall and seventh in his division...Collaborated with teammates Anna Tunnicliffe, Bill Berg, Emily Bartlett, Michael Smith, Maureen Castruccio, Ryan Kozoriz, Wade Schon catching 3rd place at the Szambecki Team Race held at Old Dominion University...Teamed with David Tunnicliffe, Thomas Lewin, and Wade Schon to place 3rd at the MAISA Sloops Championship...Placed 3rd in the Navy South Laser qualifier...2003-04: Placed sixth in the Navy Laser Open...Teamed with Christabelle Fernandez to finish sixth in A division at the St. Mary's Open...Placed 12th in the MAISA Men's Singlehanded Championship...2002-03: Made an immediate impact during his rookie season by placing first in the A Division at the Hampton Bay Days regatta in September... Teamed with Marriner to finish first at the Old Dominion Open, third at the Tom Curtis regatta, and fourth at the MAISA Freshman regatta... The duo also had a third place performance at the MAISA/SAISA. Prep: Will bring depth at the skipper position for the coed and men's squads ... Played soccer and golf at Lamar High School in Arlington, TX.

Personal: Born April 29, 1984...Son of Finlay and Deborah Higgins of Arlington, TX ... Works as a sailing instructor during the summer...Favorite sports personality is Howard Cossell...Goal in life is to compete in the America's Cup...Majoring in Business Management...

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