Tiara Higuchi
Tiara Higuchi
Height: 5-5
Year: JR
Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario
High School: Port Credit Secondary
CAREER SINGLES RESULTS
Year #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Other Overall
2016-17 0-0 1-5 1-3 6-5 3-0 0-0 0-1 11-14
2017-18 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
TOTAL 0-0
1-5 1-3 6-5 3-0 0-0 0-1 11-14

 

CAREER DOUBLES RESULTS
Year #1 #2 #3 Other Overall
2015-16 0-3 10-8 0-0 0-0 10-11
2017-18 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
TOTAL 0-3 10-8 0-0 0-0 10-11

2017-18 (Sophomore)

  • Did not compete/Redshirted

2016-17 (Freshman)

  • Finished third on the team with 11 victories in singles action
  • Had an overall record of 11-14 in singles play, most often playing at No. 4 singles, where she was 6-5
  • Played multiple matches at No. 2, No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 in the singles lineup
  • Partnered with Mihaela Codreanu to form Rhode Island's most successul doubles tandon. They were 10-11 overall, and 10-8 at the No. 2 spot
  • Earned her first collegiate victory playing at No. 3 singles against Saint Joseph's (9/10) 

High School:

  • Ranked #57 among all Canadian juniors in singles play - including a #30 ranking in the province of Ontario
  • Also rated #51 among Canadian juniors for doubles (#25 Ontario)
  • A two-time Provincial Doubles semifinalist (2012, 2014), she finished fourth in the Ontario U16 championship in 2014 and was fifth in the U12 ladder in 2012.
  • In 2013, finished ninth in singles play and 12th in doubles at the National U16 Championship
  • Two-sport athlete at Port Credit Secondary School in tennis and swimming
  • Was a dual gold medalist at the OFSAA championship and set the ROPSSAA 100m breaststroke record in 2015.

Personal:  

  • Born May 16, 1998
  • Daughter of Ratanak and Gordon Higuchi
  • Plans to major in biomechanical engineering
  • Has one brother - Gavin
  • Lists her favorite teams as the San Jose Sharks and the Montreal Canadiens and her favorite athlete as Gael Monfils
  • Is a blue belt in karate
  • Enjoys watching movies, listening to music, and traveling
  • Chose URI because: “Most importantly, it was a very strong academic program in the field I am interested in.  URI is in a competitive conference and located within driving distance of home.”