Dukes News · All Grown Up: Ben Higgins


Today’s All Grown Up Athlete is Ben Higgins.

Ben is a 3 sport athlete for the Dukes. He played Football, Basketball, and Baseball. As a freshman Ben showed he was going to be excellent in baseball both as a fielder and at the plate. As a shortstop Ben was quick to react to the ball. As a batter, Ben was feared by opposing pitchers almost batting .500 in his junior season. He will continue his baseball career at Heidelberg University along side fellow Duke Ben Bliss.

Ben went out for basketball in his senior season and jumped right into the starting lineup displaying how versatile as an athlete he is. He was also a standout Quarterback in football earning Third Team All Ohio Honors and breaking records for Dukes football in Passing yards in a season. Please see below for Ben’s baseball stats.

#12 Ben Higgins
Heidelberg University (Baseball Commit)
4 year letterman (including 2020)
2019 Awards
1st Team All-County
1st Team All-Conference
NEOBCA All-District Nominee
All State Honorable Mention
Stats
2019 Hitting
G – 26, Avg – .488, R – 28, H – 39, 2B – 8, 3B – 1, HR – 2,  RBI – 33
Career Hitting
G – 65, Avg – .381, R – 51, H – 67, 2B – 12, 3B – 1, HR – 2, RBI – 64