SFA enters Tuesday having won nine of its last 11 games overall.
SFA leads a pack of seven teams within one game of first-place in conference play with 12 games to go.
The 'Jacks and Lions are two of four teams tied atop the SLC standings entering the weekend.
Cameron Gann will go for his second straight midweek win at Dallas Baptist.
SFA has won six of its last seven games after taking two of three from Cowboys.
2012: Appeared in 13 games, making six starts, as a junior ... posted a 2-3 record, with a 5.93 ERA in 30.1 innings pitched ... .275 opponents batting average ... allowing 33 hits ... 27 runs ... 20 earned runs ... 21 strikeouts ... 11 walks ... surrendered one double, two triples and two home runs on the season ... tossed the first of four Lumberjack complete games ... five scoreless appearances ... tossed two-thirds of and inning in relief with one strikeout in against Portland (2/19) ... made first start of the season, surrendering three runs on four hits with three walks and three strikeouts against Grambling (2/22) ... went the distance, surrendering three runs (two earned) on six hits with two walks and five strikeouts in complete game at Louisiana-Monroe (2/28) ... tossed five innings, scattering eight hits, surrendering one run with one strikeout in start at Grambling (3/6) ... tossed four inning, surrendering six runs (four earned) on eight hits with four strikeouts in start at No. 22 Texas ... made two more starts on the season against Texas-San Antonio (3/25) and No. 5 Rice (5/8) ... also made seven appearances in late relief after moving back to the bullpen.
2011: Made six appearances with two starts ... posted a 3.14 ERA, with a 2-1 record, through 14.1 innings pitched ... allowed just nine hits just one for extra bases ... seven runs ... five earned ... .188 opponents batting average ... made four appearances without giving up an earned run ... tossed 1.2 innings allowing just one hit in series conclusion against Ark-Little Rock (2/20) ... tossed a one-hitter through five innings and got win at Texas Southern (3/15) ... picked up second and final win of the season tossing six innings, allowing four hits and two earned runs, against UT-Pan American (5/17).
2010: Made 16 appearances on the year as a true freshman, going 1-0 on the year with the win coming in lone start of the year against UT-Pan American (4/7) ... posted a 4.67 ERA with 13 strikeouts and 14 walks in 27.0 innings on the year ... went a season-long 6.2 innings in the win over UTPA, allowing four runs over that span with a pair of strikeouts in earning the win ... made career debut at UTPA (3/16), allowing just one run in 2.2 innings of relief with a walk in a strikeout ... allowed two earned runs in four 4.0 innings of relief against Houston (3/23) ... struck out a season-high three hitters in two innings of relief at Dallas Baptist (5/11).
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Hutto High School ... led Hippos to the Class 3A state tournament in 2008 ... 2008 all-District 18-3A third baseman ... pitched two-hit shutout against Jasper in Game 3 of 2008 regional semis and earned win against Taylor in the regional finals ... hit .308 in 2008 with 13 runs scored, 18 hits 16 RBI, 4 doubles and a home run ... was 9-1 on the mound with two saves and held opponents to a .186 average while maintaining a 1.79 ERA ... was honorable mention All-District 25-4A in 2009 ...2009 THSBCA 4A Academic All-State ... was 2-1 in 2007 with 1 save, also pitching in state playoffs.
Personal: Born October 3, 1990 ... son of Cindy and Dennis Higginbotham ... majoring in mathematics.